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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.

MOVIE CREDITS:
2008: Angie Ford - Remember the Daze
2010: Envy Adams - Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
2009: Suzy Decker - House Broken
2012: Molly Tracey - 21 Jump Street
2011: Kate - Tanner Hall
2011: Stephanie Jouseski - The Trouble with Bliss
2011: Helen - Rampart
2015: Max - Digging for Fire
2013: Cassidy Roy - The Spectacular Now
2013: Monica Martello - Don Jon
2013: Myrtle - Bitter Orange
2013: Grace Howard - Short Term 12
2015: French Cinema Mon Amour
2017: Linda - Basmati Blues
2014: Amy Phillips - The Gambler
Emily Roebling - Brooklyn Bridge
2010: Sara - Greenberg
2011: Franny - Treatment
2011: Allison - The Babysitter
2011: Girl - Weighting
2009: Emily Donaldson - Just Peck
2004: Six Chick - 13 Going on 30
2003: Courtney Enders - Right on Track
2017: Jeannette Walls - The Glass Castle
2017: Justine - Free Fire
2019: Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel - Captain Marvel
2005: Racing Girl #2 - Madison
2006: I Need a Z-Pack Penguin (voice) - Farce of the Penguins
2011: Clara - Smorgasbord
2017: Mason Weaver - Kong: Skull Island
2004: Liz Daniels - Sleepover
2006: Beatrice "The Bear" Leep - Hoot
2015: Kim Townsend - Trainwreck
2015: Joy 'Ma' Newsome - Room
2017: Kit - Unicorn Store
2019: Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel - Untitled Avengers

TV CREDITS:
1994: Touched by an Angel
2002: Pet Star
2001: Emily Stewart - Raising Dad
2005: Ghost Whisperer
1992: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
1999: Popular
2009: Kate Gregson - United States of Tara
1975: Saturday Night Live
2009: Rachel - Community