Esther Williams – How Did the Actor Die?

Esther Williams died at age 91, astounding. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding actor Esther Williams' death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Esther was born August 8, 1921 in Inglewood, California. In her late teens, she already hold several swimming records. In 1940’s and 1950’s Williams also became a Hollywood star, playing in movies like Bathing Beauty, On an Island with You, Million Dollar Mermaid, and many others. She was married three times, to Leonard Kovner, Ben Gage, and Fernando Lamas. Williams died on June 6, 2013 from natural causes. She was 91 years old.

How did Esther Williams die?

Esther Williams' death was caused by natural causes.

Esther Williams died in her sleep on June 6, 2013, from natural causes, in her Los Angeles home. She was 91.

Information about the death of Esther Williams
Cause of deathNatural Causes
Age of death91 years
ProfessionActor, Businessperson, Swimmer
BirthdayAugust 8, 1921
Death dateJune 6, 2013
Place of deathBeverly Hills, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


"I was 15, and the years of hard swimming had packed muscle on my frame and made me very strong. Not as strong as a football player, but strong enough to inflict heavy damage."

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"Marriage to Fernando offered shelter and security, but the shackle was the price I'd pay."

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"Three events. Three gold medals. I was news, big news, in the sports world."

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"Victor Mature was a big man; he had a great swagger. I liked him and I knew we'd be good together on screen."

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"I remember when I first walked into Mayer's cavernous office. You had to walk 50 yards to get to him, and in that time he could really study everything about you."

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