Three years later, Foster appeared alongside Terrence Howard in The Brave One, another thriller, this time directed by Neil Jordan.
Personal Life: Jodie Foster has been estranged from her elder brother Buddy for several years.
Jodie Foster's second Academy Award came for her role as the FBI agent Clarice Starling, in The Silence of the Lambs, playing opposite Anthony Hopkins as the imprisoned cannibal Hannibal Lecter.
Foster's directorial debut came in 1991, when she helmed the acclaimed drama Little Man Tate.
However, some of her first post-Taxi Driver films were not a success, such as Foxes, Stealing Home and Five Corners.