|TV and Movie Trivia Tribute|
|Born:||19 November 1962||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Known As:||Clarice Starling||"The Silence of the Lambs" (1991)|
|Trivia:||Jodie Foster speaks French fluently.|
|As a youngster, was mauled by a lion and carried briefly in its|
mouth during outdoor shooting of a commercial.
|Made her acting debut in a Coppertone suntan lotion|
commercial when she was 3 years old.
|Enjoys kickboxing, yoga, karate, aerobics, and weightlifting.|
|Collects fancy kitchenware and black & white photos.|
|(1976) Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1976"|
in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 28.
|Second choice to play Princess Leia Organa in "Star Wars" (1977).|
(Role went to Carrie Fisher)
|Graduated in 1980 as the class valedictorian from the private|
academy Lycée Français in Los Angeles.
|Majored in literature at Yale; graduated magna cum laude in 1985.|
|(1989) Won the Best Actress in a Leading Role Oscar for: "The Accused" (1988).|
|(1992) Won the Best Actress in a Leading Role Oscar for: "The Silence|
of the Lambs" (1991).
|(October 1997) Ranked #18 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top|
100 Movie Stars of All Time" list.
|(1997) Received an honorary Doctorate from Yale University.|
|(2013) Won a Cecil B. DeMille Award (Golden Globes, USA).|
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|Filmography:||The Internet Movie Database||Jodie Foster Filmography.|
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