She worked as a publicist for film producer , until focusing on managing the acting careers of Buddy and Jodie.
Foster later named the role one of her favorites.
Turner-Smith received praise for her performance, however critics were less complimentary about the series' writing and plot.
After its release, Foster did not appear in any new releases until 1980, the year she turned eighteen.
After Nell 1994 , Foster appeared in no new film releases until 1997 , a science fiction film based on a novel by and directed by.
Foster also acted in another film nominated for the Palme d'Or in 1976,.