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Jodie Foster
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Foster, Jodie Gender: F
Foster, Alicia Christina
born on 19 November 1962 at 08:14 (= 08:14 AM )
Place Los Angeles CA, USA, 34n04, 118w15
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wilsons
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 26°51' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 03°22 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 17°55'


American actress with TV commercials from age three and a vet of various TV series that included shots in "My Three Sons," "Gunsmoke," "Ironsides" and "The Partridge Family." Her androgyny blonde looks and deep voice were seen in small film roles before her first starring vehicle as a 12-year-old child prostitute in "Taxi Driver." Foster's early experience included Disney films and European films. At the age of nine, she was mauled by a lion on the set of a Disney film, "Napoleon and Samantha." He picked her up in his mouth and shook her like a rabbit. When the trainer order the beast to put her down, she was rushed to the hospital where she was given shots and stitches for puncture wounds. She made her own choice to return to the film.

Foster won Oscars as Best Actress on 3/29/1989 for her role of a rape survivor in "The Accused," and as an FBI trainee in "The Silence of the Lambs," 1991.

When Foster was born, her parents were already separated and she was raised by her mom with supportive approval. The youngest of four kids, she had an eclectic and unconventional upbringing, exposed to Hollywood from youth due to her mom's job with a movie producer. When her brother Buddy tried out for a TV commercial, she stole the scene at three, leading to other roles. By 1970 she was working consistently on various shows and by 1974, honing her acting skills with performances that were intelligent and hard edged. Her performance in "Taxi Driver" won her an Oscar nomination.

Making an effort to be a "normal" teen, Foster enrolled in Yale University in 1981. She graduated magna cum laude in 1985 with a B.A. in literature. Her attempt to have privacy during her education was interrupted by the unwelcome attention of an admirer, a stalker-type fan, John Hinckley Jr. On 3/30/1981, he made an attempt to assassinate President Reagan after writing a series of love letters to Foster.

Foster took on the role of director with "Little Man Tate" in 1993 and the following year, created her own production company, Egg Pictures. The company's first release was "Nell" for which she received another Best Actress Oscar nomination.

In 1976, she again received unwelcome publicity when her brother Buddy published an unauthorized biography, "Foster Child," in which she charged that she abused drugs and was "probably a lesbian." She remarked that Buddy had left home at nine and the book was "a cheap cry for attention and money." She has always guarded her privacy and normalcy.

In 1998, Foster announced her pregnancy but would not discuss the ways and means. On July 20, she gave birth to a son, Charles. She is finding plenty of support in raising Charles with her friend, Cydney Bernard. Her production company was thriving with several films in the works and she came in at No. 40 on the Premiere magazine list of Hollywood's 100 Most Powerful People, the highest ranking woman.

On 9/29/2001 Foster, 38, gave birth to a six-lb.-three-oz. boy, Kit Foster, in Los Angeles. As with her older son Charles, three, the Oscar winner will not identify the child's father.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • child relationship with Foster, Kit (born 29 September 2001)


  • Social : Great Publicity 30 March 1981 (Hinckley Jr stalked President; wrote her love letters)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Prize 1991 (Oscar as Best Actress)
  • Social : Secrets revealed 1976 (Brother Buddy said she was lesbian)
  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 20 July 1998 (Son Charles born, unnamed father)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Social : Great Publicity 5 March 1998 (Announced pregnancy)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1994 (Acclaimed film "Nell")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1991 (Film "Little Man Tate")
  • Health : Job related injury 1972 (Mauled by a lion on a movie set)
  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 29 September 2001 (Second son born)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from the Wilsons


  • Notable : Awards : Oscar (Two)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Child performer (Early TV and small film roles)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Profiles Of Women
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Commericials, age three)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner (Film production company)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Financial success in field
  • Traits : Personality : Private
  • Notable : Famous : Other Famous (Named most powerful woman in Hollywood 1998)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One son)
  • Family : Childhood : Order of birth (Fourth of four)
  • Family : Parenting : Extraordinarily nurturing (Of son and nieces and nephews)
  • Family : Childhood : Parent, Single or Step (Dad deserted family before she was born)
  • Family : Parenting : Birthing - Unusual (Did not name her son's father)
  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (B.A. from Yale, magna cum laude)
  • Traits : Personality : Night Owl (BA from Yale)
  • Traits : Mind : I.Q. high/ Mensa level (Mensa level: Yale magna cum laude)
  • Family : Parenting : Hardship-Little spousal support (No father on the scene for her sons)
  • Traits : Body : Other body (Androgyne looks and voice)