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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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Nov 19, 1962 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie JAPANARAMA! Psycho TV From Japan Vol. 2
Latest Project:
Movie Hannibal Hopkins & Sir Anthony 2022-11-27
Known For
Poster of Elysium
Poster of Inside Man
Poster of Panic Room
Movie JAPANARAMA! Psycho TV From Japan Vol. 2 2024
Movie Hannibal Hopkins & Sir Anthony Self (archive footage) 2022-11-27
Movie Becoming Al Pacino Self (archive footage) 2022-02-06
Movie The Mauritanian Nancy Hollander 2021-02-10
Movie Jodie Foster, Hollywood Under the Skin Self (archive footage) 2021-04-03
Movie Showbiz Kids Self (archive footage) 2020-07-14
Movie Love, Antosha Self 2019-08-02
Movie Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché Self - Narrator (voice) 2018-12-07
Movie Hotel Artemis Jean Thomas / Nurse 2018-06-07
Movie Reel Herstory: The Real Story of Reel Women Self – Host 2014-08-10
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Self (archive footage) 2014-02-01
Movie Elysium Delacourt 2013-08-07
Movie Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen 2012-02-04
Movie Carnage Penelope Longstreet 2011-09-16
Movie The Beaver Meredith Black 2011-05-05
Movie Inside Story - The Silence of the Lambs Self 2010-09-08
Movie Motherhood Jodie Foster 2009-01-21
Movie Nim's Island Alexandra Rover 2008-04-03
Movie AFI: 100 Years... 100 Movies... 10th Anniversary Edition Self 2007-06-20
Movie Girl 27 Self (archive footage) 2007-07-27
Movie 100 Films and a Funeral Self 2007-12-02
Movie The Brave One Erica Bain 2007-09-12
Movie Inside Man Madeleine White 2006-03-17
Movie Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters Self 2006-06-13
Movie The True Story of Hannibal 2005-01-02
Movie Flightplan Kyle 2005-09-22
Movie A Very Long Engagement Elodie Gordes 2004-10-26
Movie The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing Self 2004-10-12
Movie Abby Singer Herself 2003-10-28
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Movie Panic Room Meg Altman 2002-03-29
Movie The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys Sister Assumpta 2002-06-14
Movie Page to Screen: 'The Silence of the Lambs' Self 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 The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Anna and the King Anna 1999-12-16
Series Rove Unknown 1999-09-22
Movie Everest: The Death Zone narrator 1998-02-24
Movie Contact Ellie Arroway 1997-07-11
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Sesame Street All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! Self (archive footage) 1994-05-18
Movie Maverick Annabelle Bransford 1994-05-20
Movie Nell Nell Kellty 1994-12-23
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Sommersby Laurel Sommersby 1993-02-05
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Series The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie The Silence of the Lambs Clarice M. Starling 1991-02-14
Movie The Making of 'The Silence of the Lambs' Self 1991-08-20
Movie Shadows and Fog Prostitute 1991-12-05
Movie Little Man Tate Dede Tate 1991-09-06
Movie Catchfire Anne Benton 1990-04-03
Movie Stealing Home Katie Chandler 1988-08-26
Movie The Accused Sarah Tobias 1988-10-14
Series LIVE with Kelly and Mark Unknown 1988-09-05
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 Franny 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
Movie Hollywood’s Children Self (archive footage) 1982-02-24
Movie Foxes Jeanie 1980-02-29
Movie Carny Donna 1980-05-23
Movie Mickey's 50 Self 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 Taxi Driver Iris Steensma 1976-02-09
Movie Echoes of a Summer Deirdre 1976-02-06
Movie Bugsy Malone Tallulah 1976-07-22
Movie The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane Rynn Jacobs 1976-12-25
Movie Freaky Friday Annabel Andrews 1976-12-17
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Audrey 1974-12-09
Series Paper Moon Addie Pray 1974-09-12
Movie Smile Jenny, You're Dead Liberty Cole 1974-02-03
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
Movie Kansas City Bomber Rita 1972-08-02
Movie Napoleon and Samantha Samantha 1972-07-05
Series The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan Anne Chan 1972-09-09
Series The New Scooby-Doo Movies Unknown 1972-09-09
Series Kung Fu Unknown 1972-10-14
Series ABC Afterschool Special Unknown 1972-10-04
Series Ghost Story Unknown 1972-09-15
Series The Paul Lynde Show Unknown 1972-09-13
Movie Menace on the Mountain Suellen McIver 1970-03-01
Series Medical Center Unknown 1969-09-24
Series The Courtship of Eddie's Father Unknown 1969-09-17
Series Julia Unknown 1968-09-17
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-03-28
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