Jodie Foster Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 18 pages of information about the life of Jodie Foster.
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Authors and Artists for Young Adults on Jodie Foster

She is sitting high in Hollywood with a lifetime of work behind her, yet actress, movie director, and producer Jodie Foster still has a whole career ahead of her. She appeared first as a bare-bottomed three-year-old in a Coppertone suntan lotion commercial, and she has been in the public eye ever since. Foster was a child actor who got a typical start in commercials and episodic television, but took an atypical path to movie stardom. Plucky and boyish as a child--she played sidekick Becky Thatcher in Tom Sawyer when she might have easily played Tom--she left behind kiddie fare early, getting her first Oscar nomination for her portrayal at age twelve of a child prostitute. She has since become a disciplined, savvy, glamorous-when-she- wants-to-be Hollywood professional, known for the risky, dramatic roles she brings to life--rape victims, troubled adolescents, a struggling single mother, a stalker of serial killers...

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