Jodie Foster is an exemplary and world-renowned actress, producer, and director, who has made a name for herself in the movie industry.
The 58-year-old started out like many other actors in the industry, but proved to anyone who cared to know that she has all it takes to remain in the limelight.
Watching Foster on the big screens, nit only brings excitement to fans, but also lets them know how great of a role model she is.
For all this and more, the actress is set to be honored with a special award in a few weeks time. Find out more details below.
According to an official report from Festival de Cannes, Foster will receive an honorary award called Palme d’Or in June. Also, she will make an appearance at the event as a special guest of the opening ceremony.
The actress is has been singled out for her outstanding career achievements; in acting and admin, and strong will to solve significant issues.
Other incredible superstars who have been given this honor include; Alain Delon, Agnès Varda, Jeanne Moreau, Bernardo Bertolucci, Jane Fonda, Manoel de Oliveira, Jean-Pierre Léaud, and Jean-Paul Belmondo.
More From Cannes Film Festival
The Cannes Film Festival, was initially called International Film Festival, until it was revised in 2003. This organization was founded in 1946, and has is known as one of the few important events in the world that uses ‘invitation only’ strategies.
The annual event is hosted every year in Cannes, France, and works to review films from all over the world including documentaries, to determine which celebrity or group is worthy of the award.
This year, luckily, Foster ranked number one on that list and everyone is happy for her.
How Did Jodie Foster Start Out?
Alicia Christian Jodie Foster was born on November 19, 1962, in Los Angeles, California.
She first started off as a child model, but transformed into acting in 1968, when she landed her first acting debut in a television sitcom titled “Mayberry R.F.D.” After a few years on television shows and series, she finally earned her film debut in Disney’s “Napoleon and Samantha.”
Over the years, Foster has shown agility, poise and dedication to every project that she was involved in. This no doubt shows that she is an incredible addition to the film industry.
Jodie Foster Now!
Foster kicked off her directing and producing career in the early 20002, and though she have faced a career setback, she was determined to make the best out of her work.
In 2010, the “Inside Man” actress decided to focus her energy on directing, which has been very successful, to say the least.
She directed movies and series like “The Beaver,” “Lesbian Request Denied,” “Orange Is the New Black,” “House of Card,” and many more. In 2020, she was the director for a science fiction drama titled “Tales from the Loop.”