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Jodie Foster

Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster (born November 19, 1962) is an American actress, film director, producer as well as being a former child actress. Foster began acting in commercials at three years of age, and her first significant role came in the 1976 film Taxi Driver as the preteen prostitute Iris for which she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Also that year, she starred in the cult film The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane. She won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1989 for playing a rape survivor in The Accused. In 1991, she starred in The Silence of the Lambs as Clarice Starling, a gifted FBI trainee, assisting in a hunt for a serial killer. This performance received international acclaim and her second Academy Award for Best Actress. She received her fourth Academy Award nomination for playing a hermit in Nell (1994). Other popular films include Maverick (1994), Contact (1997), Panic Room (2002), Flightplan (2005), Inside Man (2006), The Brave One (2007), and Nim's Island (2008). Foster's films have spanned a wide variety of genres, from family films to horror. In addition to her two Academy Awards she has won two BAFTA Awards for three films, two Golden Globe Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a People's Choice Award, and has received two Emmy nominations. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jodie Foster, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.



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Born:
Nov 19, 1962 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
82
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Elysium 2013-08-07
Known For
Poster of The Simpsons
Poster of The Addams Family
Poster of The Paul Lynde Show
Poster of The Courtship of Eddie's Father
Filmography

Elysium (2013)

Science Fiction Action Drama Thriller
Movie
as Delacourt
6.5 3046 votes

The Beaver (2011)

Drama
Movie
as Meredith Black
6.3 236 votes

Carnage (2011)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Penelope
6.9 609 votes

Nim's Island (2008)

Adventure Comedy Family Fantasy
Movie
as Alexandra Rover
5.6 278 votes

The Brave One (2007)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Erica Bain
6.4 217 votes

AFI: 100 Years... 100 Movies... 10th Anniversary Edition (2007)

Movie
as Herself
6 1 votes

Inside Man (2006)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Madeleine White
7.3 1431 votes

Flightplan (2005)

Thriller Drama Mystery
Movie
as Kyle Pratt
6.1 666 votes

The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself
7.1 25 votes

A Very Long Engagement (2004)

War Drama Mystery Romance
Movie
as Elodie Gordes
7.1 305 votes

Celebrities Uncensored (2003)

News Documentary
Series
as Unknown
3.5 2 votes

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.2 21 votes

Panic Room (2002)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Meg Altman
6.5 1075 votes

The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Sister Assumpta
6.3 47 votes

Inside the Labyrinth: The Making of 'The Silence of the Lambs' (2001)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself

Making 'Taxi Driver' (1999)

Documentary
Movie
6.1 7 votes

Anna and the King (1999)

Drama History Romance
Movie
as Anna Leonowens
6.4 169 votes

Rove (1999)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
0.0 1 votes

The Early Show (1999)

News
Series
as Unknown

Three Gorges: The Biggest Dam in the World (1998)

Documentary
Movie
as Narrator

Everest The Death Zone (1998)

Movie
as narrator
7 3 votes

Contact (1997)

Drama Science Fiction Mystery
Movie
as Eleanor Arroway
7.1 1134 votes

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996)

News Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.9 92 votes

Maverick (1994)

Action Adventure Comedy Drama Western
Movie
as Annabelle Bransford
6.5 443 votes

Inside the Actors Studio (1994)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
6.9 17 votes

All About Bette (1994)

TV Movie
Movie
10 2 votes

Nell (1994)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Nell Kellty
6.1 111 votes

Sommersby (1993)

Drama Thriller Mystery Romance
Movie
as Laurel Sommersby
5.9 72 votes

Frasier (1993)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.7 144 votes

The X-Files (1993)

Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Unknown
8.0 489 votes

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992)

Talk Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.2 24 votes

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Clarice Starling
8 3780 votes

Little Man Tate (1991)

Drama Family
Movie
as Dede Tate
5.9 48 votes

Shadows and Fog (1991)

Thriller Comedy
Movie
as Prostitute
6.7 60 votes

Catchfire (1990)

Drama Action Thriller Romance
Movie
as Anne Benton
5.6 14 votes

The Simpsons (1989)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.1 902 votes

The Accused (1988)

Drama
Movie
as Sarah Tobias
6.7 108 votes

Stealing Home (1988)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Katie Chandler
6.1 12 votes

Five Corners (1987)

Drama
Movie
as Linda
5.5 14 votes

Siesta (1987)

Drama Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Nancy
5.7 13 votes

Mesmerized (1985)

Drama
Movie
as Victoria
4.8 3 votes

The Blood of Others (1984)

Romance Drama War History
Movie
as Hélène
5.5 1 votes

The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Frannie Berry
5.9 22 votes

Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (1983)

Series
as Unknown
4.9 4 votes

Svengali (1983)

Movie
as Zoe Alexander
5.7 3 votes

Harty (1983)

Series
as Unknown

Foxes (1980)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Jeanie
5.4 20 votes

Carny (1980)

Drama
Movie
as Donna
6.4 8 votes

Movies Are My Life (1978)

Documentary
Movie
as Self

Beach House (1977)

Comedy
Movie
as Teresina
6.7 8 votes

Stop Calling Me Baby! (1977)

Drama Comedy Romance
Movie
as Isabelle Tristan

Candleshoe (1977)

Family
Movie
as Casey
7 23 votes

Taxi Driver (1976)

Crime Drama
Movie
as Iris Steensma
8 2076 votes

Bugsy Malone (1976)

Drama Action Comedy Music Family
Movie
as Tallulah
6.6 61 votes

Echoes of a Summer (1976)

Drama
Movie
as Deirdre
6.7 5 votes

Freaky Friday (1976)

Fantasy Comedy Family
Movie
as Annabel Andrews
6.3 57 votes

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)

Drama Horror Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Rynn Jacobs
7.1 79 votes

Saturday Night Live (1975)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.3 94 votes

Smile Jenny, You're Dead (1974)

Crime Drama TV Movie
Movie
as Liberty Cole
5.3 2 votes

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Audrey
6.6 64 votes

Paper Moon (1974)

Comedy Drama
Series
as Addie Pray
6.5 2 votes

Tom Sawyer (1973)

Family Music
Movie
as Becky Thatcher
6.6 15 votes

One Little Indian (1973)

Family
Movie
as Martha
6.1 4 votes

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1973)

Comedy
Series
as Elizabeth Henderson

The Addams Family (1973)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Pugsley Addams (voice)
5 3 votes

Kansas City Bomber (1972)

Drama
Movie
as Rita
6.7 3 votes

Napoleon and Samantha (1972)

Action Adventure Drama Family
Movie
as Samantha
6.5 7 votes

The New Scooby-Doo Movies (1972)

Animation Mystery Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.0 18 votes

Ghost Story (1972)

Horror
Series
as Unknown
8.0 1 votes

Kung Fu (1972)

Action & Adventure Drama Western
Series
as Unknown
7.6 23 votes

The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan (1972)

Animation
Series
as Anne Chan
5 1 votes

ABC Afterschool Special (1972)

Series
as Unknown
6.5 2 votes

The Paul Lynde Show (1972)

Series
as Unknown
0.0 1 votes

Menace on the Mountain (1970)

War Family History
Movie
as Suellen McIver

The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1969)

Comedy Family Kids
Series
as Unknown
6.2 6 votes

Medical Center (1969)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.5 2 votes

Julia (1968)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.3 6 votes

Ironside (1967)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.5 18 votes

Daniel Boone (1964)

Action & Adventure Drama
Series
as Unknown
5.8 5 votes

My Three Sons (1960)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.2 8 votes

Gunsmoke (1955)

Western Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
6.7 19 votes

The Academy Awards (1953)

Series
as Unknown
6.2 11 votes