Real Name: Alicia Christian Foster
Was Born: November 19, 1962. Los Angeles, California United States
Bio: Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster
is an Oscar-winning American actress and director. Foster was born to Lucius
Foster and Brandy Almond in Los Angeles, California, where she attended an exclusive
prep school, the de Los Angeles, before going on to Yale University, where she
earned a B.A. in literature, graduating magna cum laude in 1985. Foster has
made more than 100 appearances in film and television since the age of five.
She began her career at age two in a television commercial as the Coppertone
Girl. She debuted as a television actress in a 1969 episode of Mayberry R.F.D.,
and in film in the 1970 TV movie Menace on the Mountain. She appeared in several
Disney movies, including Napoleon and Samantha (1972), One Little Indian (1973),
Freaky Friday (1976), and Candleshoe (1977). She also co-starred with Christopher
Connelly in the 1974 TV series version of Paper Moon...