Jodie Foster

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Jodie Foster

American actress, film director, and producer add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1962.

Countries: United States (56%), United Kingdom (10%), (9%)

Main connections: The Silence of the Lambs (film), Anthony Hopkins, The Beaver (film)

Linked to: St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association, The Walt Disney Company, People, Walt Disney Pictures

 

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Jodie Foster was born in 1962 add something


1969

In 1969, she appeared in an episode of "Gunsmoke", where she was credited as "Jody Foster" add something


1970

Her first film role was in the 1970 television movie "Menace on the Mountain", which was followed by several Disney productions add something

 

She is credited as "Jodi Foster" for her 1970 "Daniel Boone" role and credited as "Jodie Foster" for her 1970 "Adam-12" role add something

 

She made her film debut in the 1970 TV movie "Menace on the Mountain" and was featured as Tallulah in "Bugsy Malone" in 1976 add something

 

Anita Gillette - Gillette's roles in the 1970s included the short-lived series "Me and The Chimp" with Ted Bessell and "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice" with a then-unknown Robert Urich and a young Jodie Foster

 

Barbara Harris (actress) - Harris continued to appear in films of the 1970s-80s, including "Freaky Friday" with a young Jodie Foster, "Movie Movie" for director Stanley Donen, and "The North Avenue Irregulars" with Edward Herrmann and Cloris Leachman

 

Sunglasses - These were popular throughout the 1970s, most notably by Jodie Foster's character in the film "Taxi Driver" The original teashade design was made up of medium-sized, perfectly round lenses, supported by pads on the bridge of the nose and a thin wire frame


1973

Christopher Connelly (actor) - In addition to his aforementioned series-long run on ABC's "Peyton Place", Connelly guest-starred in 1973 on Lorne Greene's short-lived ABC crime drama "Griff", and in 1974, he starred in the television series "Paper Moon", with a young Jodie Foster playing his daughter


1974

On television, she appeared in an episode of "The Partridge Family" titled "The Eleven-Year Itch", co-starred with Christopher Connelly in the 1974 TV series "Paper Moon" and alongside Martin Sheen in the 1976 cult film "The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane" add something

 

Paper Moon (film) - In September 1974, a television series called "Paper Moon", based on the film, premiered on the ABC television network, with Jodie Foster cast as Addie and Christopher Connelly playing Moses


1976

Patsy Kelly - In 1976, she appeared as the housekeeper Mrs. Schmauss in the film "Freaky Friday" starring Jodie Foster and Barbara Harris


1977

These three recordings were included on the soundtrack to Foster's 1977 French film "Moi, fleur bleue" add something

 

Candleshoe - "'Candleshoe"' is a 1977 live-action family film and heist film produced by Walt Disney Productions based on the Michael Innes novel "Christmas at Candleshoe" and starring Jodie Foster, Helen_Hayes in her last big screen appearance, David Niven and Leo McKern


1980

Foster attended a French-language prep school, the Lycée Français de Los Angeles, and graduated in 1980 add something

 

Cherie Currie - Cherie stared in the film "Foxes" in 1980 with Jodie Foster


1981

On March 30, 1981, he attempted to assassinate U.S. President Ronald Reagan and claimed his motive was to impress Foster, a Yale freshman add something

 

Scott Spencer (author) - The first was directed by Franco Zeffirelli in 1981; the second was produced by Jodie Foster and directed by Keith Gordon in 2000


1982

Foster's only public reactions to this were a press conference afterwards and an article titled "Why Me-" that she wrote for "Esquire" in December 1982 add something


1985

She attended Yale University, earning a bachelor's degree in literature in 1985 add something

 

Carl Sagan - Contact - Sagan wrote the best-selling science fiction novel "Contact" in 1985, based on a film treatment he wrote with his wife in 1979, but he did not live to see the book's 1997 motion picture adaptation, which starred Jodie Foster and won the 1998 Hugo *award for Best Dramatic Adaption


1988

The Silence of the Lambs (film) - Directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster, Anthony_Hopkins, and Scott Glenn, the film is based on Thomas Harris' 1988 novel of the same name, his second to feature Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist and cannibalistic serial killer

 

Mark Harmon - In 1988, he co-starred with Sean Connery and Meg Ryan in the 1988 feature film "The Presidio", and opposite Jodie Foster in the film "Stealing Home"

 

Cheryl Araujo - The 1988 feature film drama, "The Accused", starring Jodie Foster and Kelly McGillis, was inspired by the case

 

The Accused (1988 film) - "'The Accused"' is a 1988 American drama film starring Kelly McGillis and Jodie Foster, directed by Jonathan Kaplan and written by Tom Topor


 

She won the Academy award for Best Actress in 1989, for playing a rape victim in "The Accused" add something


1991

In 1991, Foster canceled an interview with NBC's "Today Show" when she discovered Hinckley would be mentioned in the introduction add something

 

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 add something

 

She starred as FBI trainee Clarice Starling in the 1991 thriller "The Silence of the Lambs", for which she won her second Academy award and Golden Globe, and won her first BAFTA award for Best Actress add something

 

Howard Shore - During 1991, Shore composed the score for the highly acclaimed film "The Silence of the Lambs", starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins, and directed by Jonathan Demme

 

Piper-Heidsieck - In 1991, a 28-year-old Jodie Foster received the first PIPER-HEIDSIECK *award for outstanding achievement for her directing debut, "Little Man Tate", which featured at the Boston Film Festival

 

Anthony Hopkins - Perhaps Hopkins' most famous role is as the cannibalistic serial killer Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1991, opposite Jodie Foster as Clarice Starling, who won for Best Actress.

 

Little Man Tate - "'Little Man Tate"' is a 1991 drama film directed by and starring Jodie Foster

 

Orion Pictures - In March 1991, Orion followed this up with "The Silence of the Lambs", a thriller starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins which did very well

 

Harry Connick, Jr. - Also in October 1991 he starred in "Little Man Tate", directed by Jodie Foster, playing the friend of a child prodigy who goes to college


1992

In 1992, Foster founded a production company called Egg Pictures in Los Angeles add something

 

Some media interpreted this as Foster's coming out, as Bernard was believed to be her girlfriend since the two had met in 1992, during the filming of "Sommersby" add something


1993

Jon Amiel - His most notable film is 1993's romantic drama "Sommersby", starring Jodie Foster and Richard Gere

 

The Return of Martin Guerre - "Sommersby" is a 1993 Hollywood remake of the film in English, transposed to the American Civil War and starring Richard Gere and Jodie Foster


1994

Foster starred in two films in 1994, first in the hugely successful western spoof "Maverick" and later in "Nell", in which she starred as an isolated woman who speaks an invented language and must return to civilization add something

 

The film was the first comedy that Foster has starred in since "Maverick" in 1994, and was a commercial success add something

 

Diane Brewster - Jodie Foster's character in the 1994 movie is based on Brewster's Samantha Crawford

 

Denver Pyle - His last cinematic movie role was alongside Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and James Garner in the 1994 film "Maverick", playing a cheating cardplayer who jumps off a riverboat to keep his dignity

 

Natasha Richardson - She was named Best Actress at the 1994 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival for "Widows' Peak", and that same year appeared in "Nell" opposite Jodie Foster and future husband Liam Neeson


1997

In 1997, he wrote a book titled "Foster Child" in which he stated, "I have always assumed Jodie was gay or bisexual add something

 

In 1997, she starred alongside Matthew McConaughey in the science-fiction movie "Contact", based on the novel by scientist Carl Sagan add something

 

She received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from the university in 1997 add something


1998

In 1998, an asteroid, 17744 Jodiefoster, was named in her honor add something

 

Sidney Prescott - The following year, she went on to win the 1998 Best Female Performance for "Scream 2" and received a second Best Actress nomination from the Saturn *awards, losing to Jodie Foster for "Contact"


1999

In 1999, she discussed the experience with Charlie Rose of "60 Minutes II" add something

 

In 1999, she starred in the non-musical remake of "The King and I" titled "Anna and the King", which became an international commercial success add something

 

Tom Felton - Felton's role of Louis T. Leonowens in the film "Anna and the King", starring Jodie Foster, was filmed in 1999 in Malaysia

 

Sean Ghazi - Ghazi is best known for appearing in the 1999 movie "Anna and the King" , alongside Jodie Foster and Chow Yun-fat


2000

Scott Spencer (author) - "Waking the Dead" was produced by Jodie Foster and directed by Keith Gordon in 2000


2001

It primarily produced independent films for distribution by other companies until it was closed in 2001 add something


2002

In 2002, Foster took over the lead role in the thriller "Panic Room" after Nicole Kidman dropped out due to a previous injury add something


2004

In 2004, she took a minor role in the French WWI film, "A Very Long Engagement" add something

 

Jean-Pierre Jeunet - World War I - In 2004, Jeunet released "A Very Long Engagement", an adaptation of the novel by Sébastien Japrisot, the film, starring Audrey Tautou and Jodie Foster, chronicled a woman's search for her missing lover after World War I


2005

She returned to English-language films with the 2005 thriller "Flightplan", which opened once again in the top position at the U.S. box office and was a worldwide hit add something

 

Flightplan - "'Flightplan"' is a 2005 mystery-thriller film directed by German film director Robert Schwentke and starring Jodie Foster, Peter_Sarsgaard, Erika Christensen, Kate Beahan, Greta Scacchi, and Sean Bean


2006

In 2006, Foster co-starred in "Inside Man", a thriller directed by Spike Lee and starring Denzel Washington and Clive Owen, which again opened at the top of the U.S. box office and became another international hit add something

 

Denzel Washington - In 2006, he starred in Inside Man, a Spike Lee-directed bank heist thriller co-starring Jodie Foster and Clive Owen, and Dejà Vu released in November 2006.


2007

Foster was set to direct, as well as reunite with actor Robert De Niro, for the film "Sugarland"; however, the film was shelved indefinitely in 2007 add something

 

In 2007, she starred in "The Brave One" directed by Neil Jordan and co-starring Terrence Howard, another urban thriller that opened at No.1 at the U.S. box office add something

 

In December 2007, she made headlines when, during an acceptance speech at "Hollywood Reporter's" "Women in Entertainment" event, she paid tribute to film producer Cydney Bernard, referring to her as "my beautiful Cydney, who sticks with me through the rotten and the bliss add something

 

Sarah McLachlan - In 2007, McLachlan's song "Answer" featured in "The Brave One" starring Jodie Foster

 

Jane Adams (actress) - In 2007, she appeared in "The Sensation of Sight" and "The Brave One" opposite Jodie Foster, Naveen_Andrews, Terrence Howard, and Mary Steenburgen


2008

In 2008, Foster starred in "Nim's Island" alongside Gerard Butler and Abigail Breslin, portraying a reclusive writer who is contacted by a young girl after her father goes missing at sea add something

 

On May 15, 2008, several news outlets reported that Foster and Bernard had "called it quits add something

 

Abigail Breslin - In 2008, Breslin starred with Jodie Foster in the film "Nim's Island" as Nim Rusoe, a young girl who lives on a remote tropical island


2009

Jennifer Lawrence - Also sometime in 2009, Lawrence appeared in "The Beaver", a dark comedy starring Jodie Foster and Mel Gibson, but the film spent an extended period of time stalled due to controversy and was released on May 6, 2011


2011

In March 2011, Foster said she planned to direct a family-oriented science-fiction thriller add something

 

She directed and starred opposite her "Maverick" co-star Mel Gibson in a black comedy titled "The Beaver," which came out in May 2011 add something

 

It premiered at the 68th Venice International Film Festival in September 2011, and garnered mainly positive reviews add something

 

Marcelo Zarvos - In 2011 he composed the score for "Beastly" which stars Vanessa Hudgens and "The Beaver" starring Mel Gibson and Jodie Foster

 

The Beaver (film) - "'The Beaver"' is a 2011 drama film directed by and starring Jodie Foster, written by Kyle Killen, and starring Mel Gibson, Anton Yelchin, and Jennifer Lawrence


2012

Money Monster - On October 11, 2012, Jodie Foster was set to direct the "Money Monster"


 

In her acceptance speech upon receiving the Cecil B. DeMille award at the 2013 Golden Globe awards, she commented about her sexual orientation: "I already did my coming out about 1,000 years ago back in the stone age, those very quaint days when a fragile young girl would open up to trusted friends and family and co-workers, and gradually and proudly to everyone who knew her, to everyone she actually met add something

 

Foster was honoured with the Cecil B. DeMille award, awarded annually to actors and filmmakers "who have had a definite impact on the world of entertainment", at the 70th Golden Globe awards in January 2013 add something

 

Foster will appear in the science fiction film "Elysium", which is to be released in August 2013 add something

 

Simon Kinberg - He is producing "Elysium" directed by Neill Blomkamp, starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, which will be released August 9, 2013


 

"Lesbian Request Denied" brought her a Primetime Emmy Award, and the two 2014 episodes earned her two nominations for a Directors Guild of America award add something

 

Alexandra Hedison - In April 2014, Hedison married actress Jodie Foster, after dating for a year


 

The following year, Foster received the Laura Ziskin Lifetime Achievement award at the Athena Film Festival, and directed her next film, "Money Monster", which stars George Clooney and Julia Roberts and is scheduled for release in April 2016 add something

 

The following year, Foster received the Laura Ziskin Lifetime Achievement award at the Athena Film Festival, and directed her next film, "Money Monster", which stars George Clooney and Julia Roberts and is scheduled for release in May 2016 add something

 

John Hinckley, Jr. - Reported to have been driven by an obsessive fixation on Jodie Foster, he was found not guilty by reason of insanity and remained under institutional psychiatric care until September 2016

 

Black Mirror (TV series) - In October 2016, it was announced that Jodie Foster will direct an episode of the fourth series starring Rosemarie DeWitt


2017

Alexandra Hedison - In 2017 Alexandra Hedison and Jodie Foster co-chaired the 14th edition of the Hammer Museum's annual Gala in the Garden with Robert Soros and Tomas Maier