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Jodie Foster

1962 - Today

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Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster (born November 19, 1962) is an American actress and filmmaker. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards, three British Academy Film Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and the honorary Cecil B. DeMille Award. For her work as a director, she has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jodie Foster has received more than 21,295,379 page views. Her biography is available in 98 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 92 in 2019). Jodie Foster is the 213th most popular actor (up from 269th in 2019), the 395th most popular biography from United States (up from 523rd in 2019) and the 106th most popular American Actor.

Jodie Foster is most famous for her role as a child prostitute in the 1976 film Taxi Driver. She has also starred in other films such as The Silence of the Lambs, The Accused, and Panic Room.

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  • 21M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.09

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 98

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.43

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Jodie Foster ranks 213 out of 9,996Before her are Kurt Russell, Nicole Kidman, Kevin Costner, Jeff Bridges, Shirley Temple, and Peter Ustinov. After her are Michael Clarke Duncan, Dianne Wiest, Franco Nero, Pola Negri, Aishwarya Rai, and Patrick Stewart.

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Among people born in 1962, Jodie Foster ranks 3Before her are Tom Cruise and Jim Carrey. After her are Mohammed Omar, Cliff Burton, Frank Rijkaard, Ralph Fiennes, Ruud Gullit, Nicolás Maduro, Demi Moore, David Fincher, and Steve Irwin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jodie Foster ranks 395 out of 18,182Before her are Sarah Vaughan (1924), Gertrude B. Elion (1918), Jerome Bruner (1915), Carroll Shelby (1923), Shirley Temple (1928), and Henry Clay (1777). After her are Brian De Palma (1940), Michael Clarke Duncan (1957), Dianne Wiest (1946), Paul Ekman (1934), Sydney Pollack (1934), and Franklin Pierce (1804).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jodie Foster ranks 106Before her are Kathy Bates (1948), Kurt Russell (1951), Nicole Kidman (1967), Kevin Costner (1955), Jeff Bridges (1949), and Shirley Temple (1928). After her are Michael Clarke Duncan (1957), Dianne Wiest (1946), Paul Walker (1973), Julia Roberts (1967), Dwayne Johnson (1972), and Harold Ramis (1944).

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