5 wins & 2 nominations.
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Sheila Brooks (screen test footage) (uncredited)
Starred in a pilot for a proposed anthology series called, "The Esther Williams Show".
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5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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I don't know to this day how I managed to fit into those bathing suits when I was pregnant, but I did.
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.
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