Jodie Foster

A celebrity born to rule the red carpet.

Jodie Foster
Full NameAlicia Christian Foster


Her Royal Highness, Jodie Foster, made her grand debut into the public eye at the tender age of two. For four years, she graced us with her presence in various commercials and finally made her mark in the world of television with her 1968 appearance in Mayberry R.F.D. In 1975, Her Highness was offered a role that changed the course of her career - the part of a prostitute in the now iconic movie Taxi Driver. Her role earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 1980, she graduated as the best of her class from the prestigious College Lycée Français and went on to study English Literature at Yale University, from which she graduated magna cum laude in 1985. On March 30th, 1981, her life was tragically affected by the attempted assassination of the President of the United States, Ronald Reagan, by John Warnock Hinkley Jr. due to his obsession with Her Highness and the film Taxi Driver.

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Yes! Jodie Foster comes from the illustrious Foster-Hedison family. They have nine celebrities in their family. With ninety-three credited apperances in TV, film, and video.

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  • True Detective
  • Black Mirror
  • House of Cards
  • The Simpsons
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • Taxi Driver
  • Orange Is the New Black
  • Oscar's Greatest Moments
  • Century of Cinema
  • Scorsese's Women
  • Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché
  • Biography
  • Saturday Night Live 25
  • A Very Long Engagement
  • Inside Man
  • The Fabulous Allan Carr
  • Contact
  • Inside the Labyrinth: The Making of 'The Silence of the Lambs'
  • Tales from the Darkside
  • Tales from the Loop
  • The Mauritanian
  • 70th Golden Globe Awards
  • The Courtship of Eddie's Father
  • What the Flick?!
  • Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
  • Henry Louis Gates Jr.: Uncovering America
  • ABC Afterschool Specials
  • The 79th Annual Academy Awards
  • It Was a Wonderful Life
  • Carnage
  • My Three Sons
  • The Accused
  • The 50th Annual Academy Awards
  • Maverick
  • The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane
  • Menace on the Mountain
  • The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys
  • Paper Moon
  • Panic Room
  • Bugsy Malone
  • Smile Jenny, You're Dead
  • The Brave One
  • Candleshoe
  • Shadows and Fog
  • The Paul Lynde Show
  • Little Man Tate
  • The Beaver
  • Stealing Home

Family Tree

The esteemed Royal House of Foster consists of the illustrious Jodie Foster, esteemed actress, director and graduate of Yale University's English Literature program with a magna cum laude distinction. Her illustrious brother Albert, a veteran of the US Navy, graduated from Brown University, and his wife Alexandra, an actress and director in her own right, also belong to the family. Finally, the family is completed by Buddy, an actor and husband to Leah, with whom he has two children. With a long history of success in the arts, business, and academia, the Foster dynasty is truly one to be admired.

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