She also had a cameo on the '90s TV show “Melrose Place” as Dr. The couple reportedly called it quits due to De Generes' blossoming relationship with “Arrested Development” actress Portia de Rossi. Foster has two children with Cydney Bernard, Charles and Kit.
The two split after 20 years together in 2008, but when she accepted her Cecil B.
Foster had never directly spoken about her sexual orientation, barring one instance – her speech at last year’s Golden Globes where she said she did her “coming out 1,000 years ago”.
The acclaimed actress has featured in movies like “Taxi Driver”, “Silence Of The Lambs” and “The Accused”.
Her confidence and down to earth personality had earned her many friends and admirers.