Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers, known professionally as Brie Larson, was born October 1, 1989. She is an American actress and filmmaker that started her training at an early age. At age six, she became the youngest student admitted to a training program at the American Conservatory Theater.
Larson’s breakthrough came with a leading role in the acclaimed independent drama Short Term 12 (2013), and she continued to take on supporting parts in the romance The Spectacular Now (2013) and the comedy Trainwreck (2015). For playing a kidnapping victim in the drama Room (2015), Larson won the Academy Award for Best Actress. In 2017, Larson costarred with Tom Hiddleston in the adventure film Kong: Skull Island marked her first big-budget release, after which she starred as Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel in the 2019 Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero films Captain Marvel and Avengers: Endgame.