(born Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers
; October 1, 1989) is an American actress
and pop rock singer
. She is best known for her roles in United States of Tara
, Remember The Daze
and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
. Her debut album Finally Out of P.E.
was released in October 2005.
Larson was born in Sacramento
and has a younger sister, Mimsy. Brie 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.
Larson's first job was performing in sketches
on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
. Soon after, she was cast in the television series 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 In Your Dreams
. Larson landed the role of Emily (the youngest daughter to Bob Saget
's character). The show was selected for the 2001–2002 fall season and was renamed Raising Dad
, but was canceled late into the season, so she was not able to audition for a new series until the next pilot season. Larson was also cast in the pilot
for the ABC
sitcom Hope and Faith
, but she and some of the other cast members were dropped.
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