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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