Gloria Stuart Overview:

Legendary actress, Gloria Stuart, was born Gloria Frances Stewart on Jul 4, 1910 in Santa Monica, CA. Stuart died at the age of 100 on Sep 26, 2010 in Los Angeles, CA .


Delicate, poised, blonde beauty resident firstly at Universal, then Fox throughout the thirties. Remembered best as the frightened heroine of The Old Dark House, she later became active in Screen Actors' Guild work and in the art world. Made a surprising comeback to acting in the mid-seventies. Also an exhibited painter. Academy Award nominee (the oldest on record) for Titanic.

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Although Stuart was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1997Best Supporting ActressTitanicOld RoseNominated

She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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Cooking with the Stars: ’s Cream Vermont

By Samantha Ellis on Oct 1, 2019 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Cooking with the Stars: ’s Cream Vermont Happy October to all of my Hollywood-obsessed readers out there! As we ease into fall and get ourselves into the Halloween spirit, it’s time to break out the chilling old scary movies and pay tribute to the screen ... Read full article

Warner Archive--Lee Tracy and Banter in Wanted: Jane Turner (1936)

By KC on Apr 13, 2017 From Classic Movies

It is nice to occasionally sit down with a film meant simply to amuse you for a while. Something that won't change your life, though it will lighten your mood. Wanted! Jane Turner (1936) offers this kind of uncomplicated, lively entertainment. Now available on DVD from Warner Archive, it is a snappy... Read full article

(July 4, 1910 – September 26, 2010).

By Dawn on Sep 28, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(July 4, 1910 – September 26, 2010). Had a long Hollywood career that spanned more than 70 years, Stuart performed on stage, in television and film, and was best known for her roles in, The Invisible Man and as 101-year-old Rose in her Academy Award nominated role in the film Tit... Read full article


By Brandie on Sep 27, 2010 From True Classics

, a well-respected actress and one of the remaining stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood, passed away yesterday at the age of 100. Most modern audiences, of course, know Stuart from her phenomenal performance as the older Rose DeWitt Bukater, whose narration frames 1997′s epic ... Read full article

Rose let go: RIP

By Jnpickens on Sep 27, 2010 From Comet Over Hollywood

in 1935 Many people know as the adorable old lady who plays Rose as an old woman in the 1997 waste of time “Titanic.” However, when I think of , I think of her in my favorite Shirley Temple movie, “Rebecca of Sunnybrooke Farms” (1938).... Read full article

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Gloria Stuart Quotes:

Margaret Waverton: Well, I know what I'm going to do. That is if Miss Femm will let me.
Rebecca Femm: What?
Margaret Waverton: I'm dreadfully wet and I'd be so glad if I could go and change my clothes.
Margaret Waverton: What?
Rebecca Femm: I wondered if I might go and change my things.
Margaret Waverton: You look wet. You'd better go and change your things.

[last lines]
Flora Cranley: Father, come quickly!

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Gloria Stuart Facts
Turned down Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938) because she felt that the material was not to her dramatic acting abilities; however, Darryl F. Zanuck forced her to do the picture, and explained that she would be seen by millions, due to Shirley Temple's popularity. Stuart agreed in a 1998 interview that Zanuck was correct.

She has four grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Shortened her last name from "Stewart" to "Stuart" because she thought its six letters balanced perfectly on a theater's marquee with the six letters in "Gloria".

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