21 Years After: ‘Titanic’ Stars Then And Now (Photos)

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Titanic sank in the early morning of 15th April 1912 in the North Atlantic Ocean, four days into the ship’s maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. The world’s largest passenger liner in service at the time, Titanic had an estimated 2,224 people on board when she struck an iceberg at around 23:40 (ship’s time) on Sunday, 14 April 1912.

Her sinking was two hours and forty minutes later at 02:20 (ship’s time; 05:18 GMT) on Monday, 15 April, resulted in the deaths of more than 1,500 people, which made it one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in history. Titanic was released 18th November, 1997 and broke many box office records, as well as earning nominations across the board at the Golden Globes and Oscars.

2.187 billion USD Box office, highest-grossing film of all time for 12 years before Avatar’s 2.788 billion USD in 2009.We fell in love with Jack and Rose’s story and were heartbroken by that ending. See what the cast looks like almost 20 years later.

Titanic found Leonardo DiCaprio played the film’s leading man, Jack Dawson. Dawson is a third-class passenger who wins a ticket to board the Titanic from a poker game. While on board, he falls in love with first-class passenger Rose DeWitt Bukater. Although many auditioned, DiCaprio landed the role at just 20 years old. He is 43 years old now.

Kate Winslet’s leading character was a first-class passenger who struggled with dealing with her strict mother and controlling fiancé. After she meets Dawson, she begins to discover who she is and frees herself from the chains she’s felt locked by throughout her life.

Billy Zane played Titanic villain Cal Hockley. Zane’s role as Rose’s wealthy, controlling fiancé.

Kathy Bates

Frances Fisher – Rose’s mom, Ruth.

Bill Paxton plays Brock Lovett, a treasure hunter who is actively searching for the Heart of the Ocean diamond necklace, believed to be hidden somewhere in the sunken ship. In February 2017, Paxton died at age 61 from complications of a heart surgery.

Victor Garber – Taking on the role as Thomas Andrews, the builder of the ship.

Jonathan Hyde played Bruce Ismay, the managing director of the White Star Line.

British actor David Warner played Cal’s confidant and fellow villain, Spicer Lovejoy, in the film.

Bernard Hill -The role of Captain Edward James Smith.

‘Women and children first’

Danny Nucci – Fabrizio
Jack’s friend

Alexandrea Owens – 9 years old as Sarno Cora Cartmell, the little girl who danced with Leonardo DiCpario.

Gloria Stuart – Old Rose, she passed away from respiratory failure and lung cancer in 2010 at the age of 100.

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