Gabor, Eva (1919–1995)

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Gabor, Eva (1919–1995)

Hungarian-born actress. Born Feb 11, 1919, in Budapest, Hungary; died from pneumonia on July 4, 1995, in Los Angeles, California; youngest dau. of Vilmos Gabor and Jolie Gabor (1894–1997); sister of Magda Gabor (1914–1997) and Zsa Zsa Gabor (b. 1917); m. Dr. Eric Drimmer (physician), 1939 (div. 1942); m. Charles Isaacs (realtor), 1943 (div. 1950); m. John E. Williams (surgeon), April 9, 1956 (div. 1956); m. Richard Brown (stockbroker), Oct 4, 1959 (div. 1972); m. Frank Jameson (aerodynamics industrialist), 1973 (div. 1983).

Made film debut in Forced Landing (1941); made tv debut in L'Amour the Merrier (1949); made Broadway debut as Mignonette in The Happy Time (1950); appeared on a number of dramatic tv shows, includ0ing "Uncle Vanya" in which she played Helena; also made guest appearances on variety shows and had her own tv interview show, "The Eva Gabor Show" (early 1950s); appeared on Broadway in Present Laughter (1958) and replaced Vivien Leigh as Tatiana in Tovarich (1963); had secondary roles in such films as The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954), Artists and Models (1955), My Man Godfrey (1957), Don't Go Near the Water (1957), Gigi (1958), Youngblood Hawke (1964), (voice only) The Aristocrats (1970), (voice of Miss Bianca) The Rescuers (1977) and The Rescuers Down Under (1990); was a regular on the tv talk-show circuit; appeared as Lisa Douglas in the CBS-tv series "Green Acres" (1965–71).

See also autobiography Orchids and Salami (1954); Peter H. Brown, Such Devoted Sisters: Those Fabulous Gabors (St. Martin's, 1985); and Women in World History.