Appeared in "Earthquake" opposite Charlton Heston
Cast as Lady Brett Ashley in the film version of Ernest Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises"
Had first speaking role in film in "Calling Dr. Gillespie"
Played Julie in the remake of "Show Boat"
Portrayed Lillie Langtry in "The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean", opposite Paul Newman
Traveled to the USSR to co-star in George Cukor's "The Blue Bird"
Acted in the NBC TV remake of "The Long Hot Summer"
Appeared on the CBS primetime serial "Knots Landing"
Family returned to North Carolina
Feature film debut (unbilled walk-on), "We Were Dancing"
Final film "Regina/Regina Roma", a direct-to-video release
Final TV role in the ABC miniseries "Harem"
Portrayed Agrippina in the NBC miniseries "A.D."
Delivered a fine turn as the blowsy hotel owner in "The Night of the Iguana"
Family moved from Grabtown, North Carolina to Newport News, Virginia (date approximate)
Moved to London when Spanish tax authorities claimed Gardner owed $1 million in back taxes
Starred in the musical "One Touch of Venus"
Went to Hollywood with sister Bappie; signed 7-year contract with MGM
First leading role, "Whistle Stop"
Gardner's photo in brother-in-law Larry Tarr's photographic studio window spotted by messenger in Loews legal department; Tarr sent photos to MGM; Gardner given audition with Marvin Schneck in MGM's New York headquarters (date approximate)
Played Mabel Dodge Luhan in "Priest of Love"
Received sole Academy Award nomination as Best Actress in "Mogambo"
Recieved initial screen credit for "Ghosts on the Loose"
Short film acting debut in "Fancy Answers"
Suffered a stroke which precluded any further acting roles