Annette Kellermann, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Annette Kellermann

Australian swimmer, vaudeville star, film actress and writer

Date of Birth: 06-Jul-1886

Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Date of Death: 06-Nov-1975

Profession: writer, film actor, synchronized swimmer

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Cancer


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About Annette Kellermann

  • Annette Marie Sarah Kellermann (6 July 1887 – 6 November 1975) was an Australian professional swimmer, vaudeville star, film actress, and writer. Kellermann was one of the first women to wear a one-piece bathing costume, instead of the then-accepted pantaloons, and inspired others to follow her example.
  • Kellerman's swimming costumes became so popular that she started her own fashion line of one-piece bathing suits.
  • Kellermann helped popularize the sport of synchronised swimming, and authored a swimming manual.
  • She appeared in several movies, usually with aquatic themes, and as the star of A Daughter of the Gods was the first major actress to appear nude in a Hollywood production.
  • Kellermann was an advocate of health, fitness, and natural beauty throughout her life.

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