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Esther Williams
Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth 2017


Birthday

: 08 August 1923

Sign

: Leo

Died

: 06 June 2013

Lived

: 89 years

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  • Esther Jane Williams was an American competitive swimmer and actress
When was Esther Williams born?08 August 1923
When did Esther Williams die? / Died06 June 2013
How many years did Esther Williams live? / Lived89 years
Zodiac sign:Leo

Esther Williams facts


  • Williams set multiple national and regional swimming records in her late teens as part of the Los Angeles Athletic Club swim team
  • Unable to compete in the 1940 Summer Olympics because of the outbreak of World War II, she joined Billy Rose's Aq겭e, where she took on the role vacated by Eleanor Holm after the show's move from New York City to San Francisco
  • While in the city, she spent five months swimming alongside Olympic gold medal winner and Tarzan star, Johnny Weissmuller
  • Williams caught the attention of MGM scouts at the Aq겭e
  • After appearing in several small roles, alongside Mickey Rooney in an Andy Hardy film, and future five-time co-star Van Johnson in A Guy Named Joe, Williams made a series of films in the 1940s and early 1950s known as "aquamusicals," which featured elaborate performances with synchronized swimming and diving
  • From 1945 to 1949, Williams had at least one film listed among the 20 highest-grossing films of the year
  • In 1952, Williams appeared in her only biographical role, as Australian swimming star Annette Kellerman in Million Dollar Mermaid, which went on to become her nickname while at MGM
  • Williams left MGM in 1956 and appeared in a handful of unsuccessful feature films, followed by several extremely popular water-themed television specials, including one from Cypress Gardens, Florida
  • Williams was also a successful businesswoman
  • Even before retiring as an actress, she invested in a "service station, a metal products plant, a manufacturer of bathing suits, various properties and a successful restaurant chain known as Trails


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