Jodie Foster to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at 70th Golden Globes
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jodie Foster will be honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 70th AnnuAl Golden Globes ceremony. The award honors an actor/director's contributions to the world of entertainment. This year's event will take place on January 13th.
Foster has directed such films as Little Man Tate, Home For The Holidays and Beaver. She executive produced the 1998 Showtime telefilm The Baby Dance. The actress began her acting career in the 1976 film Taxi Driver for which she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1989, for playing a rape victim in The Accused.
In 1991, she starred in The Silence of the Lambs as Clarice Starling, a gifted FBI trainee, assisting in a hunt for a serial killer. Her performance received international acclaim and her second Academy Award for Best Actress. She received her fourth Academy Award nomination for playing a hermit in Nell (1994). Other popular films include Bugsy Malone (1976); Freaky Friday (1976); Candleshoe (1977) Maverick (1994); Contact (1997); Panic Room (2002); Flightplan (2005); Inside Man (2006); The Brave One (2007); Nim's Island (2008) and Carnage (2011), for which she received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy. She recently appeared in the big screen adaptation of Broadway's God of Carnage.