Storied Actress to Accept Award in Upstate New York, Can You Meet Her?
Actress Jodie Foster is headed to Upstate New York to add another award to her metaphorical mantle of career accolades. The legendary big-screen performer will be appearing George Eastman Museum to accept an award that's given out every year, one which honors an actor or actress and their legacy in the cinematic arts.
We have the latest details on Foster's appearance, and how you can be a part of it.
Jodie Foster to Appear in Upstate New York to Accept Acting Award
A story from New York Upstate shared news that actress Jodie Foster will be coming to Upstate New York, and specifically the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, to accept the 2023 George Eastman Award.
The ceremony will take place on May 25, 2023 at 8PM at the museum. Tickets for the event can be purchased here, which per the report, will feature the ceremony itself, a conversation with the actress, a career retrospective piece and a post-ceremony gala.
The award has been given out since 1955, and aims to recognize the biggest names in cinema for their contributions both on-screen and off. Here are a few of the notable award winners from past years:
- 2019: Julia Roberts
- 2016: Michael Keaton
- 1994: Martin Scorsese
- 1978: James Stewart and Willard Van Dyke
- 1965: Fred Astaire
Some of the most influential people in Hollywood have won the Eastman Award, and Jodie Foster is set to join that list of winners later this month.
Foster's acting career began when she was just three years old, appearing in a Coppertone commercial in 1965. Her first official acting credit came in 1969, when she appeared in an episode of The Doris Day Show.
From that time on, Foster emerged as one of the prominent leading actresses of a generation. She played prominent roles in such movies as Taxi Driver, The Silence of the Lambs, The Accused, Contact, Panic Room and more.
Among her many awards and career accolades, she's won two Academy Awards, three British Academy Film Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and the honorary Cecil B. DeMille Award. For her work as a director, she was also nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award.
Now, she's heading to Upstate New York this May to add another prestigious award to her resume.