Gloria Stuart, the 1930s starlet who became the oldest person ever to be nominated for an Academy Award with her career-making turn in Titanic, has died. She was 100.
Stuart died Sunday night at her West Los Angeles home, her daughter, Sylvia Thompson, told The Los Angeles Times. Stuart was diagnosed with lung cancer five years ago.
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"She also was a breast cancer survivor," Thompson said, "but she just paid no attention to illness. She was a very strong woman and had other fish to fry."
Stuart turned 100 on July 4 and celebrated with Titanic director James Cameron and his wife, Titanic co-star Suzy Amis, at the "Academy Centennial Celebration with Gloria Stuart."
The actress was 87 when she starred ...
Question: I was watching some show that listed all of the spin-offs of All in the Family. Wasn't there a show about Archie Bunker's daughter Gloria, post-divorce, as a single mom? That show is never mentioned regarding Norman Lear spin-offs. Or are just the successful shows mentioned?
Answer: That would seem to be the case, Phyllis, though, to pat myself on the back once again, I mentioned it when discussing All in the Family spin-offs way back when. But I'm always happy to provide a little more detail.
Sally Struthers stepped into Gloria's shoes again for a year beginning in September 1982 as CBS' Gloria found the character doing veterinary-assistant work in a small upstate New York town. It seems Meathead had bailed on her to live on a commune when they were out in Califor