Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster (Los Angeles, november 19, 1962) is an American actress. At the age of fourteen, she was first nominated for an Oscar for her supporting role in Taxi Driver, after which they actually won the statuette in both 1989 (for her lead role in The Accused) and in 1992 (for The Silence of The Lambs).Foster won in addition more than 40 other acting awards, including multiple Golden Globes, BAFTA Awards, Saturn Awards and Premi David di Donatello, an Independent Spirit Award, a people's Choice Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a European Film Award, a National Board of Review Award and a Rembrandt. She also won In 2013 the Cecil b. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes, for her entire movie career.
Foster visited the Lycée Français de Los Angeles, before they went to the Yale University . There she earned a Bachelor's degree in literature; they succeeded magna cum laude. Her acting career began when she was with two rolls in TV ads. From that time she appeared in several television series and movies. As a child, for example, they fulfilled a guest role as Fil in an episode of the television series Kung Fu. The name Carlos means "truth" in the Greek and is actually the same name as her actual name Alicia. She also played guest roles in western series such as Gunsmoke and Bonanza .
For years went there rumors that Foster was a lesbian. On december 4, 2007 called Foster, when receiving the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award (during the Women in Entertainment Power 100 in Los Angeles), her friend since 14 years (film producer Cydney Bernard): "Thanks to my beautiful Cydney who sticks with me through all the rotten and the bliss." Together with Bernard feeds them two sons on the father, whom she never revealed. Her relationship with Bernard in 2008 came to an end. Foster then got a relationship with tv producer Cynthia Mort. In 2013, while receiving the Cecil b. DeMille Award, she finally came out of the closet as a lesbian by saying, "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 then gradually and proudly to everyone who knew her, to everyone she actually with. " Foster married in april 2014 with her current partner, Alexandra Hedison. 
- Foster never attended acting classes.
- She is not a follower of one of the already existing religions and is a former atheist. 
- She speaks fluent French, German and Italian.
- Foster was stalked for years by the same guy who became a failed assassination attempt on u.s. president Ronald Reagan did, John Hinckley jr.
- She is good friends with actor Mel Gibson.
|Filmography as an actor|
|2011||The Beaver||Meredith Black|
|2008||Nim's Island||Alex Rover|
|2007||The Brave One||Erica Bain||Golden Globe nomination|
|2006||Inside Man||Madeline White|
|2004||Un long dimanche de fiançailles||Elodie Gordes|
|2002||The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys||Sister Assumpta||Also producer|
|2002||Panic Room||Meg Altman|
|1999||Anna and the King||Anna Leonowens|
|1997||Contact||Dr. Ellie Arroway||Golden Globe nomination|
|1994||Nell||Nell Kellty||Golden Globe nomination|
|1994||Maverick||Mrs. Annabelle Bransford|
|1992||Shadows and Fog||Prostitute|
|1991||The Silence of The Lambs||Clarice Starling||Oscar|
|1990||Little Man Tate||Dede Tate||Also Director (debut)|
|1988||Stealing Home||Katie Chandler|
|1988||The Accused||Sarah Tobias||Oscar/Golden Globe|
|1984||Hotel New Hampshire||Dave Berry|
|1976||Echoes of a Summer||Deirdre|
|1976||Taxi Driver||Iris Steensma||Oscar Nomination|
|1976||Freaky Friday||Annabel Andrews||Golden Globe nomination|
|1975||The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane||Rynn Jacobs|
|1973||Alice Doesnt Live Here Anymore||Audrey|
|1973||The Addams Family||Pugsley||Voice|
|1973||One Little Indian||Martha McIver|
|1973||Tom Sawyer||Becky Thatcher|
|1972||Napoleon and Samantha||Samantha|