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Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers, known professionally as Brie Larson, is an American actress and singer. Brie began her career as a teenage actress on television, starring as 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 early film appearances include HOOT, GREENBERG, SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD, RAMPART, and 21 JUMP STREET.
Brie is also known for her role as Kate Gregson from 2009 to 2011 on the television series United States of Tara. 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. As a director, she has directed two short films, WEIGHTING and THE ARM. In 2010, she performed in a stage production of Our Town as Emily Webb at the Williamstown Theatre Festival.
In 2015, she received universal acclaim for her performance as Joy "Ma" Newsome in the drama film ROOM, and also appeared in the comedy TRAINWRECK. For her performance in ROOM, she won the Golden Globe Award and the Critic's Choice Award and has been nominated for the BAFTA Award, Indie Spirit Award, SAG Award, and the Academy Award for Best Actress.