Jodie Foster

Birthday:
11/19/1962
Place of birth:
Los Angeles, California, USA:
Biography:
Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster (born November 19, 1962) is an American actress, director, and producer. She is the recipient of many accolades including two Academy Awards, three British Academy Film Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and the honorary Cecil B. DeMille Award, amongst many others. For her work as a director, she has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award. Foster began her professional career as a child model when she was three years old, and she made her acting debut in 1968 in the television sitcom Mayberry R.F.D. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, she worked in several television series and made her film debut with Disney's Napoleon and Samantha (1972). Following appearances in the musical Tom Sawyer (1973) and Martin Scorsese's comedy-drama Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974), Foster's breakthrough came with Scorsese's psychological thriller Taxi Driver (1976), in which she played a child prostitute; she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her other roles as a teenager include the musical Bugsy Malone (1976) and the thriller The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976), and she became a popular teen idol by starring in Disney's Freaky Friday (1976) and Candleshoe (1977), as well as Carny (1980) and Foxes (1980). After attending college at Yale, Foster struggled to transition into adult roles until she gained critical acclaim for playing a rape survivor in the legal drama The Accused (1988), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. She won her second Academy Award three years later for the psychological horror film The Silence of the Lambs (1991), in which she portrayed Clarice Starling. Foster made her debut as a film director the same year with Little Man Tate, and founded her own production company, Egg Pictures, in 1992. The company's first production was Nell (1994), in which she also played the title role, garnering her fourth nomination for an Academy Award. Her other successful films in the 1990s were the romantic drama Sommersby, western comedy Maverick (1994), science fiction Contact (1997), and period drama Anna and the King (1999). Foster experienced career setbacks in the early 2000s, including the cancellation of a film project and the closing down of her production company, but she then starred in four commercially successful thrillers: Panic Room (2002), Flightplan (2005), Inside Man (2006), and The Brave One (2007). She has concentrated on directing in the 2010s, directing the films The Beaver (2011) and Money Monster (2016), as well as episodes for Netflix television series Orange Is the New Black, House of Cards, and Black Mirror. Foster received her first Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series for directing "Lesbian Request Denied", the third episode of the former. She also starred in the films Carnage (2011), Elysium (2013), Hotel Artemis (2018) and The Mauritanian (2021), for the latter of which she won her third competitive Golden Globe. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jodie Foster, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Credits

Jodie Foster : Hollywood dans la peau (2021)
as Self (archive footage)
The Mauritanian (2021)
as Nancy Hollander
Showbiz Kids (2020)
as Herself (Archival Footage)
Love, Antosha (2019)
as Self
Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché (2018)
as Self - Narrator (voice)
Hotel Artemis (2018)
as The Nurse
Reel Herstory: The Real Story of Reel Women (2014)
as Self – Host
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)
Elysium (2013)
as Delacourt
Carnage (2011)
as Penelope Longstreet
The Beaver (2011)
as Meredith Black
The Silence of the Lambs: The Inside Story (2010)
as Self
Motherhood (2009)
as Jodie Foster
Nim's Island (2008)
as Alexandra Rover
100 Films and a Funeral (2007)
The Brave One (2007)
as Erica Bain
AFI: 100 Years... 100 Movies... 10th Anniversary Edition (2007)
as Herself
Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters (2006)
as Herself
Inside Man (2006)
as Madeleine White
Jonathan Demme & Jodie Foster (2005)
as Interviewee
Flightplan (2005)
as Kyle
The True Story of Hannibal (2005)
Un long dimanche de fiançailles (2004)
as Elodie Gordes
Shooting 'Panic Room' (2004)
The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)
as Self
Abby Singer (2003)
as Herself
Page to Screen: The Silence of the Lambs (2002)
as Interviewee
The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)
as Sister Assumpta
Panic Room (2002)
as Meg Altman
Inside the Labyrinth: The Making of 'The Silence of the Lambs' (2001)
as Self
Anna and the King (1999)
as Anna
Making Taxi Driver (1999)
as Self
Everest: The Death Zone (1998)
as narrator
Three Gorges: The Biggest Dam in the World (1998)
as Narrator
Contact (1997)
as Eleanor Arroway
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Martin Scorsese (1997)
as Self
Nell (1994)
as Nell Kellty
All About Bette (1994)
Maverick (1994)
as Annabelle Bransford
Sesame Street All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! (1994)
as Self (archive footage)
Sommersby (1993)
as Laurel Sommersby
Shadows and Fog (1991)
as Prostitute
Little Man Tate (1991)
as Dede Tate
The Making of 'The Silence of the Lambs' (1991)
as Self
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
as Clarice M. Starling
Catchfire (1990)
as Anne Benton
The Accused (1988)
as Sarah Tobias
Stealing Home (1988)
as Katie Chandler
Siesta (1987)
as Nancy
Five Corners (1987)
as Linda Komkowski
Mesmerized (1985)
as Victoria
Le Sang des autres (1984)
as Hélène
The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)
as Frannie Berry
Svengali (1983)
as Zoe Alexander
Hollywood’s Children (1982)
as Self (archive footage)
O'Hara's Wife (1982)
as Barbara O'Hara
Carny (1980)
as Donna
Foxes (1980)
as Jeanie
Mickey's 50 (1978)
as Herself
Movies Are My Life: A Profile on Martin Scorsese (1978)
as Self
Grease Day USA (1978)
as Self
Candleshoe (1977)
as Casey
Casotto (1977)
as Teresina
Moi, fleur bleue (1977)
as Isabelle Tristan
The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)
as Rynn Jacobs
Freaky Friday (1976)
as Annabel Andrews
Bugsy Malone (1976)
as Tallulah
Taxi Driver (1976)
as Iris Steensma
Echoes of a Summer (1976)
as Deirdre
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
as Audrey
Smile Jenny, You're Dead (1974)
as Liberty Cole
One Little Indian (1973)
as Martha
Tom Sawyer (1973)
as Becky Thatcher
Kansas City Bomber (1972)
as Rita
Napoleon and Samantha (1972)
as Samantha
Menace on the Mountain (1970)
as Suellen McIver
JAPANARAMA! Psycho TV From Japan Vol. 2

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