Brie Larson is an American actress and singer known for her famous role in the TV sitcom Raising Dad. Larson has appeared in a selection of varied films including the comedy flick Hoot in 2006, Greenberg in 2010 as well as the action-comedy 21 Jump Street and the acclaimed movie-adaptation of the graphic comics Scott Pilgrim vs the World in the same year.
Brie Larson was born as Brianne Sidonie Desaulneirs on October 1, 1989 in Sacramento, California. The daughter of Sylvian and Heather Desaulneirs who were chiropractors running a practice together. After her parents’ divorce Brie moved with her mother and sister to Los Angeles at a very young age. Brie was home-schooled before attending the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Larson was fluent in French when growing up as her maternal grandparents were French-Canadian. Brie chose the stage-name of Larson after her great grandmother’s maiden name.