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Kathy Bates

Kathy Bates gave the film a boost of humor with her portrayal of crass socialite Molly Brown. Though the then-49-year-old already had a successful film career going at the time "Titanic" put her on the radar of a new generation. "I go to buy cosmetics the little girls are lining up, and I know it´s not for my autograph. I just want you to know it´s only because I was on the boat with [Leonardo DiCaprio]," she said on "Inside the Actors Studio" the year after the film came out. "I'm convinced that's it."

'Titanic' Cast: Then and Now

More than 14 years after James Cameron's blockbuster film hit theaters, the flick is being released in 3D. Take a look at the movie's actors yesterday and today. – By Lizbeth Scordo, omg!