Esther Walker

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Birthday
18, 1894
Birthplace
Louisville, KY
Death Date
Jul 26, 1943 (48)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
18, 1894
Birthplace
Louisville, KY
Death Date
Jul 26, 1943 (48)

About

Broadway actress who was known for her work in such productions as Monte Cristo, Jr. and Hello, Alexander. She became known for her rendition of the song "Sahara (We'll Soon Be Dry Like You)."

Before Fame

She was born Esther Thomas and later adopted the stage name of Esther Walker.

Trivia

A philanthropist as well as an actress, she co-founded the Texas-based Hoblitzelle Foundation.

Family Life

She married Karl Hoblitzelle, a respected theatre manager.

Associated With

She and dancer Gaby Deslys were both known for their performances at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre.