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Ava Gardner

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I wish to live to 150 years old, but the day I die, I wish it to be with a cigarette in one hand and a glass of whiskey in the other.

— Ava Gardner


Sex isn't all that important, but it is when you love someone very much.

— Ava Gardner

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Go fuck yourself," I replied, always the lady. "I'm staying here.

— Ava Gardner

#fighting #frank-sinatra #humor #humor

Hell, I suppose if you stick around long enough they have to say something nice about you.

— Ava Gardner

#critics #humor #humor

God knows I've got so many frailties myself, I ought to be able to understand and forgive them in others. But I don't.

— Ava Gardner

#flaws #forgiveness #human-frailties #forgiveness

Great idea," I said. "Call the police. Call the fucking police.

— Ava Gardner

#fighting #frank-sinatra #humor #police #humor

So this was where lust was satisfied. If I'd been an old-time miner I'd have asked for my gold nugget back.

— Ava Gardner

#brothels #disappointment #humor #humor

In one scene, when I was supposed to say, "In a pig's eye you are," what came out was, "In a pig's ass you are." Old habits die awfully hard.

— Ava Gardner

#humor #improvising #night-of-the-iguana #swearing #humor

He will always be my Sir Galahad.

— Ava Gardner

#clark-gable #friendship #friendship

I'm here to tell you, there ain't much forgiveness in that old-time religion. That particular savior was a mean son of a bitch. If you sinned, honey, he was going to get you, no doubt about it.

— Ava Gardner

#forgiveness #god #humor #religion #sin

About Ava Gardner

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The following year Ava Gardner played her last great leading role in a superlative film The Night of the Iguana (1964) based upon a Tennessee Williams play and starring Richard Burton as an atheist clergyman and Deborah Kerr as a gentle artist traveling with her aged poet grandfather. He did not attempt to record her voice because her Southern accent made it almost impossible for him to understand her. When Gardner was seven years old the family decided to try their luck in a larger city Newport News Virginia where Mollie Gardner found work managing a boarding house for the city's many shipworkers.

She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her work in Mogambo (1953). She became one of Hollywood's leading actresses considered one of the most beautiful women of her day. She is listed 25th among the American Film Institute's Greatest female stars.

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