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Brie Larson

Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers (born October 1, 1989), known professionally as Brie Larson, is an American actress, director, and singer. 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 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), 21 Jump Street (2012), and Don Jon (2013). From 2009 to 2011, Larson featured as a rebellious teenager in the television series United States of Tara. Larson's breakthrough role came with the independent drama Short Term 12 (2013), for which she 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 kidnap victim in the film, including the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Critic's Choice Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and Canadian Screen Award for Best Actress. In 2017, she starred as a war photographer in the adventure film Kong: Skull Island, her highest-grossing release.

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Oct 1, 1989 In Sacramento, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Madison 2001-01-23
Latest Project:
Movie Just Mercy 2019-12-25
Known For
Movie Just Mercy Eva Ansley 2019-12-25
Movie Avengers: Endgame Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel 2019-04-24
Movie Captain Marvel Carol Danvers / Vers / Captain Marvel 2019-03-06
Movie Fantastic Fungi Narrator (voice) 2019-08-30
Movie Basmati Blues Linda 2017-11-06
Movie Unicorn Store Kit 2017-09-11
Movie The Glass Castle Jeannette Walls 2017-08-10
Movie Free Fire Justine 2017-03-31
Movie Kong: Skull Island Mason Weaver 2017-03-08
Movie Journey to the Oscars Herself 2016-02-26
Movie French Cinema Mon Amour Herself 2015-07-06
Movie Room Joy "Ma" Newsome 2015-10-16
Movie Trainwreck Kim Townsend 2015-07-17
Movie Digging for Fire Max 2015-08-21
Movie The Gambler Amy Phillips 2014-12-25
Movie Harmontown Herself 2014-03-08
Movie Short Term 12: Behind the Scenes Herself 2014-01-14
Movie Short Term 12 Grace Howard 2013-08-23
Movie The Spectacular Now Cassidy Roy 2013-08-02
Movie Don Jon Monica Martello 2013-07-26
Movie Bitter Orange Myrtle 2013-06-17
Movie 21 Jump Street Molly Tracey 2012-03-14
Movie Rampart Helen 2011-11-23
Movie Smorgasbord Clara 2011-05-09
Movie Weighting Girl 2011-01-11
Movie Treatment Franny 2011-01-01
Movie The Trouble with Bliss Stephanie Jouseski 2011-10-01
Movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Envy Adams 2010-08-12
Movie Greenberg Sara 2010-03-26
Series United States of Tara Kate Gregson 2009-01-18
Movie Just Peck Emily Donaldson 2009-01-01
Movie Tanner Hall Kate 2009-09-14
Movie House Broken Suzy Decker 2009-12-12
Movie Remember the Daze Angie Ford 2008-04-11
Movie The Babysitter Allison 2008-02-15
Movie Farce of the Penguins I Need a Z-Pack Penguin (voice) 2006-12-01
Movie Hoot Beatrice "The Bear" Leep 2006-05-05
Movie Sleepover Liz Daniels 2004-07-09
Movie 13 Going on 30 Six Chick 2004-04-13
Movie Right on Track Courtney Enders 2003-03-21
Series Raising Dad Emily Stewart 2001-10-05
Movie Madison Racing Girl #2 2001-01-23