Brie Larson (born Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers; October 1, 1989) is an American actress and pop rock singer/songwriter. In 2003, Larson was one of the main characters in the Disney Channel TV movie Right on Track. In July 2004, she co-starred with a large cast of teen actors in the film Sleepover. Larson then appeared in the 2006 film Hoot. In the meantime, Larson signed to Casablanca Records. Her debut album Finally Out of P.E. was released in October 2005.
Larson was born in Sacramento, California. She decided to be an actress when she was seven years old and was one of the youngest students of the American Conservatory Theater. She moved to Los Angeles, California in 1998, right before her ninth birthday. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her family.
Larson's first job was performing in sketches on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and soon after, was cast in two back-to-back television series. One of the series was Schimmel which was announced but never aired, since right before filming, Robert Schimmel was diagnosed with cancer. After being "on hold" for ten months FOX canceled the show.
Three weeks later she auditioned for a new show on The WB, which at the time was called