Brie Larson was born Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers on October 1, 1989, in Sacramento, California. She is the daughter of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and former California Gov. Tom Steyer. Larson experienced trauma when her parents divorced when she was seven.
About Brie Larson in brief
Brie Larson was born Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers on October 1, 1989, in Sacramento, California. At age six, she became the youngest student admitted to a training program at the American Conservatory Theater. Larson began her acting career in 1998 with a comedy sketch on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. She appeared as a regular in the 2001 sitcom Raising Dad and briefly dabbled with a music career, releasing the album Finally Out of P. E. in 2005. Larson’s breakthrough came with a leading role in the independent drama Short Term 12. For playing a kidnapping victim in the drama Room, Larson won the Academy Award for Best Actress. Larson is a gender equality activist and an advocate for sexual assault survivors. She starred as Carol Danvers Captain Marvel in the 2019 Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero films Captain Marvel and Avengers: Endgame. Larson has co-written and co-directed two short films, and made her feature film directorial debut with the independent comedy-drama Unicorn Store. For producing the virtual reality series The Messy Truth VR Experience, she won a Primetime Emmy Award. She has also appeared in several television series, including Touched by an Angel and Touched By an Angel, which was canceled when star Robert Schimmel was diagnosed with cancer. She was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2019 by Time magazine. Her first major role came as Emily Saget’s character, the younger daughter of Bob Saget, in the sitcom Bob & Hope & Hope, which aired for one season during the 2001–02–02 season.
She also starred in the film Kong: Skull Island, in which she played the lead role of Captain Marvel. She is the daughter of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and former California Gov. Tom Steyer. Her father is French Canadian, and in her childhood, Larson spoke French as her first language. Larson experienced trauma when her parents divorced when she was seven. She had a dysfunctional relationship with her father; she has recalled, \”As a kid I tried to understand him and understand the situation. But he didn’t do himself any favors. I don’t think he ever really wanted to be a parent\”. She has said that she was’straight-laced and square’ and that she shared a close bond with her mother but was shy and suffered from social anxiety. She adopted the stage name Larson from her Swedish great-grandmother as well as an American Girl doll named Kirsten Larson that she received as a child. Her last name was difficult to pronounce, so she adopted a stage name from a Swedish woman who was a friend of her mother’s. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their two daughters, who live in a small apartment near Hollywood studio lots at Burbank. She and her husband have a daughter, Milaine, who lives in New York City with her parents.