Ava Lavinia Gardner was born in the small farming community of Grabtown, Johnston County, North Carolina, the last of 7 children of poor tobacco farmers.
She died of pneumonia in London, England.
Ava Gardner is interred in the Sunset Memorial Park, Smithfield, North Carolina; the town of Smithfield now has an Ava Gardner Museum.
Ava Gardner Facts
|Birth Name||Ava Lavinia Gardner|
|Birthday||December 24, 1922|
|Birthplace||Grabtown, North Carolina, USA|
|Date of death||January 25, 1990 (age 67)|
|Height||5' 6" (1m68) How tall is Ava Gardner compared to you?|
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