Jodie Foster

Age: 51
Born: November 19, 1962
Los Angeles, California

Actor

Year
Elysium 2013
Ghost Story: The Complete Series 2012
The Beaver 2011 Meredith Black
Carnage 2011 Penelope Longstreet
The Addams Family: The Animated Series (1973-1974) 2011 Pugsley (voice)
Passion Forever 2009
Nim's Island 2008 Alex Rover
The Brave One 2007 Erica Bain
Inside Man 2006
Flightplan 2005
A Very Long Engagement 2004
Panic Room 2002
The Dangerous Lives Of Altar Boys 2002
Anna And The King 1999
Contact 1997
Nell 1994
Maverick 1994
Sommersby 1993
Shadows And Fog 1992
Catchfire 1991
Backtrack 1991
Little Man Tate 1991
The Silence Of The Lambs 1991
The Accused 1988
Stealing Home 1988
Siesta 1987
Five Corners 1987
Mesmerized 1986
Shocked 1986
The Blood Of Others 1984
The Hotel New Hampshire 1984
Svengali 1983
O'Hara's Wife 1982
Foxes 1980
Carny 1980
Freaky Friday 1977
The Little Girl Who Lives Down The Lane 1977
Candleshoe 1977
Echoes Of A Summer 1976
Bugsy Malone 1976
Taxi Driver 1976
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore 1975
Smile Jenny, You're Dead 1974
Don't Call The Police 1974
One Little Indian 1973
Tom Sawyer 1973
Kansas City Bomber 1972
Napoleon And Samantha 1972

Director

Year
The Beaver 2011
Home For The Holidays 1995
Little Man Tate 1991

Producer

Year
Home For The Holidays 1995
Nell 1994

Executive Producer

Year
The Brave One 2007
The Baby Dance 1998

Photo: Copyright of Warner Bros., The Brave One.

Profile created on June 2, 2000.

Did you know?

  • Jodie's acting career began as a sunbathing baby in a Coppertone commercial when she was only three years old.
  • She speaks fluent French and does her own voice in all French versions of her movies.
  • Jodie graduated from Yale University magna cum laude in 1985.
  • During a commercial when she was a child, Jodie was mauled by a lion and carried in its mouth.
  • Jodie has one son, Charles.
  • Jodie owns and chairs her own production company, Egg Pictures.
  • Before attending Yale, Jodie graduated from the private academy Lycee Francais in Los Angeles, of course, valedictorian.
  • Her favorite book is "Franny and Zooey" by J.D. Salinger.
  • When John F. Hinckley Jr. was arrested for the attempted assassination of President Reagan, he cited he was trying to impress Ms. Foster.
  • Her full name is Alicia Christian Foster but was nicknamed Jodie by her three siblings.
  • Jodie disagreed with CBS in 1999 when they billed her for $12,000 to pay for the hair and make-up bill before she went on '60 Minutes' to promote 'Anna And The King.'
  • Quote: "I spent four hours with a shrink trying to prove I was normal enought to play a hooker. Does that make sense?" on her role in Taxi Driver (1976) when she was 13.
  • Jodie received two Oscars before she was 30, for 'The Accused' and 'Silence Of The Lambs.'
 

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