Jodie Foster's Mother Evelyn "Brandy" Foster Dies At 90
Jodie Foster’ Mother Evelyn “Brandy” Foster, Who Managed Her Daughter’s Career From Her Child Prodigy Years To Two Academy Awards, Has Died At The Age Of 90. Her Family Has Confirmed Her Death News.
- Evelyn “Brandy” Foster has died at the age of 90.
- Brandy Foster passed away peacefully at her Los Angeles home on Monday, 13th May.
- Brandy died due to the complications from dementia.
- Her daughters Jodie, Constance, Lucinda, and son Bud announced the news death news in a statement.
American actress Jodie Foster’s mother Brandy Foster passed away peacefully at her Los Angeles home on Monday, 13th May due to the complications from dementia. She was 90 years old.
Her daughters Jodie, Constance, Lucinda, and son Bud announced the news death news in a statement. Her children admitted that Brandy was the strongest person of the family has ever met. They added claiming their mother as the champion, fighter, full of fire, and love.
The statement furthermore said:
No one could beat her style, all five feet tall with naturally 'cork screw' hair. Her family will remember those dimple smiles and big hugs and well placed four letter words.
The native of Rockford, Illinois, Brandy came to California working as a touring big-band singer and even worked briefly for a Hollywood publicist.
During her 30s, as a single mother, she started managing her third child Bud’s career who then was went by Buddy and was widely known for his regular role in Andy Griffith Show’s spinoff, Mayberry RFD.
Brandy’ youngest child, Jodie started her acting career at the age of three appearing in commercials. She was then demanding manager for her daughter, creating moves that some questioned her playing a child prostitute at the age of fourteen in Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver.
Brandy wanted her daughter out of the child actor rut, and it worked well as she had grabbed first of four Oscar nominations eventually leading to start an elite adult career.