Gloria Stuart, who played the ever-lovable Rose in James Cameron's mega motion picture Titanic, celebrated her 100th birthday on Sunday with more than 100 members of her family and friends, according to USA Today.
"Gloria's so alive, and her creativity, her artistry and the sparkle in her eyes is a challenge to all of us to live as fully and richly as she has and will continue to do as she heads into her 101st year," said Cameron, who's converting Titanic into 3-D for re-release in April 2012, the 100th anniversary of the ship's sinking.
Among the star-studded guests at the Ace Gallery in Beverly Hills were Frances Fisher, Shirley MacLaine and Tom Arnold. The party was hosted by Cameron and his wife, Suzy Amis.
The actress was born July 4, 1910, in Santa Monica into one of California's early families, which can trace its roots to the gold rush town of Angels Camp, reports the Los Angeles Times. Her career has spanned over 70 years in both television and movies, most notably in films such as
Stuart was honored by the Screen Actors Guild on June 21 for her many years of service. In response to receiving the Ralph Morgan Award, Stuart replied by saying, "I'm very, very grateful. I've had a wonderful life of giving and sharing."