Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers
professionally known as Brie Larson. Brie Larson is an American actress, director, and singer. Brie began her acting career in television by appearing as a regular on the 2001 sitcom Raising Dad, she was also nominated for a Young Artist Award
. In case of her music career, she debut her album in a major record label in 2005, since then has been performing in live concerts throughout the United States. Her dedication and outstanding performance, earned her a fame in both acting and music career.
Brie walk into the world of glam in the year 2001 with her debut television drama Raising Dad. She start playing supporting roles from then in the films including Geenberg (2010), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), 21 Jump Street (2012),
and Don Jon (2013)
. After that from 2009 to 2011, Larson appeared as a rebellious teenager in the television series United States of Tara.
Short Term 12 (2013) an independent drama appeared as her lucky charm, in which her acting was most appreciated and has received positive response. Another success came in 2015 with the drama Room based on Emma Donoghue’s novel of the same name. For portraying a troubled mother kidnap victim in the film, Larson was honored with several awards including the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Critic’s Choice Award, Golden Globe Award
and Screen Actors Guild Award
in the category of Best Actress.
Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers was born on October 1, 1989 in Sacramento, California. She is the first daughter of Hearther and Sylvain Desauliniers. In her early age her parents divorced, and she moved to Los Angeles with her mother and younger sister. Larson was fond of acting from her early age, so she attended acting classes at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Brie Larson was closed to her parental grandparents. In an interview with Glamour Brie stated that she choose “Larson” as her stage name from her Swedish great-grandmother’s maiden name, as her surname was not so easy to pronounce. On the show tonight show Starring Jimmy Fallon
, she stated that she took her stage name from Kirsten Larson, an American Girl doll she received as a child.
Larson acting career start with the television drama Raising Dad. Before doing Raising Dad Larson was cast in television series titled Schimmel, which never aired because its star, Robert Schimmel, was diagnosed with cancer. In 2003, Larson appeared in the Disney Channel original movie Right on Track followed by movie Sleepover in 2004 and also seen in film Hot (2006) opposite actors Cody Linley and Logan Lerman. In 20007 she played as Angie in the short film The Babysitter, written and directed by David H. Steinberg and in January 2008 she came up in an episode of Ghost Whisperer. On the Showtime series United States of Tara Larson played the role of Kate Gregson, which premiered on January, 2009 but was aired on June 20, 2011.
From 2012 to 2013 Larson played various characters including series 21 Jump Street, Herstory of Dance
, Analysis of Cork-Based Networking
, Short Term 12
and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
. In 2015 Larson played in film Trainwreck
as the sister of Amy Schumer. Her performance in the film Room was admired which in result earned her several awards, including the Academy Award for Best Actress
as well as Golden Globe & BAFTA Awards.
In beginning of 2016, Larson was cast in Kong: Skull Island
, whose shooting taking place in Queennsland, Australia. The same year Larson reunite with her Short Term 12
director, Destin Daniel Cretton
, for The Glass Castle
. Beside this Larson has also written and directed two short film, titled Weighting
(2011), and The Arm (2012).
Larson debut as musician, singer and songwriter in 2005 after releasing her album “Finally Out of P.F
”. Her second album was also came to production and was completed also but never aired. She has an interest in being a singer from early 2003, then she started promoting her songs through her personal website. Her first song on her website was “Go Goodbye
”, which tells a story “about the two great people who aren’t great together”, in her own words followed by the song “Invisible Girl’.
In 2003, she leaked another track “Not a Freak” with music video with it, as available for purchase online. But unfortunately she has to remove all the songs by 2004 from her website due to Casablanca’s contract restrictions
and was in the process of recording new songs for her first album.
In 2005, her first single “She Said” became the 99th best-selling CD single in the country, according to SoundScan and chartered at number 31 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100
. The only released album of Larson, “Finally Out of P.F.”,
sold 3,500 copies in U.S. She also recorded song “Hope Has Wings
” for the movie Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus. In 2006, Larson came up with a song slightly different from her previous works for the soundtrack of the Hoot
film, “Coming Around
”. Though she has not published any album as second, she has been recording songs and are available in official sites. Larson last appear in public as a singer in 2010, performing “Black Sheep
”, along with the band Metric in the movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.
Real Name: Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers
Born: October 1, 1989 (27)
Zodiac sign: Libra
Residence: Los Angeles, California, USA
Weight: 58 kg
Occupation: Actress, singer, director
Years active: 1998-present