Director's take

Aug 15, 2013, 22:12 IST | The Centrestage Team

James Cameron, film director, deep-sea explorer, and editor celebrates his 59th birthday today

Here is some interesting trivia about him:

James Cameron

>> A member of the Mars Society, James Cameron sat briefly on the NASA Advisory Council, which in turn counsels NASA administrators on the direction of the agency.

>> He signs all correspondence “Jim out.”

>> The Titanic director set a record of sorts when he completed the Mariana Trench dive. He reached the 6.8 mile undersea valley all alone.

>> The Oscar-winner is fond of decaf coffee.

>> The director broke a tooth while shooting Avatar and he hasn’t bothered to fix it. Why not? Asked an interviewer of a magazine, he replied, “I don’t smile that broadly anyway.” 

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