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Jodie Foster

Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster (born November 19, 1962) is an American actress, film director, producer as well as being a former child actress. Foster began acting in commercials at three years of age, and her first significant role came in the 1976 film Taxi Driver as the preteen prostitute Iris for which she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Also that year, she starred in the cult film The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane. She won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1989 for playing a rape survivor 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 fourth Academy Award nomination for playing a hermit in Nell (1994). Other popular films include Maverick (1994), Contact (1997), Panic Room (2002), Flightplan (2005), Inside Man (2006), The Brave One (2007), and Nim's Island (2008). Foster's films have spanned a wide variety of genres, from family films to horror. In addition to her two Academy Awards she has won two BAFTA Awards for three films, two Golden Globe Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a People's Choice Award, and has received two Emmy nominations. 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:
13
First Appeared:
In the movie Taxi Driver 1976-02-08
Latest Project:
Movie Elysium 2013-08-09
Known For
Filmography
Movie Elysium Delacourt 2013-08-09
Movie Carnage Penelope 2011-09-16
Movie The Brave One Erica Bain 2007-09-14
Movie Inside Man Madeleine White 2006-03-17
Movie A Very Long Engagement Elodie Gordes 2004-10-27
Movie The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys Sister Assumpta 2002-06-14
Movie Panic Room Meg Altman 2002-03-29
Movie Contact Eleanor Arroway 1997-07-11
Movie The Silence of the Lambs Clarice Starling 1991-02-01
Movie Catchfire Anne Benton 1990-04-03
Movie Siesta Nancy 1987-11-11
Movie Carny Donna 1980-05-23
Movie Taxi Driver Iris Steensma 1976-02-08