Brie Larson

Actor

Born: 1 October 1989
Birthplace: Sacramento, California
Best known as:

The daughter on United States of Tara

Name at birth: Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers

Brie Larson is an American actress best known for her turn as the daughter in TV's United States of Tara and for her roles in independent films, including 2013's The Spectacular Now and Short Term 12. Originally from Sacramento, her family moved to Los Angeles to further Brie's performing career when she was eight years old. She's worked steadily ever since, in television series, TV movies and feature films, playing popular girls, as in The Spectacular Now (starring Shailene Woodley) and 2010's Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (starring Michael Cera), as well as troubled rebels, as in United States of Tara (created by Diablo Cody) and Rampart (starring Woody Harrelson). Her other credits include TV's Raising Dad (2001-02, with Kat Dennings) and the feature films Hoot (2006), 21 Jump Street (2012, starring Channing Tatum).

Extra credit:

Brie Larson released an album of her own music in 2005, Finally Out of P.E.

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