Ethel Waters

Birthday
Oct 31, 1896
Birthplace
Chester, Pennsylvania, USA

Bio: Ethel Waters was raised by her grandmother in the dismal ghettoes of South Philadelphia. She began working as a hotel chambermaid for $4.75 a week, and at age 12 she married the first of three husbands. Her goal at that time was to become a maid/companion to a wealthy white woman; instead, she launched a show-business career at 17, when she entered a local talent… More

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