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Brie Larson Biography

Birth Name:
Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers
Birth Place:
Sacramento, California, United States
Profession
Actor, singer

Fast Facts

  • Landed her first acting job at age 9 in a comedy skit ("Malibu Mudslide Barbie") on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
  • Released her debut album, Finally Out of P
  • E
  • , in 2005 after signing a record deal at Universal Records with music mogul Tommy Mottola
  • Toured with teen heartthrob Jesse McCartney in 2005
  • For her role as band front woman Envy Adams in the 2010 movie Scott Pilgrim vs
  • the World, she performed the vocals on the Metric song "Black Sheep
  • " With her friends Sarah Ramos and Jessie Ennis, she wrote and directed the short film The Arm, which was shown at the Sundance Film Festival in 2012

Awards

  • 2019People's Choice Awards-Favorite Movie Actress: nominated
  • 2019People's Choice Awards-Favorite Action Movie Actor: nominated
  • 2016Independent Spirit Awards-Best Female Lead: winner
  • 2016Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: winner
  • 2016BAFTA Film Awards-Best Leading Actress: winner
  • 2016Canadian Screen Awards-Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2016IFTA Film & Drama Awards-Best International Actress: winner
  • 2015National Board of Review-Best Actress: winner
  • 2015Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: winner
  • 2015Critics' Choice Awards-Best Actress: winner
  • 2015Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: winner
  • 2014Independent Spirit Awards-Best Female Lead: nominated
  • 2014Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2013Detroit Film Critics Society-Best Actress: winner
  • 2013Detroit Film Critics Society-Breakthrough Artist: winner
  • 2012Sundance Film Festival-Special Jury Award for Comedic Storytelling: winner

Relationships

  • Alex Greenwald -- Fiancé
  • Mimsy Desaulniers -- Sister