Zsa Zsa Gabor dead: Famed Hollywood socialite and actress dies aged 99

Perhaps most well-known for being married nine times – she made her film debut in 1956 

Matt Payton
Monday 19 December 2016 00:04
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Zsa Zsa Gabor dies aged 99

Zsa Zsa Gabor dies aged 99 after spending over 62 years acting on both film and television.

Perhaps most well known for being married nine times to rich businessmen and actors, most notably Conrad Hilton, the founder of the Hilton hotel chain.

The Hungarian-born actress died following a heart attack at her home, her publicist Ed Lozzi announced.

Born Sari Gabor in Budapest in 1917 - she quickly given the nickname Zsa Zsa by her family.

She was crowned Miss Hungary in 1936 before being later disqualified due to lying about her age.

Zsa Zsa made her Hollywood film debut in 1952 in Lovely to Look At with one of her few leading roles in Moulin Rouge directed by John Huston.

She made 70 appearances in film starting her acting career in 1934 only ending in 1996.

Along with her elder sister Magda and younger sister and Eva - the siblings were mainstays in Hollywood high society for decades.

Both Zsa Zsa and her sister Magba were married to English actor George Sanders - a few decades apart.

Her luxury lifestyle came to epitomise the Hollywood of the mid to late 20th Century.

In the later part of her career she made sporadic appearances on TV series such as The Facts of f Life in 1981, Hart to Hart in 1982 and the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air in 1991.

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