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Jodie Foster

Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster (born November 19, 1962) is an American actress and director. She has received two Academy Awards, three British Academy Film Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and the Cecil B. DeMille Award. For her work as a director, she has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award. Foster began her professional career as a child model when she was three years old, and she made her acting debut in 1968 in the television sitcom Mayberry R.F.D. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, she worked in several television series and made her film debut with Disney's Napoleon and Samantha (1972). Following appearances in the musical Tom Sawyer (1973) and Martin Scorsese's comedy-drama Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974), Foster's breakthrough came with Scorsese's psychological thriller Taxi Driver (1976), in which she played a child prostitute; she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her other roles as a teenager include the musical Bugsy Malone (1976) and the thriller The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976), and she became a popular teen idol by starring in Disney's Freaky Friday (1976) and Candleshoe (1977), as well as Carny (1980) and Foxes (1980). After attending college at Yale, Foster struggled to transition into adult roles until she gained critical acclaim for playing a rape survivor in the legal drama The Accused (1988), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. She won her second Academy Award three years later for the psychological horror The Silence of the Lambs (1991), in which she portrayed Clarice Starling. Foster made her debut as a film director the same year with Little Man Tate, and founded her own production company, Egg Pictures, in 1992. The company's first production was Nell (1994), in which she also played the title role, garnering her fourth nomination for an Academy Award. Her other successful films in the 1990s were the romantic drama Sommersby, western comedy Maverick (1994), science fiction Contact (1997), and period drama Anna and the King (1999). Foster experienced career setbacks in the early 2000s, including the cancellation of a film project and the closing down of her production company, but she then starred in four commercially successful thrillers: Panic Room (2002), Flightplan (2005), Inside Man (2006), and The Brave One (2007). She has focused on directing in the 2010s, directing the films The Beaver (2011) and Money Monster (2016), as well as episodes for Netflix television series Orange Is the New Black, House of Cards, and Black Mirror. She also starred in the films Carnage (2011), Elysium (2013), and Hotel Artemis (2018). Description above from the Wikipedia article Jodie Foster, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Nov 19, 1962 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
110
First Appeared:
In the series Golden Globe Awards 1944-01-20
Latest Project:
Movie JAPANARAMA! Psycho TV From Japan Vol. 2 2022
Known For
Poster of Hotel Artemis
Poster of The Silence of the Lambs: The Inside Story
Poster of Panic Room
Poster of Taxi Driver
Filmography
Movie JAPANARAMA! Psycho TV From Japan Vol. 2 Unknown 2022
Movie The Mauritanian Nancy Hollander 2021-02-12
Series La semaine des 4 Julie Self - Guest 2020-01-06
Movie Love, Antosha Herself 2019-08-02
Movie Hotel Artemis The Nurse 2018-06-07
Movie Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché Herself - Narrator (voice) 2018-12-07
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Unknown 2014-02-01
Movie Reel Herstory: The Real Story of Reel Women Self – Host 2014-08-10
Movie Elysium Delacourt 2013-08-07
Movie Carnage Penelope Longstreet 2011-09-16
Movie The Beaver Meredith Black 2011-02-11
Movie The Silence of the Lambs: The Inside Story Self 2010-09-08
Movie Motherhood Jodie Foster 2009-01-21
Movie Nim's Island Alexandra Rover 2008-04-03
Series The Graham Norton Show Self 2007-02-22
Movie AFI: 100 Years... 100 Movies... 10th Anniversary Edition Herself 2007-06-20
Movie 100 Films and a Funeral Unknown 2007-12-02
Movie The Brave One Erica Bain 2007-09-14
Movie Inside Man Madeleine White 2006-03-17
Movie The True Story of Hannibal Unknown 2005-01-02
Movie Jonathan Demme & Jodie Foster Interviewee 2005-12-08
Movie Flightplan Kyle 2005-09-22
Movie The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing Self 2004-01-01
Movie Shooting 'Panic Room' Unknown 2004-03-30
Movie A Very Long Engagement Elodie Gordes 2004-10-26
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Movie Abby Singer Herself 2003-10-28
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys Sister Assumpta 2002-06-14
Movie Panic Room Meg Altman 2002-03-29
Movie Page to Screen: The Silence of the Lambs Interviewee 2002-10-28
Movie Inside the Labyrinth: The Making of 'The Silence of the Lambs' Self 2001-01-01
Movie Making Taxi Driver Self 1999-06-14
Series Rove Unknown 1999-09-22
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Anna and the King Anna 1999-12-16
Movie Three Gorges: The Biggest Dam in the World Narrator 1998-01-01
Movie Everest: The Death Zone narrator 1998-02-24
Series AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies Self - Host 1998-06-23
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Martin Scorsese Self 1997-05-28
Movie Contact Eleanor Arroway 1997-07-11
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Maverick Annabelle Bransford 1994-05-20
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie All About Bette Unknown 1994-07-17
Movie Nell Nell Kellty 1994-12-23
Movie Sommersby Laurel Sommersby 1993-02-05
Series Frasier Marlene (voice) 1993-09-16
Series The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1992-06-12
Movie The Making of 'The Silence of the Lambs' Self 1991-08-20
Movie The Silence of the Lambs Clarice M. Starling 1991-02-01
Movie Shadows and Fog Prostitute 1991-12-05
Movie Little Man Tate Dede Tate 1991-09-06
Movie Catchfire Anne Benton 1990-04-03
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Stealing Home Katie Chandler 1988-08-26
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Unknown 1988-09-05
Movie The Accused Sarah Tobias 1988-10-14
Movie Five Corners Linda Komkowski 1987-09-11
Movie Siesta Nancy 1987-11-11
Movie Mesmerized Victoria 1985-11-18
Movie The Hotel New Hampshire Frannie Berry 1984-03-09
Movie The Blood of Others Hélène 1984-05-02
Movie Svengali Zoe Alexander 1983-03-09
Series Harty Unknown 1983-09-20
Series Champs-Elysées Unknown 1982-01-16
Movie O'Hara's Wife Barbara O'Hara 1982-01-01
Movie Hollywood’s Children Self (archive footage) 1982-02-24
Movie Foxes Jeanie 1980-02-29
Movie Carny Donna 1980-05-23
Movie Grease Day USA Self 1978-06-18
Movie Mickey's 50 Herself 1978-11-19
Movie Movies Are My Life Self 1978-10-06
Movie Stop Calling Me Baby! Isabelle Tristan 1977-10-26
Movie Beach House Teresina 1977-10-27
Movie Candleshoe Casey 1977-12-16
Movie Bugsy Malone Tallulah 1976-07-22
Movie Echoes of a Summer Deirdre 1976-02-06
Movie Taxi Driver Iris Steensma 1976-02-09
Movie Freaky Friday Annabel Andrews 1976-12-17
Movie The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane Rynn Jacobs 1976-12-25
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie Smile Jenny, You're Dead Liberty Cole 1974-02-03
Movie Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Audrey 1974-12-09
Series Paper Moon Addie Pray 1974-09-12
Movie Tom Sawyer Becky Thatcher 1973-03-15
Movie One Little Indian Martha 1973-06-20
Series Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Elizabeth Henderson 1973-09-26
Series The Addams Family Pugsley Addams (voice) 1973-09-08
Series The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan Anne Chan 1972-09-09
Movie Napoleon and Samantha Samantha 1972-07-05
Movie Kansas City Bomber Rita 1972-08-02
Series The New Scooby-Doo Movies Pugsley Addams (voice) 1972-09-09
Series The Paul Lynde Show Unknown 1972-09-13
Series ABC Afterschool Special Sharon Lee 1972-10-04
Series Kung Fu Unknown 1972-10-14
Series Circle of Fear Unknown 1972-09-15
Movie Menace on the Mountain Suellen McIver 1970-03-01
Series The Courtship of Eddie's Father Unknown 1969-09-17
Series Medical Center Unknown 1969-09-24
Series Julia Unknown 1968-09-17
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-03-28
Series Goldene Kamera Verleihung herself 1966-01-25
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Series My Three Sons Unknown 1960-09-29
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Golden Globe Awards Self - Winner 1944-01-20