Mother of: Rose DeWitt Bukater played by Francis Fisher
She was a society empress from one of the most socially prominet
in Philadelphia. After the death of her husband, her family fell on hard
times,but she was determined to achieve financial salvation through her
daughter's marriage to Caledon Hockley. A woman who ruled her household
with an iron will, she found in Cal an ally in her efforts to
Francis Fisher~is best known for her role as Strawberry Alice in the
Oscar winning "Unforgiven", as well as her incarnation of Lucille
in the CBS movie "Lucy and Desi: Before the Laughter". She has done
in "Female Perversions", and "Wild America" playing mother to
adolescent, Johnathan Taylor Thomas. She has recently come back with
"Guiding Light", and "Crime and Punishment". She more recently
returned to the one-act play, "Sleepless Nights".
Kathy Bates as Molly Brown
Kathy Bates plays a wife of a Colorado mining millionaire, intelligent and
self-taught--She spoke several languages--Molly Brown was a plain-spoken woman
without background in high society, who was generally shunned by the
socialties of Denver. When the Titanic was sinking, she was evacuated in
lifeboat # 6, under the command of Quartermaster Hichens. Having been at
the wheel of Titanic when she struck the iceburg, Hichens was completely
unnerved and directed the boat away from the sinking ship as fast as
possible. He was terrified that they would be swamped by the suction as
ship went down, or overwhelmed by swimmers desperate to be saved. Mrs.
Brown and several more women wanted to return to help save others, but
were overruled by Hichens' fears, which became less and less rational. Mrs.
effectively took over comand of the boat and persuaded the women to help
with the rowing-her heroism and selflessness during the disaster was
talked about afterwards and earned her the moniker "The Unsinkable Molly
Kathy Bates~won an academy award for her performance in Stephen
"Misery" in 1997, and won a Golden Globe award in her performance in
HBO's "The Late Shift". She has also starred in "Fried Green
"Dolores Claiborne", "Diabolique", "A Home of Thier Own", "Used
"Dick Tracy" & "Men don't Leave". She has also starred in a play
"Night, Mother". She is currently working on "Primary Colors" with
co-star, John Travolta.
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