Jodie Foster, winner of many Academy Awards, is a doting mother to her son Charles Bernard Foster, the eldest of the two kids she has with her ex-girlfriend Cydney Bernard.
Jodie Foster, an accomplished actress and filmmaker, is the mother of Charles Bernard Foster, whom she welcomed into the world as a result of her 15-year relationship with producer Cydney Bernard. It seems that Jodie Foster’s kid has inherited her passion for the stage and cinema.
Charles, the actress’s eldest kid, has spent his whole life in the entertainment industry, and he and his mother are often seen attending red-carpet events together as proud parents. There is reason to believe that Charles will take after his mother in terms of his career choice.
Even though Jodie Foster was only a toddler at the time, she had previously co-starred in the legendary classic “Taxi Driver” with performers such as Robert De Niro. She went on to win two Academy Awards for best actress for her performance in the films “The Silence of the Lambs” with Anthony Hopkins and “The Accused” with Kelly McGillis. Both of these films starred Kelly McGillis.
She began modeling when she was a baby and was featured in a Coppertone commercial when she was just 3 years old. She was born in Los Angeles on November 19, 1962. By the time she was 12, she had been nominated for an Academy Award; yet, in contrast to the fortunes of a large number of child actors, Jodie’s career continued to flourish.
Jodie gave birth to her first son, Charles, when she was 37 years old. As Charles has gotten older, fans have become accustomed to seeing the boy accompanying his mom on red-carpet appearances and events, as well as out and about in Los Angeles on mother-son walks or bonding over iced coffee. Jodie gave birth to Charles at the age of 37.
Charles’s enthusiasm in acting and the theater has increased to a greater extent as he has become older. Because the actress was aware of how challenging it can be to come of age in the public eye, she never pushed her son to pursue a career in acting when he was younger. After he has his college degree, Jodie intends to continue supporting his passion. She said:
“The oldest one in my family is really interested in improv. He is a very remarkable artist.”
It will be fascinating to find out if Charles’ love of the stage and the silver screen will inspire him to pursue a career as an actor or to follow in his mother’s footsteps and become a director. We shall keep an eye out for the Foster family’s second generation in Hollywood.
In 1993, when Jodie was working on the Civil War drama “Sommersby” with Richard Gere, she was introduced to the film’s producer, Cydney Bernard. After falling in love with one other, the two ladies gave birth to their first child, Charles, in 1998.
Although there have been speculations circulating that Hollywood mogul Randy Stone is Charles’ father, Jodie has never acknowledged such allegations. Charles was conceived via in vitro fertilization. She allegedly promised that she would divulge the name of Charles’ father on the occasion of his 21st birthday.
Even though Cydney and Jodie’s relationship ended in 2008, they continue to be loving co-parents to their sons and split custody of them. During her emotional acceptance speech at the Golden Globes in 2013, Jodie revealed that she is a lesbian. In her speech, she paid respect to Cydney Bernard.
“Thank you, Cyd. I have a lot of pride for our contemporary family, especially for our two beautiful kids, Charlie and Kit, who are the reason I can continue to live and grow.”
When Charles was three years old in 2001, his mother bestowed upon him the most wonderful gift imaginable: a newborn brother. On September 29, little Kit was brought into the world, exactly one month before his due date. Fans were taken aback when they learned that the actress was expecting a child for a second time.
However, the actress, who grew up with three full siblings and three half-siblings, desired for her kid to have a younger sibling of his own to share his childhood with. Charles and his brother have a strong relationship, as seen by the many photographs taken of them beside their mother at various red-carpet events.