"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)
Did You Know?
MGM made money off me, but they never understood the art form. Not until the fifth picture did I even get a choreographer.
Looking back, Esther claimed that the water was her favorite co-star. When she discovered her talent in swimming, she practiced dutifully in the ocean to gather strength and eventually won a spot on the prestigious Los Angeles Athletic Club swim team. She started gaining notice after appearing in aquatic revues, occasionally opposite such swimming notables as actor and Olympic swimming champion
Being an acclaimed swimming champion, her films usually had elaborate dance sequences involving swimming.