Foster wins the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her portrayal of F.B.I. detective Clarice Starling in Jonathan Demme’s Silence of the Lambs. Michael Douglass presents the award.
. . . . Thank you. And thank the Academy for embracing such an incredibly strong and beautiful feminist hero that I am so proud of. Thank you very much. Mike and Carol, you won the bet. Right on!