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Encyclopedia > Eva Gabor
Eva Gabor

Born February 11, 1919(1919-02-11)
Budapest, Hungary
Died July 4, 1995 (aged 76)
Los Angeles, California, USA
Spouse(s) Erik Drimmer (1939-1942)
Charles Isaacs (1943-1949)
John Williams (1956-1956)
Richard Brown (1959-1972)
Frank Jameson (1973-1983)

Eva Gabor (in Hungarian Gábor Éva) (February 11, 1919July 4, 1995) was a Hungarian-born American actress, best known as the wife of Eddie Albert's character, Lisa Douglas, on Green Acres. Gabor may refer to: B. B. Gabor, a Hungary-born Canadian pop singer Dennis Gabor, a Hungarian physicist Eva Gabor, a British-Hungarian actress Gabor sisters, the three famous actresses, Eva, Magda and Zsa Zsa Jolie Gabor, mother of Gabor sisters Magda Gabor, a Hungarian entertainer Zsa Zsa Gabor, a... Image File history File links Eva_gabor. ... is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... For other uses, see Budapest (disambiguation). ... is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Eddie Albert, born Edward Albert Heimberger, (April 22, 1906 â€“ May 26, 2005) was a popular Oscar and Emmy Award-nominated American stage, film, character actor, gardener and humanitarian activist, perhaps best known for playing Bing Edwards in the Brother Rat films, or for his role in the 1960s television comedy... Lisa Douglas was the leading female character in the 1960s CBS situation comedy Green Acres. ... This article is about the television series. ...

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Biography

Gábor was born in Budapest, the daughter of Vilmos and Jolie Gábor (Janci Tilleman). Her elder sisters were Magda Gábor and Zsa Zsa Gábor. Gabor's maternal family was Jewish and her maternal grandparents died in the Holocaust. For other uses, see Budapest (disambiguation). ... Jolie Gabor (September 29, 1896 - April 1, 1997) was born Janka Tilleman (her nickname Jancsi means Johnny in English—her parents wanted a boy) in Budapest, Austro-Hungarian Empire. ... The Gabor sisters are three famous Hungarian actresses: Magda (1914 – 1997) Zsa Zsa (1917 – ) Eva (1919 – 1995) Their claim to fame, perhaps beyond their acting careers, is that of serial matrimony: They have been married six, eight (or nine; one marriage was illegal), and five times, respectively. ... Magda Gábor (June 11, 1914 - June 6, 1997) was an entertainer born in Budapest, Hungary. ... Zsa Zsa Gábor (born Gábor Sári on February 6, 1917) is a Hungarian-American actress and socialite, who, like her two sisters, is best known for her beauty and wealthy lifestyle. ... For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Holocaust (disambiguation) and Shoah (disambiguation). ...


Career

Éva was the first in her family to immigrate to America. She moved with her first husband, Swedish physician Eric Drimmer. Her first movie role was a bit part in Forced Landing (1941) at Paramount Pictures. She acted in movies and on the stage throughout the 1950s. In 1965, she commenced her best known role in the TV sitcom Green Acres, a Paul Henning production in which she portrayed Lisa Douglas, the New York wife of Oliver Wendell Douglas played by Eddie Albert who left New York City to live on a farm. This was a hit show for several seasons, ending in 1971, and is still seen in syndication. Forced Landing is a 1941 film starring Richard Arlen. ... The year 1941 in film involved some significant events. ... Paramount Pictures Corporation is an American motion picture production and distribution company, based in Hollywood, California. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... “TV” redirects here. ... This article is about a genre of comedy. ... This article is about the television series. ... Paul Henning (September 16, 1911 – March 25, 2005) was an American producer and writer, most famous for the successful sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies, but was crucial in the development of several rural comedies for CBS. Henning was born on a farm and grew up in Independence, Missouri. ... Lisa Douglas was the leading female character in the 1960s CBS situation comedy Green Acres. ... “NY” redirects here. ... Oliver Wendell Douglas was the major character in the 1960s CBS situation comedy Green Acres. ... Eddie Albert, born Edward Albert Heimberger, (April 22, 1906 â€“ May 26, 2005) was a popular Oscar and Emmy Award-nominated American stage, film, character actor, gardener and humanitarian activist, perhaps best known for playing Bing Edwards in the Brother Rat films, or for his role in the 1960s television comedy... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ...


In later years, she did notable voice-over work for Disney movies, providing the European-accented voices of Duchess in The Aristocats, Miss Bianca in The Rescuers and The Rescuers Down Under, and the Queen of Time in the Sanrio film, Nutcracker Fantasy. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Rescuers is a 1977 animated feature produced by Walt Disney Productions and first released on June 22, 1977. ... The Rescuers Down Under is the twenty-ninth animated feature in the Disney animated features canon, produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation, and was released by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution on November 16, 1990. ... Sanrio Co. ... Nutcracker Fantasy is an animated film by Sanrio. ...


She was also a successful businesswoman marketing the "Eva Gabor Wigs" and "The Eva Gabor Look".


Marriages

Like her sisters, Éva was known for her string of marriages; she had five:

  1. 1939-1942 Eric Drimmer, a Swedish physician
  2. 1943-1950 Charles Isaacs
  3. 1956-1956 John Williams, an American physician
  4. 1959-1972 Richard Brown
  5. 1973-1983 Frank Gard Jameson

For several years, Éva lived platonically with businessman/entertainer Merv Griffin, attending events together for publicity purposes.[citation needed] They lived together until Éva's death in 1995. Mervyn Edward Merv Griffin, Jr. ...


Slapping Incident

She was very memorable as herself in The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991), in which she humorously pokes fun at an incident in 1990 when she was convicted of slapping a police officer during a traffic dispute and spent several days in jail (such infamous incidents contributed to her becoming one of the most all-time recognizable of Hollywood celebrities in recent years and sometimes ridiculed as a result).


Death

Éva Gabor died at the age of 76 in Los Angeles, California, from respiratory failure as a complication of food poisoning. She died on 4 July 1995. Although the youngest of the three sisters, she was the first of them to die. On 1 April 1997 her 100 year old mother died. On June 6, 1997 her sister Magda died at the age of 82, 5 days before her 83rd birthday. Éva is interred in the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Westwood, California. She is buried very close to her Green Acres co-star Eddie Albert who died May 26, 2005 at 99 years old. Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... Foodborne illness or food poisoning is caused by consuming food contaminated with pathogenic bacteria, toxins, viruses, prions or parasites. ... Cemetery view looking South-East. ... High-rise buildings line Wilshire Boulevard through the Westwood area Another view of the Westwood skyline Westwood is a district in western Los Angeles, California, not to be confused with Westwood, California. ... This article is about the television series. ... Eddie Albert, born Edward Albert Heimberger, (April 22, 1906 â€“ May 26, 2005) was a popular Oscar and Emmy Award-nominated American stage, film, character actor, gardener and humanitarian activist, perhaps best known for playing Bing Edwards in the Brother Rat films, or for his role in the 1960s television comedy... May 26, 2005 (Thursday) Elections in Suriname: Preliminary results show Surinames ruling coalition survived an election challenge from former dictator Dési Bouterse in this former Dutch colony. ...


Filmography

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Television work

Year 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the television series. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... Wake Me When The War Is Over is a 1969 American comedy made-for-TV film starring Ken Berry and Eva Gabor, and directed by Gene Nelson. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... The Edge of Night was a long-running American television soap opera. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the television series. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... For the 1993 film, see The Beverly Hillbillies (film) The Beverly Hillbillies was an American television program about a hillbilly family living in Southern California. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ...

Bibliography

  • Orchids & Salami, by Eva Gabor, Doubleday, 1954.
  • Gaborabilia, by Anthony Turtu and Donald F Reuter, Three Rivers Press, 2001. ISBN 0-609-80759-5

External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Eva Gabor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (283 words)
Eva was born in Budapest, Hungary, the daughter of Vilmos Gabor and Jansci Tilleman (or Jolie Gabor).
Gabor's maternal family was Jewish and her maternal grandparents died in the Holocaust.
Eva Gabor died at the age of 76 in Los Angeles of respiratory failure after suffering from food poisoning.
Eva Gabor Biography (531 words)
Born in 1919 (we'll assume), Eva Gabor was the youngest child of a would-be actress with illusions of grandeur for her three daughters.
Eva married in her teens, to Dr. Erik Drimmer, an osteopath that became the personal physician to Greta Garbo.
In the 70's, Eva joined sister Zsa Zsa in the theater for a revival of Arsenic and Old Lace, and remained at her elevated status of stardom throughout that decade and the next.
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