From child star to the director's chair: Jodie Foster's career highlights
Jodie Foster turns 59 today
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Jodie Foster began her professional career as a child model and actress before achieving global fame in Martin Scorsese's seminal picture 'Taxi Driver.' Soon afterwards, she successfully transitioned into adult roles, appearing in a string of equally successful movies including 'The Accused' and 'Silence of the Lambs.' A two-time Oscar winner, Foster is also an accomplished film director, a role she's focusing more and more on these days.
Click on the following gallery for a celebration of the life and work of one of cinema's most gifted, creative, and intelligent individuals.
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