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, The Trouble with Bliss, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, 21 Jump Street and Short Term 12. She is also known for her roles in TV such as United States of Tara and Community. Her album Finally Out of P.E. was released in October 2005 and her song "Hope Has Wings" was released as a music video on the Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus DVD. Larson was born in Sacramento, California. Growing up, Larson's first language was French. For her stage name, she took the surname of one of her great-grandmothers, "Larson".