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.
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. In 1953, she was given her own television talk show, The Eva Gabor Show, which ran for one season (1953–54).
And lots about Merv’s prolonged sexual tryst with Marlon Brando.
In 1972 she launched her eponymous fashion collection, with Luis Estevez, a Cuban-born, Coty-award-winning fashion designer.
, hotels, side business ventures, and more than a billion dollars. Rumors about Griffin being a big ‘mo aren’t new, and they weren’t helped by two lawsuits (a palimony claim, and a sexual harassment charge) by two dudes in the 90s.
From 1983–84, she was on the Match Game Hollywood Squares Hour starring Gene Rayburn and Jon Bauman.
In 1983 she reunited with Eddie Albert on Broadway as the Grand Duchess Olga in Katrina You Can't Take It with You.