Brie Larson

Brie Larson

Movie Actress

Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers, known professionally as Brie Larson, is an American actress. Known for her supporting roles in comedies as a teenager, she has since expanded to leading roles in independent films and blockbusters.

Full Name
Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers
Oct 1, 1989
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5′ 7″
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Brie Larson was born Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers on October 1, 1989, in Sacramento, California. She is an American actress, director and singer. Her mother worked as a seamstress and her father was an environmental consultant. At the age of six, Brie moved with her family from Sacramento to Los Angeles where she began taking dance classes at a local performing arts school. She also took singing lessons and studied acting at the American Conservatory Theater. 

At the age of eight, Brie made her television debut in an episode of "Touched by an Angel," followed by appearances in other shows like "Promised Land" and "Popular." In 2003, she had a major breakthrough when she landed the lead role in the Disney Channel movie "Right on Track" alongside Beverley Mitchell. 

Brie transitioned to movies with roles in "Sleepover" (2004), "13 Going on 30" (2004) and "Hoot" (2006). In 2009, she won a Young Hollywood Award for Breakthrough Performance - Female for her work in the 2008 independent film “Tanner Hall” which earned her nominations for both Independent Spirit Awards and Satellite Awards. She starred in several other independent films such as “The Trouble With Bliss” (2011) and “Don Jon” (2013). 

In 2015, Brie took on the leading role opposite John Goodman in the drama-comedy “Room” which earned her multiple awards including an Academy Award for Best Actress. A few years later she portrayed Captain Marvel/Carol Danvers in Marvel's first female-led superhero movie “Captain Marvel” (2019) followed by another appearance as Captain Marvel/Carol Danvers in Avengers: Endgame (2019).

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1989</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Brie Larson is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On October 1, 1989, Brie Larson was born in Sacramento, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1998</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">1st Movie Appearance</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Larson made her first film appearance in a supporting role in the drama "The Babysitters Club.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Breakout Role in '21 Jump Street'</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Larson gained mainstream recognition for her breakout role in the comedy "21 Jump Street" alongside Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Role in 'Room'</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Larson starred in "Room," a drama based on the novel of the same name. Her performance earned her several awards including an Academy Award for Best Actress.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Captain Marvel Release</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Larson starred as the titular character in Marvel's "Captain Marvel," making history as the first female superhero to headline her own MCU movie.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Avengers: Endgame Release</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Larson returns as Captain Marvel in the blockbuster hit "Avengers: Endgame." The film grossed over $2 billion worldwide.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Nominated for Oscar for 'Unicorn Store'</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Larson is nominated for an Academy Award for her performance in the Netflix original film "Unicorn Store." </p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's an Inspiration</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Brie Larson is an inspiration to many. She has worked hard to pursue her dreams and overcome obstacles. Her courage and determination are admirable, and she is a great role model for young women everywhere.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Talented</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Brie Larson is an incredibly talented actress. She has won numerous awards for her performances in films such as "Room" and "Captain Marvel". Her range of acting skills makes her one of the best actresses working today.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Charitable</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Brie Larson is a committed philanthropist. She actively supports numerous charities that help people in need, both domestically and internationally. By doing this, she shows us all how much she cares about making the world a better place.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started Acting at Age 6</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Brie Larson started acting at the young age of 6, appearing in a number of commercials and small film roles before finding success as an adult.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Won an Oscar at Age 26</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">At the age of 26, Brie Larson became the youngest actress to win an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Room.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Singer and Songwriter</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Brie Larson is also a talented singer and songwriter. She released her debut album Finally Out Of P.E. in 2005 and has collaborated with other artists on singles and albums.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Captain Marvel</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2019, Brie Larson starred as Captain Marvel in the first female-led Marvel movie and is set to reprise the role in Captain Marvel 2.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Her Own Production Company</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Brie Larson has her own production company called Unicorn Island Productions which produces films, television shows, and digital content.</p></div>


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