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Jodie Foster

American actor, film director and producer

Jodie Foster (born Alicia Christian Foster; November 19, 1962) is an American actress, movie director and producer. She has starred in many movies like Bugsy Malone, Taxi Driver, The Silence of the Lambs and Panic Room. She has won many awards including two Oscars.

Jodie Foster
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Foster in Paris at the 2011 César Awards ceremony
Born
Alicia Christian Foster

(1962-11-19) November 19, 1962 (age 56)
EducationBachelor's degree (magna cum laude)
Alma materYale University
OccupationActress, producer, director
Years active1966–present
Spouse(s)Alexandra Hedison
(m. 2014-present)
ChildrenCharles Foster
Christopher Foster
Parent(s)Ella "Brandy" (née Almond)
Lucius Fisher Foster III
Awards
Academy Awards
Best Actress
1988 The Accused
1991 The Silence of the Lambs
Golden Globe Awards
Best Actress - Drama
1988 The Accused
1991 The Silence of the Lambs
Cecil B. DeMille Award
2013
BAFTA Awards
Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
1976 Bugsy Malone ; Taxi Driver
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
1976 Bugsy Malone ; Taxi Driver
Best Actress in a Leading Role
1991 The Silence of the Lambs
Screen Actors Guild Awards
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
1994 Nell

Foster began directing movies in 1991. These include Little Man Tate; Home for the Holidays and The Beaver.

Foster is openly lesbian[1] and is married to photographer Alexandra Hedison. Hedison is the daughter of actor David Hedison.

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