Jodie Foster

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Jodie was born under the official name Foster, Alicia Christian on November 19th, 1962. Known to her close friends as Jodie F, she has been a credited actor since the film Flora Plum.

Jodie Foster is a bankable leading actor on the silver screen. She has starred in eight films including the 2011 comedy film Carnage as the character Penelope Longstreet, the 2007 crime movie The Brave One playing Erica Bain and the 2005 action release Flightplan cast as Kyle Pratt.

Jodie is a recognizable supporting cast member who's acting range makes her the top choice for a variety of roles. She has appeared in nine films including: the 2013 action film Elysium as the character Delacourt, the 2011 drama movie The Beaver playing Meredith Black and the 2008 adventure release Nim's Island cast as Alexandra Rover.

Jodie Foster has earned salaries up to $15,000,000 for her acting. Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 1991 crime film The Silence of the Lambs, which brought in $131,000,000 at the box office.

Jodie Foster has directed on numerous occassions including: Little Man Tate (1991), Home for the Holidays (1995) and The Beaver (2011). In Jodie Foster produced her first movie, the drama film Flora Plum. Since then she went on to produce six movies including: Mesmerized (1985) and Home for the Holidays (1995) among others .

Jodie is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least forty-four magazines, captured in more than twenty-one pictorials, interviewed in over twenty-one publications and featured in thirty-seven magazine articles. She has been the subject of at least five books.

As an actor Jodie Foster has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on four occasions. Her first Oscar was for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her portrayal of Sarah Tobias in the 1988 film The Accused. Jodie Foster also won the Oscar for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Clarice Starling in the 1991 movie The Silence of the Lambs .

Jodie Foster was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her role as Iris in the 1976 movie Taxi Driver and Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Nell in the 1994 movie Nell .

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" Being understood is not the most essential thing in life.

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Earned a B.A. in literature and graduated from Yale University (1985).
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