She’s had one truly brilliant career to date and I’m sure there’s more brilliance to come from JODIE FOSTER.

The incredible JODIE FOSTER has had quite an acting career to date with a range of truly iconic performances. Here are just a few of them:

As Tallulah the sassy moll in a speakeasy she made a huge impression on Alan Parker’s musical Bugsy Malone

As Iris in her huge brimmed hat, she’s made Robert De Niro stop in his tracks in Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver

As the young FBI agent Clarice Starling, she came face to face with two serial killers in Jonathan Demme’s The Silence of the Lambs – and won her first ‘Best Actress’ Oscar

Jodie Foster in The Silence of the Lambs

Jodie Foster in The Silence of the Lambs

As Sarah Tobias, she brought her violent assailants to justice in Jonathan Kaplan’s The Accused – winning her second ‘Best Actress’ Oscar

As Meg Altman, she’s been the fearless mother protecting her daughter from intruders in David Fincher’s Panic Room

And as Kyle Pratt, she will not stop until she finds her missing daughter aboard a transatlantic plane in Robert Schwentke’s Flightplan

One of the great and most dynamic American actresses, FOSTER’s illustrious screen career is profiled in the latest entry in David Thomson’s fantastic series Biographical Dictionary of Film:

the brilliant career of Ms. Foster