Jodie Foster’s Ex-Girlfriend Cydney Bernard’s Father Was an Actor

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Jodie Foster’s Ex-Girlfriend Cydney Bernard’s Father Was an Actor
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Cydney Bernard is a production manager and producer famous for her work in The Client (1994), Bean (1997), and Sommersby (1993). Besides this, she is also known for being the daughter of the late actor Tom Bernard. Likewise, she came into the limelight for her once-upon-a-time relationship with the actress Jodie Foster.

Despite her profession, Bernard has kept her personal life in check and avoided the limelight for years. But people have been curious about her since her separation from Foster. So, why did the long-time partners decide to separate after being together for so long?

Moreover, did you know the pair shares joint custody of their two children? Who are they? Who is their father? So, without any further ado let’s learn everything about Cydney Bernard’s mysterious life, shall we?

Who Is Cydney Bernard? Her Childhood, Age, and Wiki

As we mentioned earlier, Cydney is an actress and producer. She is the daughter of Tom Bernard and Kit Bernard. The couple welcomed Cydney Ellen Bernard on March 30, 1953. She is 71 years old as of [write_age] and her zodiac sign is Aries.

Her parents were together for five years and Cydney was raised alongside her two brothers Thomas Bernard Jr., and Dustin Bernard. Her brother Dustin is also a production manager and producer who has worked in several hit movies like Pacific Rim (2013), Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991), and Suicide Squad (2016).

Similarly, talking about her ethnicity, the producer comes from Caucasian ancestry and is American by nationality.

Cydney Bernard Profession: She Is A Production Manager and Producer

She started her career as an assistant to director Neil Leifer for the movie Yesterday’s Hero (1979). Likewise in 1989, she worked as a production coordinator for Cold Feet and a year later for the TV movie A Mom for Christmas. Besides this, she also worked as a production coordinator for LA Story (1991) and Sommersby (1993).

Cydney Bernard used to work as a production manager.
She worked as a production manager and producer.

Furthermore, Bernard has worked as a production manager for several movies including The Client (1994), Roswell (1994), Ruby Jean and Joe (1996), Loch Ness (1996), and Bean (1997). She has also worked as a production manager for the TV series The L Word (2005) and Off the Map (2011).

Similarly, Cydney has worked as a producer for a handful of movies including Ratz (2000), A Girl Thing (2000), and Spinning Boris (2003).

Cydney Bernard Was In A Long-Term Relationship With Jodie Foster

Cydney and the Oscar-winning actress, Jodie Foster were in a relationship for 15 years. The duo met on the set of the movie Sommersby in 1993. Bernard worked as a production coordinator for the film while Foster starred as Laurel Sommersby.

Cydney Bernard and Jodie Foster
The duo was together for 15 years.

The former partners felt an immediate connection and soon started dating. However, both were pretty cautious about the matter and kept their relationship private for years. They were seen together most of the time but almost everyone took them as best friends rather than lovers. But people started speculating soon after the duo moved in together and started wearing matching Tiffany eternity rings.

It was a match made in heaven as the pair were side by side everywhere they went. However, their relationship reached its peak and they decided to part ways in 2008 after being together for 15 years.

What Was The Reason Behind Their Separation?

The 15-year-long relationship ended instantly, leaving fans worldwide with a major question: Why? So, what was the reason behind Cydney and Foster’s separation?

Well, it is still unclear why the once inseparable souls decided to part ways as both parties have kept their lips sealed. However, most of the sources speculate that it was because Jodie had a change of heart and started dating Cynthia Mort, a high-profile writer. The pair reportedly met on the set of the film The Brave One in 2006.

Cydney And Her Ex-Partner Share Join-custody Of Their Two Kids

The former production manager and her long-time ex-lover are parents to two sons. They welcomed their first-born Charles Bernard Foster five years into their relationship on 20th June 1998. He is pretty fond of acting and is looking to pursue a career in acting.

Cydney Bernard and her ex have two sons.
The ex-pair shares joint custody of their two sons.

On the other hand, their second son Kit Bernard Foster was born on September 29, 2001. He is most likely looking to pursue a musical career and likes playing Trombone.

Despite Cydney and Jodie’s separation the duo has been on good terms and is co-parenting their sons.

Cydney Bernard And Jodie Foster Are Still Friends

The once inseparable duo are good friends to date and are seen together repeatedly. Even though the couple has been separated for a while now, the Taxi Driver star constantly talks about Cydney. Similarly, during the 2013 Golden Globe Awards, while winning the Cecil B. DeMille, Foster talked about Bernard saying,

” I could ever stand here without acknowledging one of the deepest loves of my life, my heroic co-parent, my ex-partner in love but righteous soul sister in life, my confessor, ski buddy, consigliere, most beloved BFF of 20 years, Cydney Bernard. Thank you.”

In 2013 the exes were seen together with their eldest son walking on the road of Santa Monica. Likewise, in November of the same year, the duo was spotted loading up furniture. Moreover, they were also seen exchanging hugs during a coffee meet-up in May 2013.

Jodie Foster Has Never Revealed The Biological Father Of Her Sons

Jodie gave birth to her two sons through artificial insemination but has kept their biological father’s details under wraps. However, rumors started piling up as the late producer Randy Stone who passed away in 2017 was the father.

Randy and Foster were once-upon-a-time lovers and even attended Hollywood gala events together, so people speculated that he might have been the father. But in the end, the rumors were just a hoax and the identity of the real father remains a mystery to date.

Where Is Cydney Bernard Now?

Ever since her separation from the three-time Golden Globe award winner Jodie, the now 71-year-old has been living a quiet life away from the media.

Cydney Bernard's ex is a married woman.
The actress has been married to Alexandra Hedison since 2014.

On the other hand, her long-time partner Jodie Foster is currently married to Alexandra Hedison. The couple walked down the aisle in April 2014 after dating for a year. Alexandra is a photographer, director, and actress.

Cydney Bernard’s Net Worth, Is She As Rich as Her Ex Jodie Foster?

Cydney worked as a production manager for quite some time and, without a doubt, she has made a lot of money. According to sources, she has a total net worth of $500,000.

On the other hand, her ex, Jodie Foster has a total net worth of $100 million. She has earned her fortune from her career as an actress.

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