Jodie Foster

1962 - Today

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Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster (born November 19, 1962) is an American actress, director, and producer. Regarded as one of the best actresses of her generation, 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 18,567,934 page views. Her biography is available in 92 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 89 in 2019). Jodie Foster is the 269th most popular actor (up from 273rd in 2019), the 523rd most popular biography from United States (up from 543rd in 2019) and the 142nd 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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  • 74.35

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 92

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  • 6.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.21

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Jodie Foster ranks 269 out of 10,030Before her are Silvana Mangano, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kris Jenner, Thespis, William Holden, and Michael Landon. After her are Richard Widmark, Giuliano Gemma, Tyrone Power, Farrah Fawcett, Dwayne Johnson, and Ed Harris.

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Among people born in 1962, Jodie Foster ranks 8Before her are Tom Cruise, Jim Carrey, Ruud Gullit, Cliff Burton, Frank Rijkaard, and Demi Moore. After her are Nicolás Maduro, Ralph Fiennes, Abdullah II of Jordan, Steve Irwin, Olga Tokarczuk, and David Fincher.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jodie Foster ranks 523 out of 15,968Before her are Babe Ruth (1895), Jim Jones (1931), Michael Landon (1936), Lou Reed (1942), Frank Herbert (1920), and Ellen G. White (1827). After her are Richard Widmark (1914), Michael Porter (1947), Howard Hawks (1896), Tyrone Power (1914), Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811), and Farrah Fawcett (1947).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jodie Foster ranks 142Before her are Bill Murray (1950), George Peppard (1928), Michelle Pfeiffer (1958), Kris Jenner (1955), William Holden (1918), and Michael Landon (1936). After her are Richard Widmark (1914), Tyrone Power (1914), Farrah Fawcett (1947), Dwayne Johnson (1972), Ed Harris (1950), and Ryan O'Neal (1941).

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