Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers (born October 1, 1989), known professionally as Brie Larson, is an American actress and singer. She is known for her film roles in Sleepover (2004), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), The Trouble with Bliss (2012), 21 Jump Street (2012), Short Term 12 (2013) and The Gambler (2014). She is also known for her role in the TV series United States of Tara (2009–11).
Larson's first real "break" was in 2009 when she starred as rebellious teenager, Kate Gregson, in the Showtime series, United States of Tara from 2009 to 2011. Larson gained widespread critical acclaim in her first leading role as Grace in the 2013 film Short Term 12 for which she was nominated for, and won, numerous awards.