Eva Gabor said Eddie Albert was her ''very best friend''
They were husband and wife on Green Acres, but they were best friends behind the scenes.
When Oliver Wendell Douglas made the life-altering decision to move from a big city to farm living, it took some time for Lisa to adjust. The two weren't your ordinary husband and wife duo, but they made the best of it.
No matter what episode of Green Acres you watch, you can see the chemistry between the stars, Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor. It's probably because they were best friends in real life. Eva Gabor always spoke highly of Albert in interviews and even shared what it was like on set with the veteran actor.
In her words, she often "babied" Albert, even bringing him different sandwiches on set to eat. Although the show ended in 1971, the two still had a strong connection. In 1975, the actress said she adored him. "He and his wife are my very best friends," Gabor told The Commercial Appeal.
Perhaps Albert and his wife's relationship made the actress believe in love again. The article in the newspaper stated, "Gabor has been married five times."
According to the glamorous actress, it took her a long time to find the right husband. "The only thing I've ever been interested in is being a woman and having a good man. It just took me a long time to find mine," she added.
Eva Gabor was a very busy woman, and so was her husband, Frank Gard Jameson. He was an aeronautics consultant to Rockwell International. Their hectic schedules prevented them from spending quality time together often, but they made it work.
"We're both too involved. My secretary talks to his secretary, and they try to work out our schedules so that occasionally we can have a nice evening by the fire in our Beverly Hills home. But thank the Lord, I have a lot to do. It keeps me happy."
Since she and Eddie Albert were best friends, we just know their double dates were full of glamour and laughter — maybe Gabor prepared mini sandwiches as appetizers.
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Give a shout-out to their work as talented artists, in front, and especially in back, of the camera!!
It's a wonderful Series!!
They made a mention of her in a story a few years ago:
It would make an interesting story though.
Eva was the talented one, whom everybody liked.
Zsa Zsa was the publicity hound, whom everybody put up with (she's the one who slapped the cop).
Magda was the other one ...