Brie Larson

Biography

Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers (born October 1, 1989), known professionally as Brie Larson, is an American actress and singer. Larson's breakthrough role came with the independent drama Short Term 12 (2013), for which she was received critical acclaim. Further success came in 2015 when she starred in Room, an acclaimed drama based on Emma Donoghue's novel of the same name. She won several awards for her portrayal of a troubled mother in the film, including the Academy Award, BAFTA Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. Born in Sacramento, California, Larson was home-schooled before she studied acting at the American Conservatory Theater. She began her acting career in television, appearing as a regular on the 2001 sitcom Raising Dad, for which she was nominated for a Young Artist Award.

As a teenager, Larson struggled for a breakthrough as a singer. She released her only album Finally Out of P.E. in 2005 to moderate success. She had brief roles in the 2004 films 13 Going on 30 and Sleepover. Her performance in the comedy film Hoot (2006) was praised, and she subsequently played supporting roles in the films Greenberg (2010), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), and 21 Jump Street (2012). From 2009 to 2010, Larson featured as a rebellious teenager in the television series United States of Tara.

Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers (born October 1, 1989), known professionally as Brie Larson, is an American actress and singer. Larson's breakthrough role came with the independent drama Short Term 12 (2013), for which she was received critical acclaim. Further success came in 2015 when she starred in Room, an acclaimed drama based on Emma Donoghue's novel of the same name. She won several awards for her portrayal of a troubled mother in the film, including the Academy Award, BAFTA Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. Born in Sacramento, California, Larson was home-schooled before she studied acting at the American Conservatory Theater. She began her acting career in television, appearing as a regular on the 2001 sitcom Raising Dad, for which she was nominated for a Young Artist Award.

As a teenager, Larson struggled for a breakthrough as a singer. She released her only album Finally Out of P.E. in 2005 to moderate success. She had brief roles in the 2004 films 13 Going on 30 and Sleepover. Her performance in the comedy film Hoot (2006) was praised, and she subsequently played supporting roles in the films Greenberg (2010), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), and 21 Jump Street (2012). From 2009 to 2010, Larson featured as a rebellious teenager in the television series United States of Tara.

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Gender Female

Known Credits 46

Birthday 1989-10-01

Place of Birth Sacramento, California, USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Captain Marvel as Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel
2018 Avengers: Infinity War as Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel
2018 Brooklyn Bridge as Emily Roebling
2017 Free Fire as Justine
2017 Kong: Skull Island as Weaver
2017 The Glass Castle as Jeannette Walls
2016 Basmati Blues as Linda
2015 Room as Joy "Ma" Newsome
2015 Digging for Fire as Max
2015 Trainwreck as Kim Townsend
2015 French Cinema Mon Amour
2014 The Gambler as Amy Phillips
2013 Short Term 12 as Grace
2013 The Spectacular Now as Cassidy
2013 Don Jon as Monica Martello
2013 Bitter Orange as Myrtle
2012 21 Jump Street as Molly Tracey
2011 Rampart as Helen
2011 The Babysitter as Allison
2011 The Trouble With Bliss as Stephanie Jouseski
2011 Smorgasbord as Clara
2011 Weighting as Girl
2011 Treatment as Franny
2010 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World as Envy Adams
2010 Greenberg as Sara
2009 House Broken as Suzy Decker
2009 Community(3 episodes) as Rachel
2009 Tanner Hall as Kate
2009 United States of Tara(36 episodes) as Kate Gregson
2009 Just Peck as Emily
2007 Remember the Daze as Angie
2006 Farce of the Penguins as I Need a Z-Pack Penguin (voice)
2006 Hoot as Beatrice "The Bear" Leep
2005 Ghost Whisperer(1 episode)
2004 Sleepover as Liz Daniels
2004 13 Going On 30 as Six Chick
2003 Right on Track as Courtney Enders
2002 Pet Star(1 episode)
2001 Raising Dad(22 episodes) as Emily Stewart
2001 Madison as Racing Girl #2
1999 Popular(1 episode)
1994 Touched by an Angel(1 episode)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)

Directing

2013 The Arm … Director
2011 Weighting … Director

Writing

2013 The Arm … Writer
2011 Weighting … Writer

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2013 Fashion Film … Thanks

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