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Eva Gabor is a Actor Hongroise born on 11 february 1919 at Budapest (Hongrie)

Eva Gabor

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Nationality Hongrie
Birth 11 february 1919 at Budapest (Hongrie)
Death 4 july 1995 (at 76 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

Eva Gabor (February 11, 1919 – July 4, 1995) was a Hungarian-born American socialite and actress. She was widely known for her role on the 1965 to 1971 television sitcom Green Acres as Lisa Douglas, the wife of Eddie Albert's character, Oliver Wendell Douglas. She voiced "Duchess" in the 1970 Disney film The Aristocats, and Miss Bianca in Disney’s The Rescuers and The Rescuers Down Under. Gabor was successful as an actress in film, on Broadway and on television. She was also a successful businessperson, marketing wigs, clothing, and beauty products. Her elder sisters, Zsa Zsa and Magda Gabor, were also actresses and socialites.


Early life and career
Born in Budapest to a Hungarian Jewish mother and a Hungarian father, Eva Gabor was the youngest of three daughters of Vilmos Gábor (1884–1962), a soldier, and his wife Jolie (1896–1997), a jeweler. She was the first of the sisters to emigrate to the United States, with her first husband, a Swedish osteopath, Dr. Eric V. Drimmer, in 1939, shortly after they married in London. Her first movie role was in the United States in Forced Landing at Paramount Pictures. She acted in movies and onstage throughout the 1950s.

During the 1950s, she appeared in several “A”-movies, including The Last Time I Saw Paris, starring Elizabeth Taylor; and Artists and Models, which featured Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. These roles were again bit parts. In 1953, she was given her own television talk show, The Eva Gabor Show, which ran for one season (1953–54). Through the rest of the 1950s and early 1960s, she appeared on television and in movies. She appeared in one episode of the mystery series Justice, and was on the game show What's My Line? as the "mystery challenger". Her film appearances during this era included a remake of My Man Godfrey, Gigi, and It Started with a Kiss.

In a 2007 article in Vanity Fair, Gabor was called, "A game performer with a wholesome, even cheerful sensuality that can undercut the Continental sophistication that was supposedly her calling card—she can come across like Sally Field doing a party impression of Marlene Dietrich. You can see the effort. She was probably at her best on television in Green Acres, playing a cross between Gracie Allen and herself."

Green Acres
In 1965, Gabor began the role for which she is best-remembered, Lisa Douglas, whose attorney husband (Oliver Wendell Douglas, played by Eddie Albert) decides to leave the city. They buy and run a farm in a rural community, forcing Lisa to leave her beloved New York City, in the Paul Henning sitcom Green Acres, which aired on CBS. Green Acres was set in Hooterville, the same backdrop for Petticoat Junction (1963–1970), and would occasionally cross over with its sister sitcom. Despite proving to be a ratings hit, staying in the top twenty for its first four seasons, Green Acres, along with another sister show, The Beverly Hillbillies, were cancelled in 1971 in the CBS network's infamous "rural purge" — an attempt to attract a younger viewer demographic, as most viewers of the series were at least 40 years old.

^ Date of birth was 30 September 1896, although most sources cite 29 September, but the 30 September date and and her name at birth as "Janka" not "Jansci" are supported by her birth certificate (see image)

^ Jewish descent cited in Vanity Fair

^ Online Vanity Fair article about Eva Gabor

Best films

The Rescuers (1977)
The Aristocats (1970)
The Rescuers Down Under (1990)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Eva Gabor (30 films)

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Adrienn Pál, 2h16
Origin Hongrie
Genres Drama
Actors Eva Gabor
Rating67% 3.3895753.3895753.3895753.3895753.389575
Piroska, une infirmière apathique et obèse, atteinte de boulimie, travaille en unité de soins palliatifs. Son travail lui apparaît morne et routinier. La souffrance voire le décès des malades la laisse entièrement indifférente... Un jour, pourtant, elle raconte à sa meilleure amie puis à son époux, qu'elle aurait revu, à l'hôpital, une ancienne amie d'enfance, Adrienn Pál. Ce qui est un parfait mensonge. Toutefois, elle recherche réellement et avec force persévérance Adrienn, accomplissant, en cela, un troublant retour vers elle-même...
The Rescuers Down Under, 1h53
Directed by Hendel Butoy, Mike Gabriel
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Musical, Crime, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Seafaring films, Transport films, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Films about birds, Mise en scène d'un rongeur, Musical films, Buddy films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Eva Gabor, Bob Newhart, John Candy, Tristan Rogers, Adam Ryen, George C. Scott
Roles Miss Bianca (voice)
Rating68% 3.4469653.4469653.4469653.4469653.446965
In the Australian Outback, a young boy named Cody rescues and befriends a rare golden eagle named Marahute, who shows him her nest and eggs. Later on, the boy unknowingly falls into an animal trap set by Percival C. McLeach, a local poacher wanted by the Australian Rangers. When McLeach finds one of the eagle's feathers on the boy's backpack, he is instantly overcome with excitement, for he knows that catching an eagle that size would make him rich because he had caught one before, which was Marahute's mate. McLeach throws Cody's backpack to a pack of crocodiles in order to trick the Rangers into thinking that Cody was dead, and kidnaps him in his attempt to force him to reveal the whereabouts of Marahute.
The Princess Academy, 1h30
Origin France
Genres Comedy
Actors Lar Park-Lincoln, Lu Leonard, Eva Gabor, Richard Paul, Carole Davis
Roles Countess Von Pupsin
Rating38% 1.945831.945831.945831.945831.94583
Cindy Cathcart (Lar Park-Lincoln) is a student out of place at an exclusive Swiss finishing school, Von Pupsin Academy. A poor orphan, Cindy is attending on a scholarship, and is resented by her snobby peers as well as Fraulein Stinkenschmidt (Lu Leonard). She soon finds allies: her British roommate, an outgoing Texan, Lulu Belle (Britt Helfer), an Italian Mafiosi's daughter, Isabella (Barbara Rousek), and most crucial, the school's headmistress, Countess Von Pupsin (Eva Gabor).
Nutcracker Fantasy, 1h22
Origin Japon
Genres Fantasy, Musical
Themes Jeu, Films about music and musicians, Christmas films, Musical films, Films about toys, Children's films
Actors Melissa Gilbert, Christopher Lee, Roddy McDowall, Michele Lee, Lurene Tuttle, Jo Anne Worley
Roles La Reine du Temps
Rating63% 3.153873.153873.153873.153873.15387
Ce film reprend l'histoire du conte d'E.T.A. Hoffmann, Casse-Noisette et le Roi des souris. Il a été réalisé en deux versions, une en japonais et une en anglais.
The Rescuers, 1h17
Directed by Art Stevens, Wolfgang Reitherman, Richard Rich, John Lounsbery
Origin USA
Genres Comedy-drama, Fantasy, Adventure, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about children, Politique, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Musical films, Political films, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Eva Gabor, Bob Newhart, Geraldine Page, Joe Flynn, Johnny Flynn, Robie Lester
Roles Miss Bianca (voice)
Rating68% 3.448543.448543.448543.448543.44854
In an abandoned river boat in Devil's Bayou, a young orphan named Penny drops a message in a bottle containing a plea for help into the river. The bottle washes up in New York City, where it is recovered by the Rescue Aid Society, an international mouse organization inside the United Nations. The Hungarian representative, Miss Bianca, volunteers to accept the case and chooses Bernard, a stammering janitor, as her co-agent. The two visit Morningside Orphanage, where Penny lived, and meet an old cat named Rufus. He tells them about a woman named Madame Medusa who once tried to lure Penny into her car and may have succeeded in abducting Penny this time.
The Aristocats, 1h18
Directed by Wolfgang Reitherman, Edward Hansen
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Fantasy, Adventure, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about music and musicians, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Films about cats, Films about dogs, Jazz films, Musical films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Phil Harris, Eva Gabor, Scatman Crothers, Hermione Gingold, Robie Lester, Gary Dubin
Roles Duchess
Rating71% 3.5533953.5533953.5533953.5533953.553395
In Paris in 1910, mother cat Duchess and her three kittens, Marie, Berlioz, and Toulouse, live with retired opera diva Madame Adelaide Bonfamille, and her English butler, Edgar. While preparing her will with lawyer Georges Hautecourt, Madame declares her fortune to be left to her cats until their deaths, and thereafter to Edgar. Edgar hears this through a speaking tube, and plots to eliminate the cats. Therefore, he sedates the cats by sleeping pills in their food, and enters the countryside to abandon them. There, he is ambushed by two hounds, named Napoleon and Lafayette, and the cats are stranded in the countryside, while Madame Adelaide, Roquefort the mouse, and Frou-Frou the horse discover their absence. In the morning, Duchess meets an alley cat named Thomas O'Malley, who offers to guide her and the kittens to Paris. The group briefly hitchhike in a milk cart before being chased off by the driver. Later, while crossing a railroad trestle, the cats narrowly avoid an oncoming train, but Marie falls into a river and is saved by O'Malley; himself rescued by two English geese, Amelia and Abigail Gabble, who accompany the cats to Paris. Edgar returns to the country to retrieve his possessions from Napoleon and Lafayette, as the only evidence that could incriminate him.
Wake Me When the War Is Over, 1h14
Directed by Gene Nelson
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Political films
Actors Ken Berry, Eva Gabor, Werner Klemperer, Danielle De Metz, Hans Conried, Jim Backus
Roles Baroness Marlene
Rating52% 2.649682.649682.649682.649682.64968
The film tells the story of Lieutenant Roger Carrington (Berry), a soldier fighting for the United States Army Air Forces during the closing days of World War II. After accidentally falling out of a plane and landing in German territory, he is hidden by a local baroness named Marlene (Gabor). Luckily, Marlene is against the Nazis, and sympathizes with Carrington, taking him under her wing to recover, and eventually falling in love with him.
Youngblood Hawke, 2h17
Directed by Delmer Daves, Robert Totten
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about writers
Actors James Franciscus, Suzanne Pleshette, Geneviève Page, Eva Gabor, Mary Astor, Lee Bowman
Roles Fannie Prince
Rating62% 3.102883.102883.102883.102883.10288
Based on the 1962 novel of the same name, Youngblood Hawke is about a Kentucky truck driver, (James Franciscus), who moves to New York City with dreams of becoming a hot-shot writer. Almost immediately he meets editor Jeanne Green, (Suzanne Pleshette). She sees great promise in Hawke's writing and falls for the handsome Kentuckian while helping him put together his first book deal. His first novel is moderately successful, but is soon transformed into a Broadway play by a has-been stage actress. Jeanne discovers that Youngblood has an effect on a great many women, so she takes a new job at a new publishing company. Soon after, Hawke's second novel is heralded and he becomes the toast of the town. He then has an affair with a married socialite. His third novel bombs and is also panned by critics. Hawke's financial state declines and he has to move back to Kentucky. While in Kentucky working on his next book, he contracts pneumonia just before realizing that Jeanne was his true ideal woman.
A New Kind of Love, 1h50
Directed by Melville Shavelson
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Thelma Ritter, Eva Gabor, George Tobias, Marvin Kaplan
Roles Felicienne Courbeau
Rating59% 2.9539852.9539852.9539852.9539852.953985
A womanizing American reporter assigned in Paris (Paul Newman) mistakes a cynical fashion copycat designer (Joanne Woodward) for a prostitute after she receives a makeover. He decides to interview her for a series of articles, then falls in love with her. The girl goes along with it, first out of revenge as he snubbed her during a past encounter, then out of feelings of her own.
It Started with a Kiss, 1h44
Directed by George Marshall
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Glenn Ford, Debbie Reynolds, Eva Gabor, Edgar Buchanan, Harry Morgan, Gustavo Rojo
Roles Marquesa Marion de la Rey
Rating61% 3.0514953.0514953.0514953.0514953.051495
After a whirlwind courtship, an Air Force staff sergeant who is a Korean War veteran, Joe Fitzpatrick (Ford), and his wife
Gigi (1958)
, 1h59
Directed by Vincente Minnelli, Noël Howard
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Leslie Caron, Louis Jourdan, Maurice Chevalier, Hermione Gingold, Isabel Jeans, Jacques Bergerac
Roles Liane d'Exelmans
Rating66% 3.3486253.3486253.3486253.3486253.348625
Set in turn-of-the-20th century Paris, the film opens with Honoré Lachaille (Maurice Chevalier) among high society in the Bois de Boulogne. A charming old roué, he cynically remarks that "Like everywhere else, most people in Paris get married, but not all. There are some who will not marry, and some who do not marry. But in Paris, those who will not marry are usually men, and those who do not marry are usually women." So marriage is not the only option for wealthy young bon vivants like his nephew Gaston (Louis Jourdan), who is bored with life. The one thing Gaston truly enjoys is spending time with Madame Alvarez (Hermione Gingold), whom he calls Mamita, and especially her granddaughter, the precocious, carefree Gilberte, aka Gigi who is 15 (Leslie Caron). Following the family tradition, Madame Alvarez sends Gigi to her sister, Great Aunt Alicia (Isabel Jeans), to be groomed as a courtesan and learn etiquette and charm. To Alicia, love is an art, and a necessary accomplishment for Gigi's social and economic future. But Gigi, shows disdain for such trivial love that a man and his mistress usually has. Remaining true to her girlish, yet charming personality, she finds herself having the most fun when with Gaston (35) whom she regards as an older brother.
Touch of Evil, 1h35
Directed by Orson Welles, Harry Keller
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Noir, Crime
Themes La corruption policière
Actors Orson Welles, Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Joseph Calleia, Marlene Dietrich, Akim Tamiroff
Roles Stripper Sitting at Bar (uncredited)
Rating79% 3.9990553.9990553.9990553.9990553.999055
On the U.S.-Mexico border, a time bomb is planted in a car. A man and woman enter the vehicle and make a slow journey through town to the U.S. border, the woman (Joi Lansing) insisting that she hears something ticking. Newlyweds Miguel "Mike" Vargas (Charlton Heston), a drug enforcement official in the Mexican government, and Susie (Janet Leigh) pass the car several times on foot. The car crosses the border, then explodes, killing the occupants. (The cut to the exploding car is the first one in the film, the single-camera opening sequence lasting nearly three and one-half minutes.)
My Man Godfrey, 1h32
Directed by Henry Koster
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors June Allyson, David Niven, Jessie Royce Landis, Robert Keith, Herbert Anderson, Eva Gabor
Roles Francesca Gray
Rating63% 3.1501953.1501953.1501953.1501953.150195
Une héritière un peu loufoque prend pitié d'un homme qu'elle croit être à la rue. Elle insiste pour qu'il vienne avec elle et lui offre l'emploi de majordome, au grand dam de son père, surtout quand il devient clair qu'elle est en train de tomber amoureuse de lui. Mais ce nouveau majordome a un secret : il est en fait un riche aristocrate.
Don't Go Near the Water, 1h47
Directed by Charles Walters
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Adventure, Romance
Themes Military humor in film, Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Glenn Ford, Gia Scala, Earl Holliman, Anne Francis, Keenan Wynn, Fred Clark
Roles Deborah Aldrich
Rating62% 3.1468253.1468253.1468253.1468253.146825
Lieutenant (j.g.) Max Siegel and other US Navy personnel are stuck in a public relations unit far from the fighting. Lieutenant Commander Clinton T. Nash, their commanding officer and a stockbroker in civilian life, refuses to allow anyone to transfer out. Much of Siegel's time is spent showing war correspondents (like obnoxious Gordon Ripwell) and visiting Congressmen around the island.