January 14, 2013 |
Jodie Foster's winding, emotional acceptance speech upon receiving the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes was one of the show's standout moments. The six-and-a-half-minute oration, in which Foster addressed her sexuality, her privacy, her career and her family, seemed to draw a unanimous reaction at first: one of sheer surprise. After the initial shock subsided, two big questions hung in the air. Had Foster come out as gay? And had she announced her retirement?
November 1, 2012 |
Actress and director Jodie Foster will receive the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.'s 2013 Cecil B. DeMille Award, the group announced Thursday morning. "Jodie is a multi-talented woman that has achieved immeasurable amounts of success and will continue to do so in her career," HFPA President Aida Takla-O'Reilly said in a statement. The award, named after the legendary producer-director of such classic films as "The Greatest Show on Earth" and "The Ten Commandments," is given annually to "talented individuals who have made an incredible impact on the world of entertainment.
HOME & GARDEN
April 28, 2011 |
Actress Jodie Foster has listed her Beverly Hills compound for sale at $9,975,000, the Multiple Listing Service shows. The main house, with seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms, was built in 1949. Climbing vines and red brick accents give the home an East Coast vibe. Encompassing nearly an acre of land, the compound includes a tennis court, a swimming pool and a guesthouse. Foster, 48, began working in commercials and television as a child. The actress-producer-director won Oscars for her roles in "The Accused" (1988)
June 13, 2013 |
Academy Award-winning actress Jodie Foster has listed her home in Hollywood Hills West for $6.399 million. The Spanish-style house, built in 1935, features a step-down living room with a cathedral ceiling, a screening room, a study, a courtyard swimming pool, five bedrooms, six bathrooms and 6,060 square feet of living space. PHOTOS: Grandest pool around? Malibu has it Foster, 50, gained recognition for her starring role in “Taxi Driver” (1978) at age 13. She won Oscars for “The Accused” (1989)
July 16, 2012 |
Kristen Stewart has come a long way since her "Panic Room" days. Just ask her former costar Jodie Foster, a newcomer to last weekend's Comic-Con International in San Diego. "[Kristen] really should've given me some tips" on dealing with screaming fans, the actress told "Access Hollywood. " Foster was there to promote her own flick, "Elysium," costarring Matt Damon. Foster said Stewart was "absolutely brilliant" in "Snow White and the Huntsman" and was happy to reflect on her former costar, who was only 12 years old when she played Foster's daughter in the 2001 thriller.
January 14, 2013 |
Jodie Foster's spellbinding, 6½ minute speech at the Golden Globes was moving to some, confusing to others, and certainly unforgettable. She referenced her sexuality, her privacy, the road ahead, and her ailing mother. Mel Gibson cheered her on. Her children smiled for the cameras. She gave a shout out to Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. members by name, then said hi to the tables at the back of the room, and even went to sit with them later. Foster, 50, was receiving the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award, for a career spanning more than four decades.