Jodie Foster

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Jodie Foster
Alicia Christian Foster
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Actress, producer, director
EducationBachelor's degree (magna cum laude)

Foster, Jodie

(Alicia Christian Foster), 1962–, American actress, b. Los Angeles. A child model, she began acting in TV commercials at three, appeared on various TV shows, and made her screen debut in Disney's Napoleon and Samantha (1972). Her first important role was as the barely adolescent prostitute of Martin ScorseseScorsese, Martin
, 1942–, American film director; b. Queens, N.Y. A major figure in contemporary cinema, he grew up in Manhattan's Little Italy, attended film school at New York Univ.
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's Taxi Driver (1976). She achieved undisputed Hollywood stardom and best actress Oscars for her portrayals of a working-class rape victim in The Accused (1988) and an FBI agent on the trail of a serial killer in The Silence of the Lambs (1991). Foster's other films include Bugsy Malone (1976), Carny (1980), Sommersby (1993), Nell (1994), and Anna and the King (1999). She began directing features with Little Man Tate (1991), in which she also starred, and has since directed Home for the Holidays (1995).
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Jody Foster played which Clarice in The Silence of the Lambs?
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There's `Batman & Robin,' Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith in `Men in Black,' Jeff Goldblum and T-rex in `Lost World,' `Hercules' and his biceps, Mel Gibson and Julia Roberts in `Conspiracy Theory,' Robin Williams and Billy Crystal in `Fathers' Day,' Meg Ryan and Matthew Broderick in `Addicted to Love,' Rene Russo and a gorilla in `Buddy,' Sandra Bullock and Jason Patric in `Speed 2,' John Travolta and Nicolas Cage in `Face Off,' Jody Foster and Matthew McConaughey in `Contact' .