Ava Gardner

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Ava Gardner (December 24, 1922 – January 25, 1990) was an American actress and singer.

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 (1946). She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her work in Mogambo (1953).

Gardner appeared in several high-profile films from the 1950s to 1970s, including The Hucksters (1947), Show Boat (1951), The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952), The Barefoot Contessa (1954), Bhowani Junction (1956), On the Beach (1959), 55 Days at Peking (1963), Seven Days in May (1964), The Night of the Iguana (1964), The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972), Earthquake (1974), and The Cassandra Crossing (1976). 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.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2004 BDCiné - Rita Hayworth Various Artists 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1989 Love Songs From the Silver Screen Various Artists 1
1995 100 Years of Cinema: 40 Classic Performances Various Artists 2
2001 Musical Wonderland Various Artists 1
2004 The Original American Songbook Various Artists 1
100% Movie Classics Various Artists 1
The Big Picture Various Artists 1

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1973 Show Boat / Annie Get Your Gun Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II / Irving Berlin 1

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2013 Grace Kelly et la musique Various Artists 1

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