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Brie Larson's Biography

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Brie Larson was born Brianne Sidonie Desaulniersher on 1 October 1989. Her parents were both chiropractors.

She started acting from a very young age. When she was 7, she moved with her mother and sister from Sacramento to Los Angeles.

Her parents got divorced and she was home-schooled for a while before leaving high school at 15.

She then wrote and recorded a song called Invisible Girl and was offered a record deal, but turned instead to pursue a career in acting.

She would move from Disney films to independent movies such as acting in Scott Pilgrim vs the World and 21 Jump Street.

Brie Larson attracted praise for her role as a careworker in Short Term 12.

Meanwhile she wrote and directed a couple of short films including The Arm, which won the jury prize at Sundance.

In 2016 she won an Oscar for best actress for her role as Ma in Room. A role for which she also won a Golden Globe and a Bafta.

Brie Larson goes out with Alex Greenwald from the band Phantom Planet.

In August 2016 it was reported that Brie Larson was to direct her first feature film, Unicorn Store.

She was also producing and acting in the film.

In 2017, Brie Larson was cast as Mason Weaver in Kong: Skull Island.

In 2019, she played the title role in Captain Marvel.

In the same year she starred in the box office success Avengers: Endgame. The cast included Scarlett Johannson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr, and Tom Hiddleston.

In May 2019, it was revealed that she would appear on Running Wild with Bear Grylls.

In 2020, Brie Larson launched her own YouTube channel.

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