Filmography


    From small, uncredited walk-ons to leading roles and character parts, the following list chronicles Ava Gardner’s 45-year acting career.

     

    Fancy Answers (1941, Short) - Girl at Recital (uncredited) 

    Strange Testament (1941, Short) - Waitress (uncredited)

    Shadow of the Thin Man (1941) - Passerby at Racetrack (uncredited)

    H.M. Pulham, Esq. (1941) - Young Socialite (uncredited)

    Babes on Broadway (1941) - Audience Member (unconfirmed, uncredited)

    We Do It Because (1942, Short) - Lucretia Borgia (uncredited)

    Joe Smith, American (1942) - Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)

    This Time for Keeps (1942) - Girl in Car Lighting Cigarette (uncredited)

    Kid Glove Killer (1942) - Car Hop (uncredited)

    Sunday Punch (1942) - Ringsider (uncredited)

    Calling Dr. Gillespie (1942) - Graduating Student at Miss Hope's (uncredited)

    Mighty Lak a Goat (1942, Short) - Girl at Theatre Box office (uncredited)

    Reunion in France (1942) - Marie, Salesgirl (uncredited)

    Du Barry Was a Lady (1943) - Perfume Girl (uncredited)

    Hitler's Madman (1943) - Franciska Pritric (uncredited)

    Ghosts on the Loose (1943) – Betty

    Young Ideas (1943) - Co-ed (uncredited)

    Swing Fever (1943) - Receptionist (uncredited)

    Lost Angel (1943) - Hat Check Girl (uncredited)

    Two Girls and a Sailor (1944) - Canteen Dancer / Dream Girl (uncredited)

    3 Men in White (1944) - Jean Brown

    Maisie Goes to Reno (1944) - Gloria Fullerton

    Blonde Fever (1944) - Minor Role (uncredited)

    She Went to the Races (1945) - Hilda Spotts

    I'm a Civilian Here Myself (1945, Short) - Dream Girl (uncredited)

    Whistle Stop (1946) - Mary

    The Killers (1946) - Kitty Collins

    The Hucksters (1946) - Jean Ogilvie

    Singapore (1947) - Linda Grahame / Ann Van Leyden

    One Touch of Venus (1948) - Venus

    East Side, West Side (1949) - Isabel Lorrison

    The Great Sinner (1949) - Pauline Ostrovsky

    The Bribe (1949) - Elizabeth Hintten

    Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951) - Pandora Reynolds

    My Forbidden Past (1951) - Barbara Beaurevel

    Show Boat (1951) - Julie LaVerne

    Lone Star (1952) - Martha Ronda

    The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952) -Cynthia Green

    The Band Wagon (1953) - Ava Gardner (uncredited)

    Ride, Vaquero! (1953) - Cordelia Cameron

    Mogambo (1953) - Eloise Y. “Honey Bear” Kelly

    Knights of the Round Table (1953) - Guinevere

    The Barefoot Contessa (1954) - Maria Vargas

    Bhowani Junction (1956) - Victoria Jones

    The Little Hut (1957) - Lady Susan Ashlow

    The Sun Also Rises (1957) - Lady Brett Ashley

    The Naked Maja (1958) - Maria Cayetana, Duchess of Alba

    On the Beach (1959) - Moira Davidson

    The Angel Wore Red (1960) - Soledad

    55 Days at Peking (1963) - Baroness Natalie Ivanoff

    Seven Days in May (1964) - Eleanor Holbrook

    The Night of the Iguana (1964) - Maxine Faulk

    The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966) - Sarah

    Mayerling (1968) – Empress Elizabeth

    Tam Lin (1970) – Michaela Cazaret 

    The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972) - Lily Langtry

    Earthquake (1974) - Remy

    The Executioner (1975) - Katina Petersen

    The Blue Bird (1976) - Luxury

    The Cassandra Crossing (1976) - Nicole / Nicole Dressler

    The Sentinel (1977) - Miss Logan

    City on Fire (1979) - Maggie Grayson

    The Kidnapping of the President (1980) - Beth Richards

    Priest of Love (1981) - Mabel Dodge Luhan

    Regina Roma (1983) - Mama

    A.D. (1983-1985, TV Mini-Series) - Agrippina

    Knots Landing (1985, TV Series) - Ruth Sumner Galveston

    The Long Hot Summer (1985, TV Mini-Series) - Minnie Littlejohn

    Harem (1985, TV Movie) - Kadin

    Maggie (1986, TV Movie) - Diane Webb

     

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