What the actors of "Titanic" look like 24 years after the film premiereBy Vika https://pictolic.com/en/article/what-the-actors-of-titanic-look-like-24-years-after-the-film-premiere
24 years have passed since the Titanic was released. But for many, it still remains one of the most beloved films of all time. The generation that saw the Titanic in adolescence or childhood are now adults. Saoirse Ronan, Emma Stone, and Taylor Swift still watch this movie over and over again and love it.
Today we want to remember the key characters of the film and see how the actors have changed.
1. Rose DeWitt Bookater as Keith Winslet.
The role of Rose earned Kate Winslet her first Oscar nomination. In 2009, Winslet received an Oscar for her role in The Reader. The actress managed to recreate the love story of a teenager and a former concentration camp guard.
2. Caledon Hockley, Rose's fiancé - Billy Zane.
Billy Zane was born into a family of Greek immigrants. He became famous back in 1989 thanks to the role of Huey in Dead Calm. Most of the time, Zane portrayed the antagonists and was nominated for the MTV Movie Awards in the category "Best Villain" for his role as Hockley in "Titanic." Since then, Zane has not appeared in any other big films.
3. Ruth, Rosa's mother - Frances Fisher.
Following the success of Titanic, the actress has appeared in mothers' roles, such as in Couple for the Holidays in 2020.
4. Captain of the Titanic - Bernard Hill.
Following his role in Titanic, Bernard Hill played Philos in The Scorpion Chase. You may have also seen it in Gothic. Hill's most memorable role was that of King Theoden in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. He is the only actor to have starred in more than one film that won 11 Oscars.
5. Shipbuilder Thomas Andrews - Victor Garber.
Victor Garber often chooses good romantic comedies. He was a member of The First Wives Club and Legally Blondes with Reese Witherspoon.
6. Rich Man, Bruce Ismay - Jonathan Hyde.
After Titanic, Hyde took on many more supporting roles. Despite the lack of screen time, the actor managed to make his roles memorable. In Jumanji, he portrayed a father and a hunter.
7. Officer Lowe, helping drowning passengers - Ioan Grifad.
Ioan Graffad received his acting education at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. He always had enough roles. In 2008, he played Reed Richards in Fantastic Four.
8. Margaret Brown - Katie Bates.
Even before the release of Titanic, Katie Bates was known as a very interesting and talented actress. Her role in Misery in 1991 earned her an Oscar. She also suffered from cancer, but has recovered and is now helping with research in these areas.
9. Jack Dawson - Leonardo DiCaprio.
The actor became famous back in 1993 when he and Johnny Depp starred in the movie What's Eating Gilbert Grape. This was the first time he was nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe. And in 2016, after 5 nominations, he finally won an Oscar for his role in The Survivor.
10. Fabrizio, Jack's friend Danny Nucci.
The actor, like his character in Titanic, is an Italian immigrant. From the age of 14, he played several roles in various soap operas. After the Titanic, he never became very famous. One of the most famous films he starred in was in Michael Bay's The Rock.
11. Lizzie Calvert, Rose's granddaughter - Susie Amis.
Suzie Amis started her career as a model, but then switched to the cinema. She starred in the acclaimed 1993 western, The Ballad of Little Joe. She starred as a girl who dresses like a man to survive in the Wild West. The film was good and Amis received good reviews. But the biggest role for her was not far off. While working on Titanic in 1997, she and James Cameron fell in love.