gloria stuart titanic obit 'Titanic's' Gloria Stuart dies at 100 years of ageGloria Stuart, who played the older Rose in the 1997 blockbuster “Titanic,” passed away at the age of 100 on Sunday (Sept. 26) at her home in West Los Angeles. Stuart was diagnosed with lung cancer several years ago, her daughter Sylvia tells the Washington Post.

]]>Boris Karloff. Following “Titanic,” Stuart wrote a memoir, “I Just Kept Hoping,” in which she said of her late blooming career, “When I graduated from Santa Monica High in 1927, I was voted the girl most likely to succeed. I didn’t realize it would take so long.” She is survived by one daughter, four grandchild and 12 great-grandchildren. Like her “Titanic” character, it sounds like Stuart lived a long, full life. RIP, Rose. Our condolences to her family and friends. Follow Zap2it and Zap2itAndrea on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest TV, movie and celebrity news. Photo credit: Paramount Pictures, Universal Pictures

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