Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers, known professionally as Brie Larson, is an American actress and singer. She is known for her film roles in Sleepover, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, The Trouble with Bliss, 21 Jump Street, Short Term 12 and The Gambler. She is also known for her role in the Showtime TV series United States of Tara.
Larson's first real \"break\" came in 2009 when she was cast as rebellious teenager Kate Gregson in the Showtime series United States of Tara. Her first leading role, as Grace in the 2013 film Short Term 12, gained Larson widespread critical acclaim, as well as numerous award nominations and wins.