NEW! Now you can update the order and selection of the titles for your Known For list

Ava Gardner (I) (1922–1990)

Actress | Soundtrack | Stunts
Visit on IMDb
KNOWN FOR 
The Killers (1946) | On the Beach (1959) | Earthquake (1974)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations More »
AKA 
A. Gardner
NICKNAMEs  
Snowdrop, Angel, The Christmas Eve Girl
BORN 
Dec 24, 1922 (died Jan 25, 1990)
HEIGHT 
5' 6" (1.68m)

Filmography Filter

Past Film & Video (67 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (6 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) In Memory Of (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for MaggieMaggie (TV Movie) Diane Webb  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for HaremHarem (TV Movie) Kadin  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Long Hot SummerThe Long Hot Summer (TV Movie) Minnie Littlejohn  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Knots LandingKnots Landing (TV Series) Ruth Galveston / Ruth Sumner Galveston (7 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 7
    Show more
  • Primary photo for A.D.A.D. (TV Mini-series) Agrippina (5 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 5
    • Part 5 (Apr 4, 1985) Agrippina  Less
    • Part 4 (Apr 3, 1985) Agrippina  Less
    • Part 3 (Apr 2, 1985) Agrippina  Less
    Show more
Self (9 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (37 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Sinatra: All or Nothing at AllSinatra: All or Nothing at All (TV Mini-series) Herself (2 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015
    • Part 2 (Apr 6, 2015) Herself (archive footage)  Less
    • Part 1 (Apr 5, 2015) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2001–2012)  Less 2001–2012
  • Primary photo for Out of My Dreams: Oscar Hammerstein IIOut of My Dreams: Oscar Hammerstein II (TV Movie) Julie La Verne (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Stars of the Silver ScreenStars of the Silver Screen (TV Series) Eloise Y. Kelly (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Clark Gable (2011) Eloise Y. Kelly (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack CardiffCameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff Pandora Reynolds / Maria Vargas (archive footage)  Less 2010 £500K $20K
  • Primary photo for 50 años de50 años de (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
    • La primera vez (Feb 11, 2010) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Muchachada nuiMuchachada nui (TV Series) Ava Gardner (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
    • Episode #3.8 (Apr 8, 2009) Ava Gardner (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Il falso bugiardoIl falso bugiardo Herself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Spisok korableySpisok korabley Self (archive footage)  Less 2008 €6K
  • Primary photo for De Madrid a la LlunaDe Madrid a la Lluna Herself (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for La imagen de tu vidaLa imagen de tu vida (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • Episode #1.8 (Nov 2, 2006) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for 50 y más50 y más (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for History vs. HollywoodHistory vs. Hollywood (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
    • The Aviator (Dec 15, 2004) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Bozhestvennaya GlikeriyaBozhestvennaya Glikeriya Self (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Ava Gardner and Frank SinatraAva Gardner and Frank Sinatra (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Kid Stays in the PictureThe Kid Stays in the Picture Herself (archive footage)  Less 2002 $1.4MM
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Midway'The Making of 'Midway' (Video) Remy Graff (scene from "Earthquake") (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Rat PackThe Rat Pack (TV Series) Herself  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for Classified XClassified X (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1998 $65
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Knots Landing Block PartyThe Knots Landing Block Party (TV Special) Ruth Sumner Galveston (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Crazy About the Movies: Ava GardnerCrazy About the Movies: Ava Gardner (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Legends of the WestLegends of the West Actress in 'Judge Roy Bean' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Frank Sinatra: The Voice of Our TimeFrank Sinatra: The Voice of Our Time (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The 1950's: Music, Memories & MilestonesThe 1950's: Music, Memories & Milestones (Video) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Dead Men Don't Wear PlaidDead Men Don't Wear Plaid Kitty Collins (archive footage)  Less 1982 $9MM $17MM
  • Primary photo for Kolossal - i magnifici MacistiKolossal - i magnifici Macisti Maria Cayetana, Duchess of Alba (archive footage) (as A. Gardner)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for That's Entertainment!That's Entertainment! Herself - at Banquet / Clip from 1951 version of 'Show Boat' (archive footage)  Less 1974 $3.2MM
  • Primary photo for Just One More TimeJust One More Time (Short) Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Love GoddessesThe Love Goddesses Herself (archive footage)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for La rabbiaLa rabbia Herself (archive footage)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
    • Episode #10.48 (Aug 25, 1957) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer StoryThe Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Story Self (archive footage)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for The Costume DesignerThe Costume Designer (Short) Self (archive footage)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Some of the Best: Twenty-Five Years of Motion Picture LeadershipSome of the Best: Twenty-Five Years of Motion Picture Leadership (Short) Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for Twenty Years AfterTwenty Years After (Short) Self (archive footage)  Less 1944

Filter by:

Select: All | None
Edit Page Submit additional information and/or report errors on this page. If it is approved by IMDb database managers, it will be added to the page in a future update.
Become an IMDbPro Member Today
Get access to the industry's most essential research tool
Get Connected Detailed contact & representation data
Stay Informed IMDb trends, shared credits & industry news
Discover New Opportunities In-Development projects & casting notices
Showcase Your Talent Enhanced profile control with photos, demo reels, & bio