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OTRC: Jodie Foster is married! Actress weds Alexandra Hedison

Jodie Foster walks with partner Alexandra Hedison in New York on Jan. 19, 2014. A spokesperson for the Oscar-winning actress told OTRC.com on April 23, 2014 that Foster wed Hedison the previous weekend. Hedison is a photographer, former 'L Word' star and ex-girlfriend of Ellen DeGeneres. / Jodie Foster appears at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California on Jan. 13, 2013. (Adam Nemser / Sara De Boer / Startraksphoto.com)

Jodie Foster recently wed partner Alexandra Hedison, more than a year after the Oscar-winning actress give what many believed to be a coming out speech at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards.

The 51-year-old and Hedison, a 44-year-old photographer and actress who played Dylan Moreland on "The L Word," tied the knot over the weekend, Foster's spokesperson confirmed to OTRC.com on Wednesday, April 23.

Foster shares two sons with an ex-female partner, Cydney Bernard. The actress mentioned her in her Golden Globes speech (read a transcript), also stating: "I already did my coming out about a thousand years ago back in the stone age in those very quaint days when a fragile girl would open up to trusted friends and family and coworkers and then gradually, proudly, to everyone who knew her, to everyone she actually met."

Foster, who won Oscars for her roles in "The Silence of the Lambs" and "The Accused," had made her speech after accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement.

Foster and Hedison first stepped out publicly together last summer, according to ABC News. Hedison previously dated Ellen DeGeneres and had appeared with her at celebrity events. The two began their relationship in 2001 broke up in 2004, when the talk show host left her for Portia de Rossi, ABC News said. DeGeneres married the "Ally McBeal" and "Arrested Development" actress in 2008.

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