July 7th, 2010
11:51 AM ET

A Titanic milestone

James Cameron has said he plans to release a special 3-D version of “Titanic” in two years to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ship’s first and last voyage in 1912.

But before that can happen, it’s important to acknowledge another Titanic milestone: Gloria Stuart, the actress who played the elder Rose in the film, celebrated her 100th birthday on Sunday.

Stuart’s L.A. soirée, hosted by Cameron and his wife Suzy Amis, included more than 100 of the actress’s friends and family, with stars like Frances Fisher, Shirley MacLaine and Tom Arnold in attendance, the Los Angeles Times reported.

"Gloria's so alive, and her creativity, her artistry and the sparkle in her eyes is a challenge to all of us to live as fully and richly as she has and will continue to do as she heads into her 101st year," Cameron said.


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  1. Paul Cole

    She looks great! Just an idea of how long she has been around, She was in the "Invisble Man" in 1933 with Claude Rains of "Casablanca" fame! Now that my friends is longevity. Many more birthdays to her. One last footnote, Luise Rainer also celebrated her 100th birthday this year. She won back to back Oscars for "The Great Ziegfeld" and The Good Earth". She was the first person to do this. Can you believe that there 2 great actresses that are 100 years young? Amazing!

    September 22, 2010 at 9:29 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Gary C.

    I have watched that movie many times. Lady, I thought you were great. Happy Birthday and I hope many more!

    July 8, 2010 at 1:36 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Valerie Smith

    How delightful! My congratulations to Gloria on her centenary.

    July 8, 2010 at 1:13 pm | Report abuse |
  4. RS

    Happy Birthday Gloria ! You look great for 100 ! I hope I look that good if I get to live that long :-)

    July 8, 2010 at 11:19 am | Report abuse |
  5. Myrna

    Happy Birthday Gloria. I have seen your movies on TCM. Your beauty has not diminshed one bit. Congratulations!

    July 8, 2010 at 9:59 am | Report abuse |
  6. Katie

    Loved you in the movie and loved the movie.

    Congratulations!

    July 7, 2010 at 10:20 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Kathryn

    Gloria, continue to enjoy a long and beautiful life. Cheers to your 100th!

    July 7, 2010 at 6:27 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Sugiebear

    Wow, she looks GREAT for her age! She looks a quarter century younger. I'd be somewhat surprised if she had plastic surgery. I think the lady probably just ate right, exercised, lived clean and enjoyed a lot of fresh air and laughter.

    July 7, 2010 at 2:48 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Norma Jean

    Belated Happy Birthday. I'm almost 77 and look pretty good. You look wonderful. Hats off to all us "pretty women."

    July 7, 2010 at 2:20 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Larry

    An absolutely amazing and intelligent woman who helped found the Screen Actors Guild ?. Happy Birthday Gloria! I really admire you!

    July 7, 2010 at 2:07 pm | Report abuse |
  11. MadCityBabe

    I love Gloria – she so deserved that Oscar instead of Kim Bassinger winning it – no comparison!

    July 7, 2010 at 1:53 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Ashley

    Happy Birthday! I thought it was very nice that they had thrown her a birthday party for such an amazing age!

    July 7, 2010 at 1:45 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Chris

    Happy Birthday, Gloria!

    July 7, 2010 at 1:29 pm | Report abuse |

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