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Zsa Zsa Gabor, 99

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Famous for being famous, the Hungarian actress embodied old-fashioned glamour and celebrity in excess.

"A girl must marry for love, and keep on marrying until she finds it. "

- Zsa Zsa Gabor
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Celebrated for her beauty and infamous for marrying at least eight times, Gabor, pictured here in 1969, appeared in more than 70 films during her lifetime. She and her sisters, Eva and Madga, all became actresses and socialites.

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Gabor got her big break in the 1952 film “Moulin Rouge,” in which she earned critical praise for her portrayal of Jane Avril. In the decades to come, she would appear in scores of films, TV shows and talk shows, often portraying femme fatales or exaggerated versions of herself.

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Born Sari Gabor in Hungary, she was nicknamed Zsa Zsa by her family. A Californian for nearly 50 years, Gabor never lost her signature accent or aristocratic European tendencies, and called almost everyone “dahlink.”

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Gabor attracted near-constant tabloid coverage with her lavish lifestyle and high-flying social activities. In this 1954 photo, she’s pictured dancing with the actor Richard Webb at a California nightclub.

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