Jodie Foster

19 Nov 1962

Actor, Director, Producer

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.

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Filmography (41 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Hotel Artemis
Genre: Thriller, Science Fiction, Action
Role: Actor (as The Nurse)
(movie, 2016)
···Money Monster
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 2013)
8.6Elysium
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Delacourt)
(movie, 2011)
···Carnage
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Penelope)
(movie, 2011)
···The Beaver
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 2008)
···Nim's Island
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Alexandra Rover)
(movie, 2007)
···The Brave One
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Erica Bain)
(movie, 2006)
···Inside Man
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Madeleine White)
(movie, 2005)
···Flightplan
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Kyle Pratt)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Role: Actor (as Elodie Gordes)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Sister Assumpta)
(movie, 2002)
···Panic Room
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Meg Altman)
(movie, 1999)
···Anna and the King
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Role: Actor (as Anna Leonowens)
(movie, 1997)
···Contact
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Eleanor Arroway)
(movie, 1995)
···Home for the Holidays
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Director, Producer
(movie, 1994)
···Nell
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 1994)
···Maverick
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Annabelle Bransford)
(movie, 1993)
···Sommersby
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Laurel Sommersby)
(movie, 1991)
···Shadows and Fog
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Prostitute)
(movie, 1991)
···Little Man Tate
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 1991)
8.3The Silence of the Lambs
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Clarice Starling)
Role: Actor (as Herself)
(movie, 1990)
···Catchfire
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Anne Benton)
(movie, 1988)
···The Accused
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Sarah Tobias)
(movie, 1987)
···Siesta
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Nancy)
(movie, 1987)
···Five Corners
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Linda)
(movie, 1986)
···Mesmerized
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Victoria)
(movie, 1984)
···The Hotel New Hampshire
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Frannie Berry)
(movie, 1983)
···Svengali
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Zoe Alexander)
(movie, 1982)
···O'Hara's Wife
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Barbara O'Hara)
(movie, 1980)
···Foxes
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jeanie)
(movie, 1980)
···Carny
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Donna)
(movie, 1977)
···Candleshoe
Genre: Family
Role: Actor (as Casey)
(movie, 1977)
···Casotto
Genre: Foreign, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Teresina)
(movie, 1977)
···Moi, fleur bleue
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Isabelle Tristan, AKA Fleur bleue)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Rynn Jacobs)
(movie, 1976)
···Freaky Friday
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Annabel Andrews)
(movie, 1976)
···Bugsy Malone
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Music, Family
Role: Actor (as Tallulah)
(movie, 1976)
9.0Taxi Driver
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Iris Steensma)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Audrey)
(series, 1973)
···The Addams Family
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Pugsly Addams)