Ava Gardner

Ava Gardner

American actress
Oh, what the hell did I know? I went to the set the first day in full makeup and the director told me to take it off. So I did the film without makeup. I had nothing to do with anything I did. I never understood why I was so famous.More Ava Gardner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I dealt with men who had tempers, and who could get violent-Lord knows how I had to defend myself against Howard Hughes and Frank Sinatra, and from Artie Shaw's verbal abuse. But George [C. Scott] was a different category of animal when he got drunk. He'd break into my hotel room, which he did in Italy, London and at the Beverly Hills Hotel, attack me to where I was frightened for my life, and scream, 'Why won't you marry me?' Well, I would never marry a man who couldn't control his liquor. Me, I'm a happy drunk. I lauMore Ava Gardner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I thought I was making fifty dollars a week [at MGM], but it turned out to be $35 because twelve weeks of the year you were on layoff. It was white slavery, and it lasted for seventeen years.More Ava Gardner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I couldn't imagine a better place [Australia] for making a film on the end of the world.More Ava Gardner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And the news got worse. It appeared that there was this whole other person Jesus Christ whose birthday a lot of people tended to confuse with mine. I was personally outraged. It was a long time before I forgave the Lord for that.More Ava Gardner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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