Esther Williams

Esther Williams
1921 - 2013

Esther Williams  American Actress

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Esther Williams passed away on 6th Jun 2013 aged 91.

Relationships

Esther Williams was previously married to Edward Bell (1994 - 2013), Fernando Lamas (1969 - 1982), Ben Gage (1945 - 1959) and Leonard Kovner (1940 - 1944).

She was in relationships with Jeff Chandler (1957 - 1960) and Capt. Howard Thomas.

About

American Actress Esther Williams passed away on 6th Jun 2013 Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA aged 91. Born Esther Jane Williams on 8th August, 1921 in Inglewood, California, USA and educated at Glendale Union High School, Glendale, California, Esther Williams is most remembered for The Million Dollar Mermaid in a career that spanned 1942–1963. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

Esther Williams was in 13 on-screen matchups, including Barry Sullivan in Skirts Ahoy! (1952), Fernando Lamas in Dangerous When Wet (1953), Howard Keel in Pagan Love Song (1950), John Carroll in Fiesta (1947) and Johnny Johnston in This Time for Keeps (1947).

Esther Williams is a member of the following lists: International Swimming Hall of Fame inductees, Women autobiographers and Actresses from Inglewood, California.

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Relationship Statistics

TypeTotalLongestAverageShortest
Married4 19 years, 8 months 13 years, 4 months 5 years, 3 months
Dating2 3 years 1 year, 6 months -
Total6 19 years, 8 months 9 years, 4 months 3 years

Details

First Name Esther
Middle Name Jane
Last Name Williams
Maiden Name Bell
Full Name at Birth Esther Jane Williams
Alternative Name America's Mermaid
Age 91 (age at death) years
Birthday 8th August, 1921
Birthplace Inglewood, California, USA
Died 6th June, 2013
Place of Death Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Natural Causes
Height 5' 8½" (174 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Glendale Union High School, Glendale, California
Occupation Text Actress, Singer, Writer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Million Dollar Mermaid
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1942–1963
Music Style Traditional Pop, Urban, R&B
Instrument Vocals
Bust (inches) 38
Waist (inches) 27
Hips (inches) 34
Official Websites www.esther-williams.com/, http://www.esther-williams.com
Father Lou Williams
Mother Bula Williams
Brother Stanton Williams, David Williams
Sister June Williams, Maurine Williams
Friend June Allyson, Van Johnson, Doris Day, Cyd Charisse, Joan Crawford, Ava Gardner, Kathryn Grayson, Frank Sinatra, Ricardo Montalban, Clark Gable, Chuck Walters, Jane Powell

Esther Jane Williams (August 8, 1921 – June 6, 2013) was an American competitive swimmer and actress.

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Dating History

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Edward Bell

1993 - 2013

Esther Williams and Edward Bell were married for 18 years before Esther Williams died...

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Fernando Lamas

1968 - 1982

Fernando Lamas and Esther Williams were married for 12 years before Fernando Lamas di...

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Jeff Chandler

1957 - 1960

Esther Williams and Jeff Chandler dated from 1957 to 1960...

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Ben Gage

1944 - 1959

Esther Williams and Ben Gage were married for 13 years. They dated for 1 year after g...

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Leonard Kovner

1939 - 1944

Leonard Kovner and Esther Williams were married for 4 years. They dated for 1 year af...

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Capt. Howard Thomas

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Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Esther Williams91 LeoActress
American
Edward Bell-
Fernando Lamas67 CapricornActor
Argentinean
Jeff Chandler42 SagittariusActor
American
Ben Gage64 PiscesSinger
American
Leonard Kovner-
Capt. Howard Thomas-

Children

NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Benjamin StantonMale6th August, 194967 years oldBen Gage
Kimball AustinMale30th October, 195066 years oldBen Gage
Susan TenneyFemale1st October, 195363 years oldBen Gage

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Magic Fountain1963Hyacinth TowerMovie
The Big Show1961Hillary AllenMovie
Raw Wind in Eden1958LauraMovie
The Donna Reed Show1958MollyTV Show
The Unguarded Moment1956Lois ConwayMovie
Zane Grey Theater1956Sarah HarmonTV Show
Jupiter's Darling1955AmytisMovie
Dangerous When Wet1953Katie HigginsMovie
Easy to Love1953Julie HallertonMovie
Million Dollar Mermaid1952Annette KellermanMovie
Skirts Ahoy!1952Whitney YoungMovie
Callaway Went Thataway1951Esther WilliamsMovie
Texas Carnival1951Debbie TelfordMovie
Duchess of Idaho1950Christine Riverton DuncanMovie
Pagan Love Song1950Mimi BennettMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950VickiTV Show
Neptune's Daughter1949Eve BarrettMovie
Take Me Out to the Ball Game1949K.C. HigginsMovie
On an Island with You1948Rosalind RennoldsMovie
Fiesta1947Maria MoralesMovie
This Time for Keeps1947Leonora 'Nora' CambarettiMovie
Easy to Wed1946Connie Allenbury ChandlerMovie
The Hoodlum Saint1946Kay LorrisonMovie
Till the Clouds Roll By1946Esther WilliamsMovie
Ziegfeld Follies1946Esther Williams ('A Water Ballet')Movie
Thrill of a Romance1945Cynthia GlennMovie
Bathing Beauty1944Caroline BrooksMovie
A Guy Named Joe1943Ellen BrightMovie
Andy Hardy's Double Life1942Sheila BrooksMovie
Inflation1942Mrs. SmithShort Film
Personalities1942Sheila Brooks (screen test footage)Short Film
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Discussions

Posted commentsView all comments (13)

brucecoJan 2, 2012

I wish i had grew up in a different time, as I thought she was just gorgeous! Great actress!

ziegfeldgirl1941Mar 22, 2009

I love Esther Williams! She sounds like a normal person in both her autobiography and her Private Screenings on TCM with Robert Osborne. In the Private Screenings interview, both Esther and June Allyson make it sound like their career was one big delightful accident and the film business was a big playground. Neither really went out of their way to become an actress like so many others did.

edelanteOct 13, 2008

Esther Williams was the stralet and beatifull woman that at least three generations dreamed as the ideal girld friend and fiance

edelanteDec 29, 2007

Esther williams was the type of starlet beautiness men and women look for when I was youg


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