Ava as the goddess Venus

Ava Gardner

Birth: December 24, 1922 North Carolina, United States Death: January 25, 1990 London, England Ava Lavinia Gardner was born on Christmas Eve, 1922 in the small community of Grabtown in North Carolina. Her parents were farmers and she was the youngest of seven children. When Ava was a toddler a fire burned down her family’s …