Brie Larson is an American actress, director, and singer. She started her career in TV series. But gradually, she made her way to the mainstream film industry. She was also nominated for various awards including Young Artist Award.
Brie Larson‘s full name is Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers. She was born on October 1, 1989, in Sacramento, California, U.S.A. Her parents are Heather (née Edwards) and Sylvain Desaulniers. She is the first daughter of them. After her parent’s divorce, she moved to L.A. with her mother and sister. At first, she was home schooled. Then, she studied acting at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.
Larson’s first job was performing in sketches on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. After that, she got the chance to appear in a TV series called Schimmel. But it got canceled. Then, she appeared in another TV series Rising Dad. It also canceled after 22 episodes. After that, in 2003, she starred alongside Beverley Mitchell on the Disney Channel original movie Right on Track. Then she appeared in another movie called Sleepover(2004). She also had a small role in the movie 13 Going on 30.Larson appeared in the 2006 film Hoot, opposite actors Logan Lerman and Cody Linley. Her voice is also featured in the film Farce of the Penguins as a teenage penguin. She played Angie in the 2007 comedy-drama Remember the Daze and also appeared in the 2008 short film The Babysitter.
After that, she got another big chance to prove herself in the film adaptation of the popular 1980s TV show 21 Jump Street(2012), co-starring with Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum. Then she appeared in the film Trainwreck(2015). She also starred in the film Room(2015). This film brought her several nominations and awards including Academy Award for Best Actress as well as Golden Globe & BAFTA Awards.
She also has a career as a musician, singer, and songwriter. She released her debut album in 2005. After that, she also performed in various concerts throughout the U.S.A. Her last public appearance as a singer was in 2010, when she performed “Black Sheep“, along with the band Metric in the movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.
Brie Larson has a relationship with musician Alex Greenwald. They got engaged in 2016.
Born: October 1, 1989, Sacramento, California, United States
Height: 5′ 7″
Awards: Academy Award for Best Actress, More
TV shows: United States of Tara, Raising Dad
Father: Sylvain Desaulniers
Mother: Heather (née Edwards)
- To Have & to Hold (1998)
- Special Delivery (1999)
- Raising Dad (2001)
- Sleepover (2004)
- The Babysitter (2008)
- Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
- Rampart (2011)
- The League (2011)
- 21 Jump Street (2012)
- Short Term 12 (2013)
- Community (2013)
- The Gambler (2014)
- Free Fire (2016)
- The Glass Castle (2017)
- Unicorn Store (2017)