"The Million Dollar Mermaid", co-authored with Digby Diehl
, Simon & Schuster, 1999.
2 Print Biographies |
5 Articles |
6 Pictorials |
10 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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All they ever did for me at MGM was change my leading man and the water in my pool.
Aquatic filming had its dangers according to Esther. She once broke three neck vertebrae in a dive; suffered several broken eardrums over the years; nearly drowned once when she couldn't find an underwater trapdoor exit; was almost mutilated by an out-of-control outrigger; and was nearly overcome by waves created by a camera boat that came within inches of her water skis while shooting (pregnant)...
Being an acclaimed swimming champion, her films usually had elaborate dance sequences involving swimming.