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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. Brandy had filed for divorce in 1959 after having three children with Lucius, but the exes had a brief re-encounter in 1962 which ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 53 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Silence of the Lambs
The Silence of the Lambs Clarice Starling
(1991)
Panic Room
Panic Room Meg Altman
(2002)
Elysium
Elysium Delacourt
(2013)
Inside Man
Inside Man Madeleine White
(2006)

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Other Works:

Release of the book, "Foster Child" by Buddy Foster with Leon Wagener See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 21 Interviews | 40 Articles | 21 Pictorials | 46 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jodi Foster | Jody Foster

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

I've learned something in the last few years that I really didn't know about myself as an actor. I basically learned how to stay happy. It's important for me to be happy working or I feel resentful. I don't like it. I hate myself. What I know now is that I really need to love the director. I need him to be a good parent. And then I will lie down on the train tracks for him and go to the ends of ... See more »

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Joe Funicello, from ICM Partners, has been her talent agent since 1974. See more »

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Husky voice See more »

Nickname:

Jodie F

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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