31 Facts About Jodie Foster

1. Jodie Foster relies on the Pilates workout sessions to keep her figure toned even in the advanced age.

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2. In 1972, Jodie Foster made her theatrical film debut in the lead role in adventure drama movie, Napoleon and Samantha.

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3. Jodie Foster studied at the Lycee Francais de Los Angeles, which is a French-language preparatory school.

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4. Jodie Foster lives in a Spanish style villa in Los Angeles, California.

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5. Jodie Foster has a net worth estimated at a whopping $100 million.

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6. Jodie Foster enrolled in Yale University and continued to make films on vacations.

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7. Jodie Foster hit the big screens in the early 70s when she starred in the feature film Napoleon and Samantha (1972).

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8. Jodie Foster is a name that can never be forgotten in the movie industry.

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9. Jodie Foster was all of 13 years of age and won an Oscar nomination for the supporting role.

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10. Jodie Foster was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on May 4, 2016.

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11. Jodie Foster has an estimated net worth of $100 million.

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12. Jodie Foster has often been cited as one of the best actresses of her generation.

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13. Jodie Foster graduated from Yale in 1985 with a degree in literature.

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14. Jodie Foster was born on November 19, 1962 in Los Angeles.

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15. Jodie Foster directed episodes of a number of television series as well, including Tales from the Darkside, Orange Is the New Black, and House of Cards.

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16. In 2011 Jodie Foster directed and appeared in The Beaver, a drama about a depressed man who finds a remedy of sorts in a hand puppet.

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17. In 1997 Jodie Foster starred in Contact, an adaptation of the science-fiction novel by Carl Sagan.

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18. Jodie Foster moved to New Haven and tried to contact her, both through letters and by phone.

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19. Jodie Foster finally made her return to the big screen in Contact, a science fiction film based on a novel by Carl Sagan and directed by Robert Zemeckis.

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20. Jodie Foster received largely positive reviews and won Academy, Golden Globe, and BAFTA awards for her portrayal of Starling; Silence won five Academy Awards overall, becoming one of the few films to win in all main categories.

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21. In 1988, Jodie Foster made her debut as a director with the episode "Do Not Open This Box" for the horror anthology series Tales from the Darkside, and in August appeared in the coming of age romantic drama Stealing Home opposite Mark Harmon.

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22. Jodie Foster acted in another film nominated for the Palme d'Or in 1976, Bugsy Malone.

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23. Jodie Foster has Irish roots, with ancestry that can be traced back to County Cork.

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24. Jodie Foster had three sons from an earlier marriage before marrying Brandy in Las Vegas in 1953.

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25. Jodie Foster was a Yale University graduate, a decorated US Air Force lieutenant colonel, and a real estate broker.

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26. Jodie Foster made her debut as a film director the same year with Little Man Tate, and founded her own production company, Egg Pictures, in 1992.

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27. Jodie Foster seems to let her acting doing the talking for her.

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28. In April 2014, Jodie Foster married actress and photographer Alexandra Hedison.

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29. In October 1991, Jodie Foster released her first feature film as a director, Little Man Tate, a drama about a child prodigy who struggles to come to terms with being different.

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30. Jodie Foster was a gifted child who learned to read at the age of three.

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31. In 1992, Jodie Foster won Best Actress for her role as Clarice Starling in The Silence of the Lambs, which went on to win Best Picture—the only horror film to be bestowed with the prestigious.

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