Jodie Foster marries girlfriend Alexandra Hedison

Oscar-winner Jodie Foster has married girlfriend Alexandra Hedison, her representative has revealed.

Foster and photographer Hedison, who previously dated Ellen DeGeneres, tied the knot in a ceremony at the weekend.

Actress Jodie Foster has married her girlfriend, 44-year-old Alexandra Hedison. Credit: PA Wire composite

The 51-year-old actress made a heartfelt speech at last year's Golden Globes, which was widely seen as the moment she officially came out.

Foster split with her previous partner Cydney Bernard, with whom she has two sons, in 2008 after 20 years together.