Eva Gabor Biography (c. 1921-1995)



Born February 11, 1921 (some sources say 1919), in Budapest, Hungary; died ofpneumonia, July 4, 1995, in Los Angeles, CA. Actress and comedienne. Eva Gabor was the youngest of the three Gabor sisters who arrived in the United States and won worldwide renown. Gabor played opposite Noel Coward in his stage play Present Laughter before moving to Hollywood in 1939. A contract with Paramount Pictures led to roles in such pictures as A Royal Scandal, The Wife ofMonte Cristo, My Man Godfrey, Gigi and Paris Model. She also scored a successon Broadway when she portrayed an acrobat in the 1950 show The Happy Time. She later moved to television, hosting her own program, The Eva Gabor Show. She achieved her greatest exposure, however, as socialite Lisa Douglas, marooned in rural Hooterville, on Green Acres, the long-running (1965-71) CBS series. Gabor also owned her own wig-making business, Eva Gabor International.

Gender
Female
Occupation
actress, comedienne
Birth Details
February 11, c. 1921
Budapest, Hungary
Death Details
July 4, 1995
Los Angeles, California, United States

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