Leo and Kate lend support to last Titanic survivor

Updated: 2009-05-11T21:49:11Z

Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet are coming to the aid of the last survivor of the Titanic.

The “Titanic” stars, the movie’s director, James Cameron, and other cast members have made a “considerable donation” to support a fund set up to help 98-year-old Millvina Dean pay her nursing home bills.

The Millvina Fund was launched Monday in Belfast.

Dean was just two months old, the youngest passenger, when the Titanic sank on April 14, 1912. She’s been living in a nursing home in the English city of Southampton since she broke her hip about three years ago but is struggling to pay for the care.

She’s been selling her autograph and Titanic mementos to raise cash.

| Posted by Lisa Gutierrez, The Star

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