Esther Williams

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Esther Williams Was So Good, Hollywood Created a Genre for Her

Swimming actress was massive star in era of the 'aqua musical'

(Newser) - If the name Esther Williams doesn't qualify as "household" anymore, a quick reading of obituaries today makes clear why it once did in a very big way. Williams—a national swimming champ who translated that into a huge Hollywood career in the 1940s and '50s—died today...

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