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Jodie Foster

Alicia Christian Foster was born in Los Angeles on November 19, 1962. She is the daughter of Evelyn Ella "Brandy" (Almond) and Lucius Fisher Foster III, an Air Force lieutenant colonel and later real estate broker. Her parents divorced three years before she was born, and she was conceived when her mother was visiting her father for child support.... See full bio »

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 2013/I Elysium
 2009 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Maggie Roark
 1997 The X-Files (TV Series)
- Never Again (1997) ... Betty (voice)
 1996 Frasier (TV Series)
- Moon Dance (1996) ... Marlene (voice)
 1994 Nell
 1987 Siesta
 1985 Mesmerized
 1984 The Blood of Others
 1983 Svengali (TV Movie)
Zoe Alexander
 1982 O'Hara's Wife
Barbara O'Hara
 1980 Carny
 1980 Foxes
 1977 Candleshoe
 1977 Beach House
Teresina Fedeli
 1977 Stop Calling Me Baby!
Isabelle Tristan, AKA Fleur bleue
 1976 Freaky Friday
 1976 Taxi Driver
 1976 Echoes of a Summer
Deirdre Striden
 1973-1975 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
T.K. Dearing / Sharon Lee / Sue
- The Secret Life of T.K. Dearing (1975) ... T.K. Dearing
- Alexander (1973) ... Sue
 1975 Medical Center (TV Series)
- The Captives (1975) ... Ivy
 1974 Smile Jenny, You're Dead (TV Movie)
Liberty Cole
 1973 Love Story (TV Series)
Ellie Madison
 1973 The New Perry Mason (TV Series)
Hildy Haynes
- The Case of the Deadly Deeds (1973) ... Hildy Haynes
 1973 The Addams Family (TV Series)
Pugsly Addams (voice)
 1973 One Little Indian
 1973 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Alethea Patricia Ingram
- Alethea (1973) ... Alethea Patricia Ingram
 1973 The Partridge Family (TV Series)
Julie Lawrence
- The Eleven-Year Itch (1973) ... Julie Lawrence
 1972 The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan (TV Series)
Anne Chan
- The Chan Clan at Scotland Yard (1972) ... Anne Chan (voice)
- The White Elephant (1972) ... Anne Chan (voice)
- The Greek Caper (1972) ... Anne Chan (voice)
- The Gypsy Caper (1972) ... Anne Chan (voice)
- The Mardi Gras Caper (1972) ... Anne Chan (voice)
 1972 Circle of Fear (TV Series)
- House of Evil (1972) ... Judy
 1972 The Paul Lynde Show (TV Series)
- To Commune or Not to Commune (1972) ... Maggie
 1972 Kansas City Bomber
 1972 My Sister Hank (TV Movie)
Henrietta 'Hank' Bennett
 1971-1972 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Priscilla Hobson / Susan / Victoria
- Lonesome Katie (1972) ... Priscilla Hobson
- Peanuts (1972) ... Priscilla Hobson
- Alfred (1972) ... Priscilla Hobson
- Proxy Parents (1971) ... Priscilla Hobson
- The Recital (1971) ... Susan
 1972 Bonanza (TV Series)
- A Place to Hide (1972) ... Bluebird
 1972 Ironside (TV Series)
Pip Barker
- Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Murder (1972) ... Pip Barker
 1969-1972 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Marieanne / Patricia / Susan Sadler
- The Predators (1972) ... Marieanne
- P.S. Murry Christmas (1971) ... Patricia
- Roots of Fear (1969) ... Susan Sadler (as Jody Foster)
 1970 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Mary Bennett
- Log 55: Missing Child (1970) ... Mary Bennett
 1968-1970 Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series)
Little Girl / Fairy
- All for Charity (1970) ... Little Girl
- The Church Play (1968) ... Fairy (as Jody Foster)
 1970 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
- Bringing Up Josh (1970) ... Rachel (as Jodi Foster)
 1970 Nanny and the Professor (TV Series)
- The Scientific Approach (1970) ... Angela
 1969 Julia (TV Series)
Cindy Blanchard
- Romeo and Julia (1969) ... Cindy Blanchard
 1969 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
Jenny Benson
- The Baby Sitter (1969) ... Jenny Benson
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Alternate Names:

Jodi Foster | Jody Foster


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[on independent film] Obviously, I've made a lot of independent movies and I ran an independent production company and produced a bunch of independent movies. I don't make as many indie movies as an actress 'cause I don't think I'm well suited for them. I don't know why. As an actress, I think I'm better in mainstream movies because I have a very linear storytelling way and sometimes that's kind ... See more »


Was considered by Sergio Leone for the role of Deborah Gelly in his final movie Once Upon a Time in America (1984), but the role went to Elizabeth McGovern. See more »


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