Ava Gardner (1922 – 1990) was as American actress, born in Smithfield, North Carolina. She was one of the most popular actresses in Hollywood, and today many people are still considering Ava as one of the most beautiful actresses ever. Ava Gardner measurements, her feminine style and her beautiful face were a perfect combination. She was born in the farming area, and she was the youngest of seven children. Ava had two brothers and four sisters. When she still was a little girl, her parents lost their property, and her father was working at a sawmill, and her mother was a housekeeper and a cook. When she was seven years old, family moved to Newport News, Virginia. After her father died, family moved again, this time to Rock Ridge, North Carolina. Do you think that you would have become instant fan of Ava Gardner as soon as you see her?
How Ava Gardner Became An Actress
Since she was a little girl Ava was incredibly beautiful. When she was almost twenty years old, she went to visit her sister Beatrice and her husband Larry (professional photographer), in New York in 1941. Ava Gardner measurements were simply amazing, but her beautiful face was even more stunning. Larry offered Ava to take her portrait and she said yes. Her portrait was simply magnificent, and Larry decided to display the photo in the front window of his Photo Studio on Fifth Avenue. In that time, clerk from Loews Theatres Barnard Duhan saw the photo of Ava, and he was amazed by her beauty. He tried to get Ava’s number but receptionist said no. He said: “Somebody should send her info to MGM.” Larry decided to do so, and he sent her photo. Ava was a student, but as soon as she was invited to an interview, and got a job in MGM, she left the college. She had specific Southern accent, and because of that studio hired for her a speech coach. Her first roles on screen were not so noticeable, but because she was very persistent and dedicated to her work, she started to get roles in movies that increased her popularity such as The Snows of Kilimanjaro, Seven days in May, The Barefoot Contessa. For the role in the movie Mogambo, she was nominated for Academy Award (for best actress).
Ava Gardner – Stormy Love Life
As a woman with a remarkable beauty, Ava was more than eye-catching. Ava Gardner measurements, her sexiness and her amazing smile were the reasons why she attracted so many various types of men. She was married three times, and she was married to:
- Mickey Rooney – they got married in 1942, but they divorced in 1943. The reason of their divorce was Mickey’s life style.
- Artie Shaw – jazz musician. He was married to Lana Turner before. Artie and Ava were married from 1945 to 1946.
- Frank Sinatra – this was Ava’s last marriage. Frank left her wife Nancy, and his marriage with Ava was all around the news. They were married from 1951 to 1957. She later stated that Frank was the love of her life. Their marriage was turbulent, with so many ups and downs, she even was pregnant two times, but decided not to born, and she had two abortions. She later said that in that time MGM had different penalties for stars who decide to have babies. They stayed good friends till her end.
After she divorced from Frank, she went to Spain when she met famous writer Ernest Hemingway and they became very close friends.Ava Gardner had two strokes during the 1980’s. After that, she was not seen in public no more, and even she had the money to cover all the medical costs, Frank Sinatra was the one who paid all the expenses when Ava went to see a specialist.Ava Gardner died in London from pneumonia, and she was 67 years old. She was buried next to her parents and siblings in North Carolina. At her funeral, there was a black limousine, but no one get out of that car. All the speculation saying that Frank Sinatra was in that car.Now that you are aware of Ava Gardner measurements, read also about Blake Lively’s measurements.
Years after she died, Ava Gardner measurements, style, beauty and posture remain something that is a dream of every woman on the globe. Many people will say that Ava was one of the most beautiful actresses ever. Would have liked to see Ava Gardner measurements when she was still alive?
Ava Gardner Body Statistics:
- Bra Size: 34B
- Height: 168 cm
- Weight: 54 kg
- Shoe Size: 8
- Hair Color: brown
- Eye Color: green