Esther Ralston

Esther Ralston ( born September 17, 1902 in Bar Harbor, Maine; † January 14, 1994 in Ventura, California ) was an American actress, who celebrated her success during the silent film era.


She began as a child with acting when she appeared in the play The Ralston Family with Baby Esther, America's Youngest Juliet in Vaudeville. Then they came to some minor silent film roles before they made ​​the breakthrough in 1924 with the film Peter Pan. They played mostly in comedies.

In the 1920s she appeared in many films for Paramount and received up to $ 8,000 ( 108000-113000 Euros ) per week. With the end of the silent era to her career came to an end, and it was used mostly in B-movies. In 1941, she ended her career and played in the 1960s for several episodes in TV series with.

Ralston was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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