Esther Williams

1921 - 2013

Esther Williams

Esther Jane Williams (August 8, 1921 – June 6, 2013) was an American competitive swimmer and actress. Williams set multiple national and regional swimming records in her late teens as part of the Los Angeles Athletic Club swim team. Unable to compete in the 1940 Summer Olympics because of the outbreak of World War II, she joined Billy Rose's Aquacade, where she took on the role vacated by Eleanor Holm after the show's move from New York City to San Francisco. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Esther Williams has received more than 1,805,347 page views. Her biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 1,172nd most popular actor.

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  • 1.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.65

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.93

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Esther Williams ranks 1,162 out of 8,832Before her are Dharmendra, María Casares, DeForest Kelley, Ciarán Hinds, Anne Ramsey, and Jack Warden. After her are Yevgeny Leonov, Richard Farnsworth, Kurtwood Smith, Ving Rhames, Yvonne De Carlo, and Ernie Hudson.

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Among people born in 1921, Esther Williams ranks 109Before her are Gavriil Ilizarov, Maurice Richard, Countess Georgina von Wilczek, Nobuo Matsunaga, Manitas de Plata, and Louis Lachenal. After her are Kisshomaru Ueshiba, James Whitmore, Heinz G. Konsalik, Jean Robic, Géza Anda, and César Baldaccini. Among people deceased in 2013, Esther Williams ranks 104Before her are Arthur Danto, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Bigas Luna, Moritz, Landgrave of Hesse, Ray Harryhausen, and Marie-Claire Alain. After her are Nguyễn Khánh, Jacques Vergès, Bernadette Lafont, Ronnie Biggs, Marta Eggerth, and Ladislao Mazurkiewicz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Esther Williams ranks 2,130 out of 12,171Before her are Jimmy Doolittle (1896), Leonard Kleinrock (1934), DeForest Kelley (1920), Howlin' Wolf (1910), Anne Ramsey (1929), and Jack Warden (1920). After her are Ida Tarbell (null), Barry Levinson (1942), Harold Garfinkel (1917), George Wallace (1919), Richard Farnsworth (1920), and Daniel Boone (1734).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Esther Williams ranks 568Before her are Elisabeth Shue (1963), Jason Momoa (1979), Beau Bridges (1941), DeForest Kelley (1920), Anne Ramsey (1929), and Jack Warden (1920). After her are Richard Farnsworth (1920), Kurtwood Smith (1943), Ving Rhames (1959), Ernie Hudson (1945), Warner Baxter (1889), and Edward James Olmos (1947).