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Alicia Christian Foster (born November 19, 1962), known professionally as Jodie Foster, is an American actress, film director, and producer. Foster began acting in commercials at the age of three, and her first significant role came in 1976 as a child prostitute in Taxi Driver, for which she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1989, for playing a rape victim in The Accused. In 1991, she starred in The Silence of the Lambs as Clarice Starling, a gifted FBI trainee, assisting in a hunt for a serial killer. This performance received international acclaim and her second Academy Award for Best Actress. She received her third Best Actress Academy Award nomination for playing a backwoods hermit in Nell (1994). Her other best-known work includes Contact (1997), Panic Room (2002), Flightplan (2005), Inside Man (2006) and The Brave One (2007).

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Filmography

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Selected Jodie Foster film and TV show credits.

Acting Credits

2013
Elysium (2013)

2011
The Beaver (2011)
Meredith Black

2008
Nim's Island (2008)
Alexandra Rover

2007
The Brave One (2007)
Erica Bain

2006
Inside Man (2006)
Madeleine White

2005
Flightplan (2005)

2004
Elodie Gordes

2002
Panic Room (2002)

2002
Sister Assumpta

1999
Anna Leonowens

1997
Contact (1997)

1994
Nell (1994)

1993
Frasier (1993) (TV Show)
Marlene

1993
The X-Files (1993) (TV Show)
Betty

1991
Dede Tate

1991
Prostitute

1990
Catchfire (1990)
Anne Benton

1989
The Simpsons (1989) (TV Show)

1989
Storyteller

1988
Stealing Home (1988)
Katie Chandler

1987
Five Corners (1987)
Linda

1987
Siesta (1987)
Nancy

1986
Victoria

1984
Hélène

1984
Frannie Berry

1983
Svengali (1983) (TV Movie)
Zoe Alexander

1982
O'Hara's Wife (1982)
Barbara O'Hara

1980
Carny (1980)
Donna

1980
Foxes (1980)
Jeanie

1977
Beach House (1977)
Teresina Fedeli

1977
Candleshoe (1977)
Casey

1977
Isabelle Tristan, AKA Fleur bleue

1976
Bugsy Malone (1976)

1976
Deirdre Striden

1976
Freaky Friday (1976)
Annabel

1976
Taxi Driver (1976)
Iris

1974
Audrey

1974
Smile Jenny, You're Dead (1974) (TV Movie)
Liberty Cole

1974
Paper Moon (1974) (TV Show)
Addie Pray

1973
Martha

1973
Tom Sawyer (1973)
Becky Thatcher

1973
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1973) (TV Show)
Elizabeth Henderson

1973
Love Story (1973) (TV Show)
Ellie Madison

1973
The Addams Family (1973) (TV Show)

1973
The New Perry Mason (1973) (TV Show)
Hildy Haynes

1972
Rita

1972
Samantha

1972
My Sister Hank (TV Movie)
Henrietta 'Hank' Bennett

1972
ABC Afterschool Specials (1972) (TV Show)
T.K. Dearing, Sharon Lee, Sue

1972
Circle of Fear (1972) (TV Show)
Judy

1972
Kung Fu (1972) (TV Show)
Alethea Patricia Ingram

1972
Anne Chan

1972
The Paul Lynde Show (1972) (TV Show)
Maggie

1970
Menace on the Mountain (1970) (TV Movie)
Suellen McIver

1970
Nanny and the Professor (1970) (TV Show)
Angela

1970
The Partridge Family (1970) (TV Show)
Julie Lawrence

1969
Medical Center (1969) (TV Show)
Ivy

1969
Joey Kelly

1968
Adam-12 (1968) (TV Show)
Mary Bennett

1968
Julia (1968) (TV Show)
Cindy Blanchard

1968
Mayberry R.F.D. (1968) (TV Show)
Little Girl, Fairy

1968
The Doris Day Show (1968) (TV Show)
Jenny Benson

1967
Ironside (1967) (TV Show)
Pip Barker

1964
Daniel Boone (1964) (TV Show)
Rachel

1960
My Three Sons (1960) (TV Show)
Priscilla Hobson, Susan, Victoria

1959
Bonanza (1959) (TV Show)
Bluebird

1955
Gunsmoke (1955) (TV Show)
Marieanne, Patricia, Susan Sadler

1954
Suellen McIver

Director Credits

2013
House of Cards (2013) (TV Show)
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2013
Orange Is the New Black (2013) (TV Show)
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2011
The Beaver (2011)
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1995
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1991
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1983
Tales from the Darkside (1983) (TV Show)
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Producer Credits

2007
The Brave One (2007)
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2000
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1998
The Baby Dance (1998) (TV Movie)
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1995
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1994
Nell (1994)
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1986
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  • Jodie Foster Walks to Her Hotel
  • Jodie Foster: goes to the doctor's office for a checkup in Beverly Hills
  • Jodie Foster:70th Annual Golden Globe Awards
  • 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards
  • Ewan McGregor & Jodie Foster: GO GO Gala!
  • EMMA VS. JODIE

Quotes

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List of Jodie Foster quotes.

I absolutely believe what Ellie believes - that there is no direct evidence, so how could you ask me to believe in God when there's absolutely no evidence that I can see? I do believe in the beauty and the awe-inspiring mystery of the science that's out there that we haven't discovered yet, that there are scientific explanations for phenomena that we call mystical because we don't know any better.


I'm an atheist. But I absolutely love religions and the rituals. Even though I don't believe in God. We celebrate pretty much every religion in our family with the kids. They love it, and when they say, Are we Jewish? or Are we Catholic? I say, Well, I'm not, but you can choose when you're 18. But isn't this fun that we do seders and the Advent calendar?"


I think an artist's responsibility is more complex than people realize.


Magazine Covers

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Magazine issues featuring Jodie Foster on the cover.
  • Jodie Foster - Premiere Magazine Cover [Russia] (April 2002)
  • Jodie Foster - The Hollywood Reporter Magazine Cover [Russia] (August 2013)
  • Jodie Foster - More Magazine Cover [United States] (September 2007)
  • Jodie Foster - More Magazine Cover [United States] (October 2005)
  • Jodie Foster - High Class Magazine Cover [Paraguay] (July 2011)
  • Jodie Foster - Milliyet Sanat Magazine Cover [Turkey] (August 2013)

Pictorials

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List of Jodie Foster magazine photoshoot appearances.
  • Jodie Foster - Celebrity Skin Magazine Pictorial [United States] (May 1988)
  • Jodie Foster, Connie Foster - Celebrity Sleuth Magazine Pictorial [United States] (July 1993)
  • Jodie Foster - High Society Magazine Pictorial [United States] (July 1991)
  • Jodie Foster - High Society Magazine Pictorial [United States] (March 1989)
  • Jodie Foster - High Society Magazine Pictorial [United States] (March 1982)

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Dating History

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List of Jodie Foster relationships, in date order.

Albums

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List of albums by Jodie Foster, including album cover photos.

Songs

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List of top 10 songs by Jodie Foster.
Song TitleYear Released *Song Rank
La Vie c'est chouette -
When I Looked At Your Face -
Je t'attends depuis la nuit des temps -
My Name is Tallulah -
La vie c'est chouet' - 57 auditeurs -
La vie c'est chouet' - 56 auditeurs -
Contact -
Musee des Beaux Arts -
The River-Merchant's Wife; A Letter -
Love is not all -
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

First NameJodie
Last NameFoster
Full Name at BirthAlicia Christian Foster
Age51
Date of BirthNovember 19, 1962
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States
Height5' 3½" (161 cm)
BuildAthletic
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBrown - Light
Star SignScorpio
SexualityLesbian
ReligionAtheist
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolLycée Français de Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States (1980)
UniversityB.A., Literature, Yale University, (magna cum laude) New Haven, Connecticut, United States (1985)
OccupationActress, Film Director, And Producer.
Occupation CategoryActress
Claim to FameIris Steensma In Taxi Driver (1976), Sarah Tobias In The Accused (1988), Clarice Starling In The Silence Of The Lambs (1991).
Measurements (inches)34B-24-33
Shoe Size7
Official Websitejodiefoster.nu
miss-newyork.net
FatherLucius Fisher Foster III
MotherEvelyn Ella "Brandy" (née Almond)
Brother(s)Lucius Fisher "Buddy" Foster (Born In 1957) (Who Was Also A Child Actor.)
Sister(s)Constance "Connie" Foster (Born In 1955)
Lucinda "Cindy" Foster (Born In 1954)
FriendsRussell Crowe
Favorite BooksFranny And Zooey (J.D. Salinger)
Favorite FoodsOrganic Food

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