She was married at least eight times and her husbands were millionaires. Her career began with the title Miss Hungary in 1936. In 1989, she was arrested for slapping a police officer who had pulled her over for a traffic violation and found that her license had expired and she had an open vodka bottle in her car. The judge gave her 72 hours in jail. Gabor appeared in more than 60 television movies and feature films, mostly American-made, although some were Italian, French, German and Australian. From the 1950s into the ’90s, she was also on scores of television programs: talk shows, game shows, comedy specials, westerns, episodic dramas. On the 1960s series “Batman,” she played the gold-digging Minerva.
Ms. Gabor, with the help of collaborators and ghost writers, published four books: “Zsa Zsa Gabor: My Story” (1960), “Zsa Zsa’s Complete Guide to Men” (1969), “How to Catch a Man, How to Keep a Man, How to Get Rid of a Man” (1970) and “One Lifetime Is Not Enough” (1991). She once offered $1 million to anyone who could prove she had had a face-lift.