Zsa Zsa Gabor’s Life in Photos

Zsa Zsa Gabor, the Hungarian-American actress, socialite and former beauty queen will always be remembered for her role on "Moulin Rouge." Gabor died Dec. 18, 2016, at the age of 99.

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Gabor was born in 1917 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary as Sári Gábor. The middle child of three girls, her sisters, Magda and Eva, also became actresses and socialites.
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In 1936, Gabor was invited to sing the soubrette role in the operetta Der singende Traum ("The Singing Dream") at the Theater an der Wien, her first stage appearance.
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Though officially an actress, Zsa Zsa Gabor is more famous as a whimsical celebrity sex symbol. Here, Gabor is seen in the role of Jane Avril, the star of the famous Paris Dance Hall in the 1952 film, "Moulin Rouge."
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An infection led the actress' right leg to be partially amputated on Jan. 14. 2011. A couple of weeks after the amputation, Gabor's publicist said she had difficulty recognizing her husband or doctors.
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Gabor has been partially paralyzed since a 2002 car accident and had a stroke in 2005, forcing her to use a wheelchair.
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Her credits also include the campy "Queen of Outer Space" (pictured), and a small role as a nightclub manager in the Orson Welles classic "Touch of Evil."
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Gabor is quoted as saying: "A girl must marry for love, and keep on marrying until she finds it." Gabor most definitely followed her own advice.
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Gabor is most notoriously known for having married nine times. Considering that Zsa Zsa often jumped quickly from one marriage to another without knowing her future husbands very well, it isn't too surprising that seven of the marriages ended in divorce and one was annulled.
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Gabor's first marriage was to Turkish diplomat Burhan Belge in 1937. They later divorced in 1941.
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In 1942 Gabor married American hotelier and founder of the Hilton Hotels chain, Conrad Hilton. They had one child, Constance Francesca Hilton, before divorcing in 1946.
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From 1949 until 1956, Gabor was married to English film and television actor George Sanders.
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Zsa Zsa described Sanders as "a born bachelor" after their divorce in 1954.
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George later married Zsa Zsa's sister Magda (center) in 1970. Their marriage ended in divorce in 1971.
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After her divorce from Sanders, Gabor soon started regularly dating Dominican Republic diplomat Porfirio Rubirosa.
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The short-lived relationship was tumultuous however, and Gabor allegedly received a black eye from Rubirosa following an argument wherein he told her that he was going to marry Barbara Hutton. Gabor sported an eyepatch for a while afterwards, and inadvertently caused a small fashion trend of copycat patches.
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Gabor later got engaged to a Los Angeles contractor, Hal B. Hayes, in 1956, but the two split shortly before their wedding.
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Gabor hooked yet another potential suitor, Bob Straile, and the two announced their engagement in October 1961. The two said they would tie the knot by the end of October, but the marriage never materialized.
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Finally, Gabor managed to nail down her fourth husband, industrialist Herbert Hutner, and the two were married in NYC in 1962. She said it was love at first sight. They were married three weeks after they met. Four years later he became Ms. Gabor's fourth ex-husband.
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Gabor married fifth husband Joshua S. Cosden, Jr. just a few days after her divorce from Herbert Hutner in 1966. The marriage didn't last long, however, as the couple divorced only seven months later.
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Gabor met her sixth husband Jack Ryan after she called to complain about his fire engine making too much noise. They were married on January 1, 1975 and divorced in August 1976. At the time of their divorce, Jack was considered to be a bit eccentric, owning a fire engine and an elaborate tree house.
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Gabor's seventh husband, Michael O'Hara, was her divorce attorney when she divorced Jack Ryan. The couple married in August 1976 when Gabor was 56 and O'Hara was 47. They divorced in 1982.
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Gabor went on to marry her eighth husband, Count Felipe de Alba, in 1983. They had their marriage annulled on April 14, 1983 because it took place at sea and was not in international waters. Gabor was not yet divorced from Michael O'Hara.
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Gabor poked fun at her high number of divorces. She once claimed that she was a good housekeeper because every time she divorced, she kept the house.
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Gabor's ninth and final husband was Frederic Prinz von Anhalt. The were were married in Los Angeles, California, in 1986. Frederic was 43 years old, and Gabor was 58 years old when they tied the knot.
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In 2007, von Anhalt claimed to have had an affair with Anna Nicole Smith. When asked how Gabor was reacting to the news of his infidelity, he stated, "She loves me, I love her. She is mad, of course. But we have to go through that. I made a mistake, and she has to be on my side."
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In 1989, Gabor gained fresh notoriety after slapping the face of a Beverly Hills police officer who pulled her over because her $215,000 white Rolls-Royce Corniche had expired license tags.
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She was found guilty of the assault in a well-publicized trial and sentenced to three days (72 hours) in the El Segundo jail.
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The judge also required her to pay $13,000 in court costs. She testified that her behavior had been provoked by the officer, who she said had behaved extremely rudely and insulted her with obscenities.
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In 2002, Gabor was a passenger in an automobile accident. She left the hospital in early January 2003 but required continued physical therapy. In 2005 she suffered a stroke, which rendered her bedridden. Her health continued to decline in the years afterward.
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On Jan. 6, 2015, Francesca Hilton (right), the only daughter of Gabor and Conrad Hilton died at age 67. She died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after suffering a stroke or a heart attack at her home.
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Gabor's publicist Edward Lozzi noted that Gabor at 97 was “suffering total dementia and cannot speak."
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