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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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Nov 19, 1962 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Oscar (The Academy Awards) 1929-05-16
Latest Project:
Movie Elysium 2013-08-07
Known For
Poster of Acusados
Poster of Ecos de un verano
Poster of One Little Indian
Poster of The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan
Movie Elysium Delacourt 2013-08-07
Movie El castor Meredith Black 2011-02-11
Movie Un dios salvaje Penelope 2011-09-16
Movie La isla de Nim Alexandra Rover 2008-04-03
Movie AFI: 100 Years... 100 Movies... 10th Anniversary Edition Herself 2007-06-20
Movie La extraña que hay en ti Erica Bain 2007-09-14
Movie Plan oculto Madeleine White 2006-03-23
Movie Plan de vuelo: desaparecida Kyle Pratt 2005-09-22
Movie La magia del montaje Herself 2004-01-01
Movie Largo domingo de noviazgo Elodie Gordes 2004-10-26
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie La habitación del pánico Meg Altman 2002-03-29
Movie La Peligrosa Vidas de los Altar Boys Sister Assumpta 2002-06-14
Movie Making 'Taxi Driver' 1999-06-14
Movie Ana y el rey Anna Leonowens 1999-12-16
Series Rove Unknown 1999-09-22
Movie Everest The Death Zone narrator 1998-02-24
Movie Contact Eleanor Arroway 1997-07-11
Series Las noticias de Jon Stewart Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Maverick Annabelle Bransford 1994-05-20
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Nell Nell Kellty 1994-12-23
Movie Sommersby Laurel Sommersby 1993-02-05
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Series Expediente X Unknown 1993-09-10
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie El silencio de los corderos Clarice Starling 1991-02-14
Movie Sombras y niebla Prostitute 1991-12-05
Movie El pequeño Tate Dede Tate 1991-09-06
Movie Camino de retorno Anne Benton 1990-04-03
Series Los Simpson Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Stealing Home Katie Chandler 1988-08-26
Movie Acusados Sarah Tobias 1988-10-14
Movie Cinco esquinas Linda 1987-09-11
Movie Siesta Nancy 1987-11-11
Movie Mesmerized Victoria 1985-11-18
Movie El Hotel New Hampshire Frannie Berry 1984-03-09
Movie La sangre de otros Hélène 1984-05-02
Movie Svengali Zoe Alexander 1983-03-09
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Movie Zorras Jeanie 1980-02-29
Movie Carny Donna 1980-05-23
Movie Casotto Teresina 1977-10-27
Movie Moi, fleur bleue Isabelle Tristan 1977-10-26
Movie El secreto del castillo Casey 1977-12-16
Movie Ecos de un verano Deirdre 1976-02-06
Movie Bugsy Malone, nieto de Al Capone Tallulah 1976-06-26
Movie Taxi Driver Iris Steensma 1976-02-08
Movie Viernes loco Annabel Andrews 1976-12-17
Movie La muchacha del sendero Rynn Jacobs 1976-12-25
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie Alicia ya no vive aquí Audrey 1974-12-09
Movie Smile Jenny, You're Dead Liberty Cole 1974-02-03
Movie Las aventuras de Tom Sawyer Becky Thatcher 1973-01-01
Series The Addams Family Pugsley Addams (voice) 1973-09-08
Movie One Little Indian Martha 1973-06-20
Movie Kansas City Bomber Rita 1972-08-02
Series Ghost Story Unknown 1972-03-17
Series The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan Anne Chan 1972-09-09
Movie Napoleon and Samantha Samantha 1972-07-05
Series Kung Fu Unknown 1972-10-14
Series The New Scooby-Doo Movies Unknown 1972-09-09
Series The Paul Lynde Show Unknown 1972-09-13
Series The Roman Holidays Unknown 1972-09-09
Series The Courtship of Eddie's Father Unknown 1969-09-17
Series Julia Unknown 1968-09-17
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-09-14
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Series My Three Sons Unknown 1960-09-29
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Unknown 1929-05-16