Titanic is one of the most iconic movies of our time. It not only has a memorable story featuring two of the most adored celebrities but it also contains music, and scenes that audiences will never forget. Titanic came out in theaters in 1997 where a movie of that type of production and length was really unheard of. Audiences flocked to the theaters to witness history and some of the most memorable moments in cinematic history. We all fell in love with Leonardo DiCaprio who has since become a huge movie star. Here is a list of the cast of that iconic movie, Then & Now.
The Titanic was directed by James Cameron and cost over $200 million dollars in 1997 in which the construction of the ship alone cost $7million. James Cameron wanted to spare no expense with his masterpiece and because of this the mega movie opened to historical numbers of viewers.
Much of the filming is done after the ship has sank and the actors had to be in freezing waters for hours at a time. While most of the cast decided to wear wet suits during the filming Kate Winslet, who played the iconic Rose, opted not to wear a wet suit at all and ended up getting pneumonia.
Rose and Jack, the main characters of the Titanic movie and the infamous lovers who did their best to keep each other alive while the ship was sinking, are played by Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, originally the roles were offered to Matthew McConaughey and Gwyneth Paltrow.
Leonardo DiCaprio As Jack Dawson
Leo was already on his way to super stardom when he starred as the leading actor role in Titanic. Now he is a super talented A-List actor who has starred in some of the most iconic roles of our time. Winning an oscar for best actor for his performance in the epic survival movie "The Revenant".
Kate Winslet As Rose DeWitt Bukater
Kate Winslet has been nominated multiple times for awards for her numerous roles in iconic movies. Some of her most memorable movie roles include, "Revolutionary Road" with Leonardo DiCaprio, "Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind" and "Sense and Sensibility."
Billy Zane As Cal Hockley
No one was better suited to play the dashingly devious role of Rose's husband in the film as Billy Zane. He was known for his smarmy charisma and good looks. We all loved to hate him in the film. Zane is best known for his roles in "Dead Calm" and "The Phantom."
Kathy Bates As Margaret "Molly" Brown
At the time of Titanic's release, Kathy Bates was arguably the movies biggest star. Already she had nabbed an oscar nomination for her eerily memorable role in the movie "Misery" after Titanic she continued to pursue a successful acting career with many more prestigious roles.
Frances Fisher As Ruth DeWitt Bukater
Playing Roses Social status obsessed mother, Frances Fisher was the perfect doting and protective mother. After Titanic Fisher went on to star in the CBS show Becker and several movies such as "The Lincoln Lawyer" and "The Roommate." All notable and well known films.
Gloria Stuart As Rose Dawson Calvert
Gloria Stuart received cortical acclaim for her role as rose in the Titanic movie, she was the only cast member to have been around for the Titanic's crash and she became the oldest person ever nominated for an academy award. She passed away in 2010 at the age of 100 years old.
Bill Paxton As Brock Lovett
After his role as Brock Lovett in Titanic, Bill Paxton went on to land some very memorable roles. His most notable films being, "Twister" and "Apollo 13". Paxton received an Emmy nomination for his ongoing role in the television series, "Hatfield & McCoys".
Suzy Amis Cameron As Lizzy Calvert
After meeting on the set of Titanic. Suzy and director James Cameron fell in love and got married in 2000. The two have since become parents of three children. Suzy has since become Cameron's biggest support in his pursuance of becoming an award winning director.
Danny Nucci As Fabrizio De Rossi
While many of the starring cast in the Titanic movies went on to pursue roles in film, Danny Nucci went on to focus more in television roles. Landing roles in the iconic shows, "CSI: NY", "The Mentalist" and "The Fosters" where he has becalmed quite the seasoned actor.
Jason Barry As Tommy Ryan
Originally from Dublin Ireland, Jason Barry is most famous for his role in Titanic. But after Titanic's release Barry then starred in "The Still Life" where he won numerous awards. He is recently most well known for his role in the hit television series, "The Sons Of Anarchy."
Victor Garber As Thomas Andrews
Victor Garbers memorable role in Titanic has sealed him into hollywood fame where he became a truly seasoned actor. After Titanic Garber landed roles in some of Hollywoods most prestigious films where he played characters that went down in history as memorable acts.
DiCaprio And Winslet As Jack And Kate
The starring duos famous performance as star crossed lovers in Titanic left viewers wondering about their onscreen chemistry. The two became such good friends that fans were begging for them to return to the big screen in leading roles again. They obliged and gave memorable performances as the leads in the film adaptation of "Revolutionary Road."
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