Friday, December 24, 2010
Happy Birthday: Ava Gardner!
Ava Gardner (December 24, 1922 – January 25, 1990), performed in small roles until her performance in the film, The Killers (1946). Please click here to view The Killers(1946) movie review.
Soon after, she became one of Hollywood's leading actresses and considered one of the most beautiful women of her day. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in, Mogambo (1953). Please click here to view Mogambo(1954) movie review.
She appeared in many films from the 1950s to 1970s: Bhowani Junction (1956), On the Beach (1959), The Night of the Iguana (1964),Please click here to view Night of the Iguana(1964) movie review. Earthquake (1974), and The Cassandra Crossing (1976). Gardner continued to act until 1986.
This video is from the film, Show Boat (1951).
Please click here to read more about Ava Gardner.