November 19, 1962
58 years old
5 ft 3 in | 161 cm
34-24-33 in | 86-61-84 cm
55 kg | 121 pounds
7.5 US | 38 EU
Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster was born in Los Angeles, California, United States, on November 19, 1962, is an American actress and director.
Young Jodie Foster first started her career as a child model, in television advertisement as Coppertone girl (1965), at the age of three.
She began her acting career in CBS sitcom Mayberry R.F.D (1968) in a role as Fairy.
She made her big screen debut in adventure drama movie Napoleon and Samantha (1972), in role as Samantha.
Her breakthrough performance came as Iris "Easy" Steensma in drama thriller movie Taxi Driver (1976), at the age of 14, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress.
She got her directorial debut with family drama movie Little Man Tate (1991), also she starred in role as Dede Tate.
The Mauritanian (2021) thriller drama in role as Nancy Hollander, for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
She won two Academy Awards for Best Actress and two Golden Globe Awards for her roles in movies:
The Accused (1988) drama in role as Sarah Tobias
The Silence of the Lambs (1991) horror thriller in role as FBI agent Clarice Starling
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her roles in movies:
Freaky Friday (1976) fantasy comedy in role as Annabel Andrews
Contact (1997) science fiction drama in role as Dr. Eleanor "Ellie" Ann Arroway
The Brave One (2007) psychological thriller in role as Erica Bain
Carnage (2011) black comedy drama in role as Penelope Longstreet
She was nominated for the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Nell Kellty in drama film Nell (1994).
Bugsy Malone (1976) musical gangster comedy opposite Scott Baio
Inside Man (2006) crime thriller with Denzel Washington and Clive Owen
Panic Room (2002) thriller opposite Forest Whitaker and Kristen Stewart
Maverick (1994) western comedy opposite Mel Gibson and James Garner
The Beaver (2011) black comedy opposite Mel Gibson and Jennifer Lawrence
Elysium (2013) science fiction action with Matt Damon
The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976) drama mystery with Martin Sheen
A Very Long Engagement (2004) romantic war opposite Marion Cotillard and Audrey Tautou
Little Man Tate (1991) drama opposite Adam Hann‑Byrd
Sommersby (1993) romantic period drama with Richard Gere
The Hotel New Hampshire (1984) comedy drama opposite Rob Lowe and Nastassja Kinski
Hotel Artemis (2018) cyberpunk thriller with Jeff Goldblum, Sofia Boutella and Dave Bautista
Attended a French-language prep school, the Lycée Français de Los Angeles.
Studied at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.
Has German and Irish ancestry.
Has two sisters and one brother.
She practices kickboxing, yoga, karate and aerobics.
Loves organic food.
Friend with Mel Gibson.
Was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard in 2016.
Received the honorary Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 70th Golden Globe Awards in 2013.
She is an atheist.
Founded her own production company, Egg Pictures in 1992.
Has two sons, Charlie and Kit.
Lives in Beverly Hills, California.
She dated Russell Crowe (1999), Cydney Bernard (1993-2008), Kelly McGillis (1988), Julian Sands (1988-1989), Jennifer Beals (1983-1986), Tina Landau (1981-1983) and Cynthia Mort (2008).
She married Alexandra Hedison in 2014.