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Ava Lavinia Gardner was an American actress and singer.
She was signed to a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1941 and appeared mainly in small roles until she drew attention with her performance in The Killers. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her work in Mogambo, and also received BAFTA Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for other films.
Gardner appeared in several high-profile films from the 1940s to 1970s, including The Hucksters, The Snows of Kilimanjaro, On the Beach, The Night of the Iguana, Earthquake, and The Cassandra Crossing. Gardner continued to act regularly until 1986, four years before her death in London in 1990 at the age of 67.
She is listed 25th among the American Film Institute's 25 Greatest Female Stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema.