Ava Lavinia Gardner was an American actress. She was signed to a contract by MGM Studios in 1941 and appeared mainly in small roles until she drew attention with her performance in The Killers. She became one of Hollywood's leading actresses and is considered one of the most beautiful women to have ever worked in cinema. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her work in Mogambo.
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