Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers
Award Name : Golden Globe Award
Year of Award : 2016
Award for : Film
Location : Sacramento, California, United States
Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers known professionally as Brie Larson, is an American actress, singer, and director. She was born on October 1, 1989 in Sacramento, California, United States. She studied acting at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Larson began her career as a teenage actress. On television, she was a series regular on the 2001 sitcom Raising Dad. In 2003 she starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Right on Track as Courtney Enders. She appeared in the 2004 films 13 Going on 30 and Sleepover. In 2005, she released her debut album as a singer, titled Finally Out of P.E.. Her other notable film appearances include Hoot, Greenberg, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Rampart, and 21 Jump Street. In 2013, she received critical praise for her performance as Grace in the indie-drama Short Term 12, for which she was nominated for an Indie Spirit Award and a Critic's Choice Award. In 2015, she received further critical praise for her performance as Joy "Ma" Newsome in the drama film Room, and also appeared in the comedy Trainwreck. In 2016, She received the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance Actress in a Motion Picture Drama.