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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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Won 2 Oscars. Another 52 wins & 41 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

TV commercial for Morinaga Caffe Latte (in Japan) (1999) See more »

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5 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 21 Interviews | 37 Articles | 21 Pictorials | 45 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jodi Foster | Jody Foster


5' 3" (1.6 m)

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Acting, for me, is exhausting. I'm always more energized by directing. It's more intense to direct. I can pop in and express myself, then pop out again. It's a huge passion for me. See more »


The two people with whom she has been in her longest-term relationships both worked on The L Word (2004). Cydney Bernard, with whom Foster had her two children (they were together from 1993 to 2008) was a unit production manager on the show, and Alexandra Hedison, whom Foster married in April 2014, played the character Dylan Moreland. See more »


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