fictional characters The Greatest Characters Played by Jodie Foster, Ranked  

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This list contains information on the best characters played by Jodie Foster ranked from best to worst by user votes. The top Jodie Foster characters come in many forms. Some compelling Foster roles personify intensity while other iconic Foster characters are cool, calm, and collected. A few great Jodie Foster characters are even action stars.

Which Jodie Foster roles are the best? Clarice Starling has to be near the top of the list. As a novice FBI agent hunting down a serial killer, Starling found an unlikely ally in the convicted cannibal Hannibal Lecter. Foster even took home the Oscar for Best Actress for her performance in The Silence of the Lambs. Foster also received critical acclaim for her performance as the young prostitute, Iris, in Taxi Driver.

Jodie Foster has directed herself in several films including Little Man Tate (Dede Tate) and The Beaver (Meredith Black). Other great characters played by Jodie Foster include Meg Altman in Panic Room and Sarah Tobias in The Accused.

Which Jodie Foster role is your favorite? Give the best characters a thumbs up and please add any great Jodie Foster performances we may have missed.

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Sarah Tobias is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Characters Played by Jodie Foster, Ranked
Sarah Tobias The Accused

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Clarice Starling is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Characters Played by Jodie Foster, Ranked
Clarice Starling The Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal, Silence! The Musical

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Iris is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Characters Played by Jodie Foster, Ranked
Iris Taxi Driver

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Dede Tate is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Characters Played by Jodie Foster, Ranked
Dede Tate Little Man Tate

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Anna Leonowens is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Characters Played by Jodie Foster, Ranked
Anna Anna and the King

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Dr. Eleanor Ann

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Meg Altman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Characters Played by Jodie Foster, Ranked
Meg Altman Panic Room

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Penelope Longstreet is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Characters Played by Jodie Foster, Ranked
Penelope Longstreet Carnage

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Annabel Andrews is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Characters Played by Jodie Foster, Ranked
Annabel Andrews / Mrs. Ellen Andrews Freaky Friday - Freaky Friday

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Alexandra Rover is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Characters Played by Jodie Foster, Ranked
Alexandra Rover Nim's Island

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Meredith Black is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Characters Played by Jodie Foster, Ranked
Meredith Black The Beaver

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Sister Assumpta is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Characters Played by Jodie Foster, Ranked
Sister Assumpta The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys

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Kyle Pratt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Characters Played by Jodie Foster, Ranked
Kyle Pratt Flightplan

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Madeleine White is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Characters Played by Jodie Foster, Ranked
Madeleine White Inside Man

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Erica Bain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Characters Played by Jodie Foster, Ranked
Erica Bain The Brave One

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Defense Secretary Delacourt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Characters Played by Jodie Foster, Ranked
Defense Secretary Delacourt Elysium