Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster

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Jodie Foster is an American actress, director, and producer. Jodie Foster is best known for her roles in the films Taxi Driver,’ ‘The Accused’ and ‘The Silence of the Lambs.’

Early life

Alicia Christian Foster best known as Jodie Foster was born on 19th November 1962, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. As of now, this actress is 59 years old and holds a nationality of the United States. Moreover,  Alicia has a born sign of Scorpio, and her ethnicity is unknown. She is the daughter of Lucius Fisher Foster III (father) and Evelyn Ella Almond (mother).

Her father was a lieutenant colonel in the United States Air Force who later became a real estate broker. Jodie’s dad left her mother before she was born. In addition, she has three siblings whose names are Constance Foster, Lucinda Foster, and Lucius Foster IV. Moreover, her mother raised Jodie and her siblings single-handedly.

Talking about her academic career, she studied at the Lycee Francais de Los Angeles. Later, she enrolled at Yale University to pursue literature, she made leisure trips to France.

Professional career

Jodie Foster began her acting career at the age of three. She made her television debut in 1968, in an episode of Mayberry R.F.D., as a ”Coppertone girl” in a television advertisement. She made guest appearances on ‘Gunsmoke,’ ‘Daniel Boone,’ and ‘The Courtship of Eddie’s Father’ in 1969. The following year, she made her screen debut in Martin Scorsese’s television film ‘Menace on the Mountain.’

She featured in many Disney films as a child artist, including “One Little Indian” (1973) and “Napoleon and Samantha” (1972). Likewise, she continued to work on Disney films throughout her teenage. She appeared in films such as ‘Taxi Driver,’ ‘Bugsy Malone,’ and ‘Freaky Friday’ in 1976. Her films as a mature artist were critically and economically unsuccessful.

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Caption: Jodie Foster is a guest on ‘SesameStreet’ (Source: Instagram)

She made through in her career with the release of ‘The Accused’ in 1988. In 1991, she starred alongside Anthony Hopkins in the blockbuster ‘The Silence of the Lambs.’In 1997, she act in the science fiction film ‘Contact,’ co-starring Matthew McConaughey.  ‘Panic Room,’ released in 2002, was her biggest commercial hit.

She starred alongside Forest Whitaker, Jared Leto, Kirsten Stewart, and others in the American thriller. She  returned to French films in 2004, after a long absence, with a supporting role in ‘Un long Dimanche de fiancailles.’ The next year, she released ‘Flightplan,’ which became an international success.

Other movies

Jodie starred alongside Clive Owen and Denzel Washington in Inside Man (2006), ‘The Brave One (2007),’ for which she received a Golden Globe, and ‘Nim’s Island’, opposite Gerard Butler in the mid-2000s. In 2013, She appeared alongside Matt Damon in the second science fiction film of her career, ‘Elysium.’ Her next film was the legal drama The Mauritanian (2021), in which she played the lawyer for a prisoner (Tahar Rahim) at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.

As a singer and director

She made her musical debut in 1977 in France, and her songs were chosen as the soundtrack for her French film, Moi, fleur bleue. With ‘Little Man Tate,’ she made her directorial debut. Her directing abilities were praised by critics, and she founded her production company, ‘Egg Pictures,’ in Los Angeles, in 1992.

In 2011, she directed the black comedy ‘The Beaver,’ which starred Mel Gibson. The film was a financial failure and got only moderate critical acclaim. She directed the end of the 2020 science fiction drama Tales from the Loop.’

Awards and net worth

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Caption: Jodie Foster with her Oscar award (Source: Instagram)

She has received four BAFTAs, two Academy Awards, three Golden Globes, the Independent Spirit Award, the Saturn Award, People’s Choice Award, and the Screen Actors Guild Award. Women in Film presented her with the Crystal Award in 1996 for being an excellent woman, with her brilliant efforts and natural skill helping to highlight the position of women in the entertainment industry.

As an actress and director, she has collected a huge sum of money in her profession. Moreover, her net worth is $1oo million and she has not disclosed her income and salary in public.

Relationship Status

She is a lesbian who has always been open about her sexuality. Cydney Bernard, with whom she had two sons, Charles ‘Charlie’ Foster and Christopher ‘Kit’ Foster, was her long-term partner. From 1993 till 2008, they were in a relationship. After a year of dating, she married actress and photographer Alexandra Hedison in April 2014.

As of now, this actress has not been part of controversy or rumors and focuses on her professional and personal career.

Body measurements and Social media

This actress stands 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 55 kg. Moreover, this actress has blonde hair with light blue eyes color and her body measurements measure 34-24-33 inches. Likewise, her bra size is 34B and her shoe size is 8 US.

On her Instagram page, there are more than 46.7k followers. Likewise, there are more than 13.9k followers on Twitter and more than 7.3k followers on Facebook.