Gloria Stewart Turns 100 Last Sunday

Gloria Stuart, who played the role of the elderly character of Rose in the Academy Awards winning film Titanic, turned 100 this Sunday.

The old lady threw a party on the occasion of her birthday, this Sunday, enjoying with as many as 100 friends and relatives, including, Shirley MacLaine, Tom Arnold and Frances Fisher.

Director James Cameron and his wife Suzy Amis organized the fete at the Ace Gallery in Beverly Hills.

The leading Titanic stars, Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio were missing at the party.

“Gloria's so alive, and her creativity, her artistry and the sparkle in her eyes is a challenge to all of us to live fully and richly”, Cameron said.

He added that she is going to pursue the impressive display of her talent and affluence, forever.

Stuart was born on July 4, 1910 in Santa Monica.

Titanic, the film in which Stuart had enacted is hailed as the one of the largest hit of all times. The movie involved romance, emotions, as well as devastation.

The film was based on the real time disaster, wherein, the RMS Titanic sank.

In addition to Stuart, the casting crew of the film included, Leonardo DiCaprio as Jack Dawson and Kate Winslet as Rose DeWitt Bukater.