Alexandra Hedison is an accomplished American photographer as well as an actress. Her works have been exhibited in museums and galleries all over the world and she has also received several honours. Hedison is also better known as the wife of one of the most accomplished women that Hollywood has ever seen – Jodie foster. She and the Oscar-winning actress have been together since 2013 and are waxing strong.
Alexandra Hedison Bio (Age)
Alexandra Mary Hedison was born on the 10th of July 1969 in Los Angeles, California. Her mother’s name is Bridget while her father’s name is David Hedison. Her dad, David, is an accomplished TV, film and stage actor. During his heydays, he appeared in several TV series such as Five Fingers and Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea. He also featured in several movies including two Bond films, Live and Let Die and Licence to Kill. The photographer also has a sister named Serena who is an editor and producer. Alexandra Hedison grew up in Hollywood and completed her elementary and high school education there. She thereafter obtained a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Purchase in 1989. She also obtained another degree from the University of California Los Angeles in 1992.
Alexandra Hedison is an accomplished fine art photographer. Her work explores connections between the individual and the landscape, be it architectural or natural. This, therefore, leads to a geometry that creates an architectural composition; thereby linking her work to medium-specific modernity that reinforces the strength of her observations of contemporary life. Hedison has received several honours in the course of her career. They include The Williams Art Foundation Residency Program at Pourrieres, France, as well as a 2008 sponsorship from Barclays Capital. Alexandra Hedison has also exhibited her works all over the world, both in group and solo exhibitions.
Some of her solo exhibitions are;
Elements at White Room Gallery Los Angeles in 2004.
Rebuilding at White Room Gallery Los Angles in 2005;
Ithaka at Santa Monica in 2009, New York in 2008 and London in 2008;
In The Woods at London in 2010;
Everybody Knows this is nowhere at Beverly Hills in 2012 and Portugal in 2016;
In Between at Los Angeles, Paris and London in 2018;
Her group exhibitions are as follows;
The 2002 Summer Exhibition at The Rose Gallery Santa Monica;
2013 Exhibition of Paintings, Sculpture and Photographs at Diane Rosenstein Fine Art Los Angeles;
2018 Talk to Me 25th Anniversary Exhibition at The Von Lintel Gallery Los Angeles;
The 2018 Paris Art Fair at Grand Palais, Paris.
Family of Jodie Foster’s Wife
Hedison is married to actress/filmmaker – Jodie Foster. Foster commenced her career as a child before making a successful transition to adult acting. She has appeared in highly-acclaimed movies such as Taxi Driver, The Accused, The Silence of the Lambs, Flight Plan, The Brave One, Carnage and Elysium. She has also received several awards in the course of her career including two Academy Awards for best actress, in 1989 and 1992. Foster also received two BAFTAs for best leading actress and in 2013, she was honoured with the Cecil D. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award.
Alexandra Hedison and Foster first commenced their relationship in the summer of 2013. They subsequently tied the knot in April 2014. The couple is a very private duo and there are no elaborate details about how they met or their wedding ceremony. This is not surprising since Foster is notoriously private about her personal life. One can however not fault the actress for this as she has been in the spotlight since childhood and once had a deadly stalker trailing her. Hedison and her wife do not have any kids together. However, Foster has two sons named Christopher and Charlie. They are the product of her 15 years relationship with her former partner, Cydney Bernard.
Alexandra Hedison is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m) tall and her weight is given as 62 kg or 137 lbs. The renowned photographer also has brown hair and hazel-colored eyes. Hedison boasts of an enviable physique for someone of her age. Even though her lithe frame is most likely as a result of good old natural genes, there is no doubt that she must be maintaining it through a healthy lifestyle and diet.
Alexandra Hedison’s Net Worth
Alexandra Hedison has a net worth of $1.5 million. Her modest fortune stems from her career earnings over the years. Apart from photography, Hedison is also an actress and has garnered small parts in several movies. They include Sleep with Me, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, The Hard Truth, Melrose Palace, Max is Missing, The Rich Man’s Wife, L.A. Firefighters, Tomorrow Never Dies, Any Day Now, Prey, Blackout Effect, Seven Days, Nash Bridges, and The L Word. Hedison is also a director and has directed an animation titled In the Dog House. She equally directed the 2005 documentary, The Making of Suit Yourself.