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Gloria Foster

1933-11-15 Chicago, Illinois, USA

Image of Gloria Foster


Gloria Foster (November 15, 1933 – September 29, 2001) was an American actress, most known for her stage performances both on and off Broadway, including her acclaimed roles in plays In White America and Having Our Say, winning three Obie Awards during her career. In films, she was perhaps best known as the Oracle in The Matrix (1999) and The Matrix Reloaded (2003), the latter film being her last. Gloria Foster also played the role of the mother of Yusef Bell in the mini series The Atlanta Child Murders which aired in 1985.


The Matrix Resurrections Oracle (archive footage) (uncredited) 2021-12-16
A History of God The Voice of History 2005-04-26
The Matrix Reloaded Oracle 2003-05-15
The Matrix Oracle 1999-03-30
City of Hope Jeanette 1991-10-11
Separate But Equal Vivian 'Buster' Marshall 1991-04-07
Leonard Part 6 Medusa Johnson 1987-12-18
The House of Dies Drear Sheila Small 1984-06-01
Top Secret Judith 1978-06-03
To All My Friends On Shore Serena Blue 1972-02-25
Man and Boy Ivy Revers 1971-06-23
The Angel Levine Sally 1970-07-28
The Comedians Mrs. Philipot 1967-10-31
Nothing But a Man Lee 1964-12-27
The Cool World Duke's Mom 1963-09-02