STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,709 this week

Gloria Foster (I) (1933–2001)


Gloria Foster will always be best known for her performance as The Oracle in The Matrix (1999) and The Matrix Reloaded (2003), but the actress's career spanned four decades on the stage and screen. Born on November 15, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, Foster was put in the custody of her grandparents and raised on a farm. She returned to Chicago to ... See full bio »

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

The Matrix
Thu, Jan 24 9:15 AM EST on AMC (277)
The Matrix Reloaded
Thu, Jan 24 12:15 PM EST on AMC (277)

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 people
created 24 Nov 2015
 
a list of 230 people
created 04 Jun 2012
 
a list of 142 people
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 149 people
created 07 Sep 2012
 
a list of 229 people
created 22 Jan 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Gloria Foster's work have you seen?

User Polls

2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Matrix Reloaded The Oracle
(2003)
The Matrix Oracle
(1999)
Leonard Part 6 Medusa Johnson
(1987)
(1971)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (25 credits)
 2003 The Matrix Reloaded
The Oracle
 2000 Soul Food (TV Series)
Ella Lester
- Heart of the Matter (2000) ... Ella Lester
 1999 The Matrix
Oracle
 1992-1997 Law & Order (TV Series)
Satima Tate
- Entrapment (1997) ... Satima Tate
- Conspiracy (1992) ... Satima Tate
 1993 Percy & Thunder (TV Movie)
Sugar Brown
 1991 Separate But Equal (TV Mini-Series)
Vivian 'Buster' Marshall
 1991 City of Hope
Jeanette
 1987 Leonard Part 6
Medusa Johnson
 1987 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Dr. Barbara Bracy
- Hillman (1987) ... Dr. Barbara Bracy
 1985 The Atlanta Child Murders (TV Mini-Series)
Camille Bell
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Camille Bell
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Camille Bell
 1984 The House of Dies Drear (TV Movie)
Sheila Small
 1983 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Hatch
- The Files on Jill Hatch: Part I (1983) ... Mrs. Hatch
 1980 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Miss Bridges
- Artist (1980) ... Miss Bridges
 1978 Top Secret (TV Movie)
Judith
 1972 To All My Friends on Shore (TV Movie)
Serena
 1971 Man and Boy
Ivy
 1970 The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series)
Dolores Winters
- The Deluge: Part 2 (1970) ... Dolores Winters
- The Deluge: Part 1 (1970) ... Dolores Winters
 1970 The Angel Levine
Sally
 1969-1970 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Janny Wells / Janny Wills
- Return to Darkness, Return to Light (1970) ... Janny Wells
- A Hint of Darkness, a Hint of Light (1969) ... Janny Wills
 1968 The Outcasts (TV Series)
Sabine
- Take Your Lover in the Ring (1968) ... Sabine
 1968 I Spy (TV Series)
Shana
- Shana (1968) ... Shana
 1967 The Comedians
Mrs. Philipot
 1964 Nothing But a Man
Lee
 1963 The Cool World
Mrs. Custis
 1963 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Babysitter
- The Sinner (1963) ... Babysitter
Show Show Self (7 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Blood Wedding", New York City. See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Gloria Foster died during filming of The Matrix Reloaded, reprising her role as the Oracle. She had almost completed her scenes for this film, but had not shot any for the third film. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching



Recently Viewed