On December 18, 2016, the actress Zsa Zsa Gabor He died at his mansion in Bel Air, in Los Angeles (USA), at the age of 99, due to heart failure. Of Hungarian origin, the interpreter was born in Budapest in 1917. In 1936, at the age of 19, she won the title of Miss Hungary, and in 1941 she moved to the United States in search of a better future, far from the war that was raging in Europe.
Both she and her two sisters turned to cultivating their image of seductress in search of a good match: millionaire husbands who would ensure a good economic and social position. «I choose the men; I don’t let them choose me “and” I never hate an ex-husband so much to give him back the diamonds, “Zsa Zsa herself confessed.
Considered a “jet set” of Hollywood, more than for her acting career, she was married nine times. His husbands include the hotel magnate Conrad Hilton, with whom he had his only daughter, Francesca, and the actor George Sanders. Speaking of her notorious divorces, Zsa Zsa indicated that “I must be a good housewife, because when I get divorced I always keep the house.” Among the diva’s romances that did not culminate in a wedding, the one she had with the Dominican “playboy” is remembered Porfirio Rubirosa. In addition, Zsa Zsa was famous for her sharp wit, her predilection for jewelry and her peculiar accent, which is why she always maintained a great notoriety, regardless of her career.
Almost five years after her death, the mortal remains of the actress finally rests in her native land. Today his ashes have been buried in Budapest, the city where he was born, his last wish. He has been her last husband, Frederic von Anhalt, with whom she had been married for three decades, the one who has transferred the ashes to the Fiumei út cemetery, along with the remains of other artists, as reported by the digital newspaper ‘Blikk’.
His film career was irregular, highlighting “Moulin Rouge” (1952), directed by John Huston and starring Jose Ferrer. In the tape Gabor played the singer Jane Avril, friend of the painter. From that same year it is also «We are not married», together with Ginger Rogers and a very young Marilyn Monroe. Other outstanding works are “Lili” (1953), starring Leslie Caron, and the classic of Orson Welles “Sed de mal” (1958), with a brilliant cast that included Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh Y Marlene Dietrich. Other lesser known titles of her are “The girl in the Kremlin” (1957), shot together with Lex Baxter, famous for his Tarzan movies; or the Franco-Spanish co-production «Sangre y Luces» (1954), acting with Manuel Zarzo and the singer Jose Guardiola; this film was presented at the Cannes Film Festival.
Already in the 60s his work focused on television, mainly in series such as “Bonanza”, “Holidays at sea”, “Batman” or “The prince of Bel Air”. He also had guest-starring roles in shows and small-screen shows, collaborating with the comedian and actor. Bob Hope. His last notable works were a television adaptation of the classic “Ninotchka” and his role as Mata Hari in the comedy film “Up the Front.”
Car accident in 2002
Since he suffered a car accident in 2002, his health has been severely reduced. From then on, its deterioration was progressive. In 2011 she underwent hip surgery, first, and later because of gangrene that arose after hip surgery. Months later, at 94 years old, a stomach infection for which he had to be operated on caused him to go into a coma from which he recovered satisfactorily. In December 2016 his heart said enough.