Zsa Zsa Gabor’s death was initially reported by TMZ. According to the report, she had a heart attack and was rushed to the hospital, where she passed away. Gabor was not in the best of health prior to the heart attack. She required a feeding tube and also had her right leg amputated. Moreover, there was a report in the New York Post in 2012 that her ninth husband, Frederic Prinz von Anhalt did not inform her about her conditions until she figured it our herself, 18 months later.
Zsa Zsa Gabor in 1950
Gabor was very much known as a beauty queen at the top of her fame. She was the last surviving member of the Gabor sisters – a trio who went to Hollywood seeking fame. Zsa Zsa Gabor died on Sunday, 18th December, two months away from her 100th birthday, which was on February 6.
Zsa Zsa Gabor in 1952
Zsa Zsa Gabor got her biggest role in 1952 when John Huston starred her in Moulin Rouge. The movie included Jose Ferrer as the French painter Henri Toulouse-Lautrec. Her movie career was off to a good start with a role in Mervyn LeRot’s Lovely to Look At. However, she soon got into B-movies and on television. She also appeared in Orson Welles’ Touch of Evil in 1958, but only briefly.
Gabor in the 1950s
She did her most well-renowned work by portraying herself, and becoming a favorite guest for late night talk shows. She made her appearance on the Merv Griffin Show, The Mike Douglas Show and both of David Letterman’s show number of times. She was also on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 16 times in between 1963 and 1970.
Gabor With Anthony Perkins in 1955
The photo shown above reveals Zsa Zsa Gabor with future Psycho actor Anthony Perkins in 1955. “I believe that in life you should always take the serious things lightly and the light things seriously. This attitude of mine gets me into a lot of trouble,” Gabor wrote in a 1970 book called How to Catch a Man, How to Keep a Man, How to Get Rid of a Man, notes Into The Gloss.
Zsa Zsa Gabor: A Talkshow Queen
This photo shows Gabor (left) with host Jack Paar and actress Jayne Mansfield in 1962. Gabor was a great late night guest. She was a favorite of David Letterman’s, appearing on Late Night and The Late Show. In one famous segment, Gabor and Letterman drove around Southern California, eating fast food.
Zsa Zsa Gabor in 1964 at the Hilton Hotel
This photo shows Gabor at the Hilton Hotel in London in 1964. That was nearly 10 years after her divorce from Conrad Hilton. She was married to Hilton from 1942 to 1947. Hilton was the father of Gabor’s only child, Francesca. Francesca Hilton died in 2015 from a stroke at age 67.
Gabor & Her Last Husband, Frédéric Prinz von Anhalt
While others might have shunned jokes about their love life after nine marriages, Gabor embraced it as a source of jokes. She even made jokes about sleeping with other women’s husbands. When she was once asked how many husbands she had, she replied, “You mean other than my own?” One of her more famous quotes was, “Husbands are like fires. They go out when unattended.”
Gabor in the 1990s
Gabor remained an active figure in the Hollywood scene throughout the 1990s. She continued making appearances on television shows as herself until 1998. The last time she acted was in A Very Brady Sequel (1996), in which she had a cameo as herself. In 1993, she was in The Beverly Hillbillies movie as herself as well.