Ava Gardner -24/12/1922 - AKA - Ava Lavinia Gardner
American Actress and Hollywood Icon
Contracted to MGM Studios in 1941 and her breakout role saw her playing Kitty Collins in The Killers
Ava is ranked number 25 in the American Film Institute's Greatest Female Stars
She starred in over 65 films from 1941 - 1982
Married to Frank Sinatra from 1951 - 1957, the Roman Catholic Church disapproved of Frank leaving his wife for a 'femme fatale'. Ava's autobiography noted Frank as the love of her life.
Here's a look a look at some of Ava's subtle Sweater Girl moments...