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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 54 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

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The Silence of the Lambs
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 2013/I Elysium
 2011 Carnage
Penelope Longstreet
 2011 The Beaver
Meredith Black
 2009/I Motherhood
Jodie Foster
 2008 Nim's Island
Alexandra Rover
 2007 The Brave One
Erica Bain
 2006 Inside Man
Madeleine White
 2005 Flightplan
Kyle Pratt
 2004 A Very Long Engagement
Elodie Gordes
 2002 Panic Room
Meg Altman
 2002 The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys
Sister Assumpta
 1999 Anna and the King
 1997 Contact
Eleanor Arroway
 1994 Nell
 1994 Maverick
Annabelle Bransford
 1993 Sommersby
 1991 Shadows and Fog
 1991 Little Man Tate
Dede Tate
 1991 The Silence of the Lambs
Clarice Starling
 1990 Catchfire
Anne Benton
 1988 The Accused
Sarah Tobias
 1988 Stealing Home
Katie Chandler
 1987 Siesta
 1987 Five Corners
 1985 Mesmerized
 1984 The Blood of Others
 1984 The Hotel New Hampshire
Frannie Berry
 1982 O'Hara's Wife
Barbara O'Hara
 1980 Carny
 1980 Foxes
 1977 Candleshoe
 1977 Casotto
Teresina Fedeli
 1977 Stop Calling Me Baby!
Isabelle Tristan, AKA Fleur bleue
 1976 Freaky Friday
 1976 Bugsy Malone
 1976 Taxi Driver
 1976 Echoes of a Summer
Deirdre Striden
 1973 One Little Indian
 1973 Tom Sawyer
Becky Thatcher
 1972 Kansas City Bomber
 1972 Napoleon and Samantha
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5 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 21 Interviews | 40 Articles | 21 Pictorials | 46 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jodi Foster | Jody Foster


5' 3" (1.6 m)

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[on devoting more time to parenting her sons than film work] There's something so pure about the ways boys love you. See more »


Her production company, Egg Pictures, is named after the character played by Seth Green in The Hotel New Hampshire (1984) in which Jodie starred. See more »


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