Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster

  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 19-11-1962
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Also Known As:

    Jody Foster
    Alicia Christian Foster

  • Popularity: 6.74
  • Homepage: N/A

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.

Year Movie Character
1991 The Silence of the Lambs as Clarice M. Starling
1997 Contact as Eleanor Arroway
1993 Sommersby as Laurel Sommersby
1999 Anna and the King as Anna Leonowens
1994 Nell as Nell Kellty
2007 The Brave One as Erica Bain
2002 Panic Room as Meg Altman
1984 The Blood of Others as Hélène
1991 Little Man Tate as Dede Tate
1980 Foxes as Jeanie
1988 Stealing Home as Katie Chandler
2005 Flightplan as Kyle Pratt
1976 Freaky Friday as Annabel Andrews
1998 Everest The Death Zone as narrator
1976 The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane as Rynn Jacobs
1987 Five Corners as Linda Komkowski
1976 Echoes of a Summer as Deirdre
2018 Hotel Artemis as The Nurse
2018 Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché as Herself - Narrator (voice)
1976 Taxi Driver as Iris Steensma
2008 Nim's Island as Alexandra Rover
1988 The Accused as Sarah Tobias
1984 The Hotel New Hampshire as Frannie Berry
1976 Bugsy Malone as Tallulah
1980 Carny as Donna
1994 Maverick as Annabelle Bransford
1990 Catchfire as Anne Benton
1972 Napoleon and Samantha as Samantha
1977 Candleshoe as Casey
2013 Elysium as Delacourt
2011 The Beaver as Meredith Black
2011 Carnage as Penelope Longstreet
1985 Mesmerized as Victoria
1983 Svengali as Zoe Alexander
1998 Three Gorges: The Biggest Dam in the World as Narrator
1982 O'Hara's Wife as Barbara O'Hara
1991 The Making of 'The Silence of the Lambs' as Self
2006 Inside Man as Madeleine White
1972 Kansas City Bomber as Rita
2004 The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing as Herself
2002 The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys as Sister Assumpta
1977 Stop Calling Me Baby! as Isabelle Tristan
2001 Inside the Labyrinth: The Making of 'The Silence of the Lambs' as Interviewee
1994 All About Bette
2007 100 Films and a Funeral
2005 Jonathan Demme & Jodie Foster as Interviewee
1970 Prisoner 760 as Nancy Hollander
2004 Shooting 'Panic Room'
1974 Smile Jenny, You're Dead as Liberty Cole
1999 Making 'Taxi Driver'
2007 AFI: 100 Years... 100 Movies... 10th Anniversary Edition as Herself
1991 Shadows and Fog as Prostitute
1978 Movies Are My Life as Self
1978 Grease Day USA as Herself
2005 The True Story of Hannibal
1987 Siesta as Nancy
1977 Beach House as Teresina
1974 Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore as Audrey
2004 A Very Long Engagement as Elodie Gordes
1970 Menace on the Mountain as Suellen McIver
2019 Love, Antosha as Herself
2002 Page to Screen: The Silence of the Lambs as Interviewee
1978 Mickey's 50 as Herself
1973 One Little Indian as Martha
2009 Motherhood as Jodie Foster
1973 Tom Sawyer as Becky Thatcher
2003 Abby Singer as Herself
2014 And the Oscar Goes To...
2018 Mouthpiece
1991 Little Man Tate
1995 Home for the Holidays
2011 The Beaver
2016 Money Monster
1985 Stephen King's Golden Tales
1994 Nell
1995 Home for the Holidays
2000 Waking the Dead
2018 Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché
Photo Name Department
1960 My Three Sons (6 episode)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1 episode)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (3 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke (3 episode)
1993 The X-Files (1 episode)
1999 Rove (2 episode)
1968 Julia (1 episode)
1972 The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan (24 episode) as Anne Chan
1973 Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (13 episode) as Elizabeth Henderson
1964 Daniel Boone (1 episode)
1972 ABC Afterschool Special (2 episode) as Sharon Lee
1953 The Academy Awards (5 episode)
1974 Paper Moon (13 episode) as Addie Pray
1994 Inside the Actors Studio (1 episode)
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show (1 episode)
1972 The New Scooby-Doo Movies (1 episode) as Pugsley Addams (voice)
1989 The Simpsons (1 episode)
1972 Kung Fu (1 episode)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (5 episode)
1999 The Early Show (3 episode)
1993 Frasier (1 episode) as Marlene (voice)
1969 Medical Center (1 episode)
1967 Ironside (1 episode)
1969 The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1 episode)
1972 The Paul Lynde Show (1 episode)
2003 Celebrities Uncensored (1 episode)
1983 Harty (1 episode)
1972 Ghost Story (1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live (1 episode)
1973 The Addams Family (16 episode) as Pugsley Addams (voice)
2007 The Graham Norton Show (1 episode) as Self
1966 Goldene Kamera Verleihung (1 episode) as herself
1982 Champs-Elysées (1 episode)
1998 AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies (4 episode) as Herself / Host
2013 House of Cards (1 episode) Directing as (Director)
1984 Tales from the Darkside (1 episode) Directing as (Director)
2011 Black Mirror (1 episode) Directing as (Director)
2020 Tales from the Loop (1 episode) Directing as (Director)

Around The Web