Hungarian-born actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, photographed in Budapest circa 1940.
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Gabor with her first husband, Turkish diplomat Burhan Asaf Belge, in Ankara.
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Gabor in 1952. Although the Hungarian beauty appeared in more than 40 films, most notably “Moulin Rouge” that year and “Touch of Evil” in 1958, Gabor was best known as a celebrity, famous for being famous.
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Gabor, Jose Ferrer and Suzanne Flon in “Moulin Rouge.” Director John Huston advised her: “Zsa Zsa, forget about acting. Just make love to the camera.” Gabor later told a biographer: “I knew very little about acting but a great deal about making love. It worked.”
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Gabor and her third husband, actor George Sanders, whom she called the love of her life. Sanders, who later married Gabor’s sister Magda, wrote in his autobiography that Zsa Zsa was the 20th century’s Madame de Pompadour, Queen of Sheba and Cleopatra.
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Gabor and former husband Conrad Hilton at Ciro’s in Hollywood in 1954. Their marriage lasted five years and produced a daughter, Francesca, the only child any of the Gabor sisters would have.
Behind the wheel in Wiesbaden, Germany, in October 1954.
Gabor and playboy Porfirio Rubirosa in 1955 at Paris’ Orly airport. (Associated Press)
From left, Zsa Zsa, Magda and Eva in 1955. Growing up in Hungary, the Gabor sisters lived a life of privilege thanks to their parents’ inherited jewelry fortunes. (Associated Press)
Gabor, center, starred in the campy “Queen of Outer Space,” about a planet of women whose leader hates men.
The Gabor family in Vienna in 1958. Front row, from left, are Zsa Zsa, father Vilmos and daughter Francesca Hilton. Behind them, from left: sister Magda, mother Jolie and sister Eva. (Associated Press)
Gabor and her sixth husband, Jack Ryan, at London’s Heathrow Airport. Gabor, who was known for her one-liners, once said: “I’m an excellent housekeeper. Every time I get divorced, I keep the house.” (Associated Press)
With Mexican businessman Felipe de Alba after their 1982 wedding in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The marriage lasted only a day before it was declared invalid because Gabor’s divorce from husband No. 7 wasn’t final. (Pat Alisau / Associated Press)
Gabor and Prince Frederic von Anhalt leave court in Beverly Hills in 1989. When she married him three years earlier, she told reporters he would be her last husband, and she was right. (Doug Sheridan / Associated Press)
County marshals escort Gabor into Municipal Court in Beverly Hills in September 1989. In what came to be known as “the slap heard ‘round the world,” she was convicted of assaulting a police officer who had pulled her over. ( Los Angeles Times)