September 24, 2023



Happy birthday Jodie Foster, the star of Taxi Driver turns 60 – Cultura & Spettacoli

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Sixty candles for Jodie Foster. On Nov. 19, the star of Taxi Driver e The Silence of the Lambs celebrates 60 years but also 57 years of career, given that she entered the world of show business very early. At three years old he was already a star in advertising – her image, bare bottom, for the Coppertone solar commercial is part of popular culture – And she was only 12 when she received her first Oscar nomination for the role of a teenage prostitute in Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver.

Her booming film and television career never stopped her from studying: Foster graduated from Yale in 1985 and then began an equally effective career as an adult actress. In 1988 it arrives the first Oscarsfor the role of a waitress who is gang-raped in Under accusationwhile a second statuette was delivered to her in 1991, for the role of FBI agent Clarice Starling in The Silence of the Lambs.

In addition to being a successful actress, she has also become a director and producer over the years as well LGBT rights activist, albeit with his style, firm, authoritarian but not shouted. In 2021, al Cannes film festivalenthralled a full audience for over an hour with words like ‘rebirth’, ‘changes’ and ‘cultural transitions’, ‘The time is right,’ he said, ‘never before has Hollywood and the world of cinema c It’s an opportunity to assert yourself the possibility after years of struggles, to see everyone represented. It’s the right time, she repeats, to tell new stories because things have completely changed, the perspectives for women are completely different.”