|born on||17 September 1902 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )|
|Place||Bar Harbor ME, USA, 44n23, 68w12|
|Timezone||EST h5w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||24°13' 28°11 Asc. 13°03'|
American actress of silent screen note. She grew up in a Vaudeville family and made her screen debut in 1916. Ten years later the stunning blond beauty starred in a film named "The American Venus" and she became synonymous with the title.She retired from film in 1941. A divorce caused her great financial hardship and she reportedly worked as a saleswoman in a store but would deny her identity if customers recognized her. She did some radio and theater work and in the early 1960s appeared in a TV soap opera. In 1985 she wrote her autobiography "Some Day We'll Laugh."
She died January 14, 1994 in Ventura, CA, age 91.
- Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1916 (First film)
- Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1985 (Autobiography)
Sy Scholfield quotes Esther Ralston's book, 'Some Day We'll Laugh: An Autobiography' (Scarecrow Press, 1985), p. 4: 'in 1902 the family moved to Bar Harbor, Maine. ... At 9 p.m. on Wednesday, September 17, 1902, I was born at No. 1 Eden St. and Papa immediately dubbed me, 'Maid of Bar Harbor!'
- Traits : Body : Appearance gorgeous
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs
- Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
- Vocation : Entertainment : Child performer