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Jodie Foster

Actress & Director
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Net worth 2018: $100 Million
Residence: Los Angeles
Country: United States
BirthDay: 19 November 1962
Height: 1.61 m
Education: Le Lycee Francais, Los Angeles, CA (1980), BA Literature, Yale University (1985),

Jodie Foster was bornon 19 November 1962 in Los Angeles, American, is Actress & Director. Alicia Christian Foster, popularly known as Jodie Foster, is an American actress, director and producer. She has won many BAFTAs, Academy Awards and Golden Globes in a career that spanned from her childhood to maturity. She started her Hollywood career at the tender age of three since her mother was a film producer. She appeared in television commercials, sporadic episodes of television series and television movies, initially. Being fluent in French and living in France for many years only helped Foster to make her mark in the French cinema and French music circuit through singing. She acted in various Disney movies even until she was a teenager and her transition into the film career was a bit of a tricky task because her initial movies as non-child artist did not achieve commercial success. But all of this changed when ‘The Accused’ and ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ were released and her performance was critically acclaimed and awarded. Foster is not only an actor of brilliant intensity but also an experimenting director and has directed movies of various genres. For her impeccable contribution to the world of cinema as a woman, she has been awarded with the Crystal Award by Women in Film.


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Very recently, in 2013, Foster acted in second science fiction of her film career, ‘Elysium’, starring along with Matt Damon


Foster directed a black comedy, ‘The Beaver’, in 2011, starring Mel Gibson


In 2004, after a gap of many years, Foster again ventured into French movies by appearing in a supporting role in ‘Un long dimanche de fiancailles ’


Foster’s biggest commercial success came with ‘Panic Room’ in 2002


In the mid-2000s, Foster did some big budget movies like, ‘Inside Man (2006), starring along with Clive Owen and Denzel Washington, ‘The Brave One (2007)’, for which she won a Golden Globe and ‘Nim’s Island’ with Gerard Butler


Foster acted for the first time in a science fiction film ‘Contact’ in 1997, starring opposite Matthew McConaughey


In 1995, Foster experimented with direction again and directed ‘Home for the Holiday’


Her directorial skills were critically acclaimed and in 1992 she started her production company ‘Egg Pictures’, Los Angeles


‘The Silence of the Lambs’ in 1991 was a big hit


With the release of ‘The Accused’ in 1988, she achieved the breakthrough in her career


And she made her debut in music in France in 1977 and the songs she sang were used as soundtracks of her French movie, Moi, fleur bleue’


The most prominent work of her career was delivered in the year 1976, ‘Taxi Driver’ (nominated for the Academy Award) and ‘Bugsy Malone’, which earned her two BAFTAs and ‘Freaky Friday’


As a child artist, Foster appeared in many Disney movies, like, ‘One Little Indian (1973)’ and ‘Napoleon and Samantha (1972)’


In 1969, she appeared in episodes of ‘Gunsmoke’, ‘Daniel Boone’ and ‘The Courtship of Eddie’s Father’


She starred as a ‘Coppertone girl’ in a television commercial and made TV debut in 1968, in the episode of Mayberry R


The next year an asteroid, ‘17744 Jodiefoster’, was named after her

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