Knowledge Identifier: +Ava_Gardner
While in Newport News, Virginia, Gardner's father became ill and died from bronchitis in 1938, when Ava was 15 years old
Howard Duff - Duff had a tempestuous relationship with actress Ava Gardner in the late 1940s
Gardner was visiting her sister Beatrice in New York in 1941 when Beatrice's husband Larry Tarr, a professional photographer, offered to take her portrait
Soon after her arrival in Los Angeles , Gardner met fellow MGM contract player Mickey Rooney; they married on January 10, 1942, in Ballard, California; she was 19 years old and he was 21
Gardner's second marriage was brief and to jazz musician and band leader Artie Shaw, from 1945 to 1946
Other films include "The Hucksters" with Clark Gable, "Show Boat" , "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" with Gregory Peck, "Lone Star" with Clark Gable, "Mogambo" with Clark Gable and Grace Kelly, 1954's "The Barefoot Contessa" with Humphrey Bogart , "Bhowani Junction" , "The Sun Also Rises" with Tyrone Power and Errol Flynn , and the film version of Nevil Shute's best-selling "On the Beach" with Peck and Fred Astaire
She appeared in several high-profile films from the 1950s to 1970s, including "The Hucksters" , "Show Boat" , "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" , "The Barefoot Contessa" , "Bhowani Junction" , "On the Beach" , "Seven Days in May" , "The Night of the Iguana" , "The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean" , "Earthquake" , and "The Cassandra Crossing"
Barbara Sinatra - The Roman Catholic church, which, in the 1950s, had savaged Sinatra for his decision to divorce Nancy Sinatra and marry Ava Gardner, officiated at his fourth marriage
Robert Sterling - He did, however, play the non-singing role of Steve Baker, opposite Ava Gardner as Julie, in the hit MGM 1951 film version of "Show Boat"
Two years later, in 1966, Gardner briefly sought the role of Mrs. Robinson in Mike Nichols' "The Graduate"
Gardner died at her London home, 34 Ennismore Gardens, where she had lived since 1968
She appeared in a number of disaster films throughout the 1970s, notably "Earthquake" with Charlton Heston, "The Cassandra Crossing" , and the Canadian movie "City on Fire"
The Cassandra Crossing - "'The Cassandra Crossing"' is a 1976 Italian-British disaster/thriller film directed by George Pan Cosmatos and starring Richard Harris, Sophia Loren, Martin Sheen, Burt Lancaster, Lee Strasberg, Ava Gardner and O. J. Simpson about an infected Swedish terrorist who plagues a train's passengers as they head to a derelict arch bridge
Gardner continued to act regularly until 1986, four years before her death, at age 67, in London in 1990
Mosaraf Ali - After a stint in rural India studying homeopathy, herbalism and medical fasting, and working in Hong Kong at the Vital Life Centre from 1988 until May 1991, he came to London to work at the Hale Clinic where his therapies reportedly proved successful for patients such as Sarah Miles and Ava Gardner
Deborah Kara Unger - In 1998 she played the role Ava Gardner in HBO film "The Rat Pack"
Ryan Phillippe - On September 9, 1999, Phillippe and Witherspoon welcomed a daughter named Ava Elizabeth Phillippe, after actress Ava Gardner
March 2010 Gardner's friendship with Hemingway led to her becoming a fan of bullfighting and bullfighters such as Luis Miguel Dominguín, who became her lover
The 2018 Spanish TV Series "Arde Madrid" is a dramatic comedy with thriller elements based on Ava Gardner's life in Franco's Spain