Early life[ edit ] Gardner was born near the farming community of Grabtown, North Carolina. While accounts of her background vary, Gardner's only documented ancestry was English. While the children were still young, the Gardners lost their property, forcing Jonas Gardner to work at a sawmill and Molly to begin working as a cook and housekeeper at a dormitory for teachers at the nearby Brogden School. When Gardner was seven years old, the family decided to try their luck in a larger city, Newport News, Virginia , where Molly Gardner found work managing a boarding house for the city's many shipworkers. While in Newport News, Gardner's father became ill, and died from bronchitis in , when Ava was 15 years old. Gardner attended high school in Rock Ridge, and she graduated from there in
Had appeared in three films based on Ernest Hemingway stories: During her final years living in London, she became the dinner companion of director Michael Winner. While living in Spai she, became a good friend of writer Ernest Hemingway , whom she and his other friends called "Papa". Both of then were fans of bullfighting.
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