Knowledge Identifier: +Jodie_Foster
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1962.
Countries: United States (56%), United Kingdom (10%), (9%)
Linked to: St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association, The Walt Disney Company, People, Walt Disney Pictures
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
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
Foster attended a French-language prep school, the Lycée Français de Los Angeles, and graduated in 1980
On March 30, 1981, he attempted to assassinate U.S. President Ronald Reagan and claimed his motive was to impress Foster, a Yale freshman
She attended Yale University, earning a bachelor's degree in literature in 1985
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
She won the Academy award for Best Actress in 1989, for playing a rape victim in "The Accused"
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
In 1992, Foster founded a production company called Egg Pictures in Los Angeles
Diane Brewster - Jodie Foster's character in the 1994 movie is based on Brewster's Samantha Crawford
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"
In 1999, she discussed the experience with Charlie Rose of "60 Minutes II"
In 2002, Foster took over the lead role in the thriller "Panic Room" after Nicole Kidman dropped out due to a previous injury
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
Sarah McLachlan - In 2007, McLachlan's song "Answer" featured in "The Brave One" starring Jodie Foster
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
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
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