Caption: Esther Williams circa 1939
Actress, Soundtrack, Writer
Born: August 8, 1921
Star sign: Leo
Height: 5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Known for: Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949), Neptune's Daughter (1949), Million Dollar Mermaid (1952), On an Island with You (1948)
Esther Jane Williams was born on August 8, 1921 in Inglewood, California. Her youth was spent as a teenage swimming champion and she won three United States National championships. She eventually was spotted by a MGM talent scout while working in a Los Angeles department store. She made her film debut with MGM in an "Andy Hardy" picture called ...