Jodie Foster will receive the Cecil B. De Mille for lifetime achievement. She will be honored at the 70th Golden Globe Awards in January 2013.
“Jodie is a multifaceted woman that has achieved immeasurable amounts of success and will continue to do so in her career said HFPA president Dr. Aida Takla O’Reilly, at a press conference today (Nov. 1). HFPA is the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Foster is a two time Golden Globe winner. In 1989 she won for actress in "The Accused" and nabbed another in 1992 for "The Silence of the Lambs." "Her ambition, exuberance and grace have helped pave the way for budding artists in this business," added O'Reilly.
She was born in Los Angeles and has worked in show business for most of her life. Her bio notes: Jodie Foster began her career at age three, appearing as “The Coppertone Girl” in the television commercial. She then went on to become a regular on a number of television series, including “Mayberry RFD,” “The Courtship of Eddie’s Father,” “My Three Sons” and “Paper Moon.” She made her feature debut in "Napoleon and Samantha" when she was eight years old.