Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role 1989
Plays Character That Is Related To The Sex Trade Industry
Iris Steensma in Taxi Driver 1976
Oscar Nominated For Playing A Prostitute
Jodie Foster has twice been awarded the Best Actress Oscar. And twice she has played a prostitute. With her first win, we will focus on her first prostitute role. She plays Iris Steensma, the underage hooker in the film classic Taxi Driver. In regards to her character, Robert DeNiro character spends most of their screen time attempting to persuade Iris to quit turning trick and go back home to her parents.
Watch clip of the film “Taxi Driver”
Jodie has played more than one hooker role on film.
Go to Jodie Foster The Silence of the Lambs 1992 to read her other prostitute role.
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