— Facts

Birth Name: Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers
Birth Date: October 1st, 1989
Birth Place: Elk Grove, Sacramento, California, USA
Height: 5′ 7″ (1,7 m)
Weight: 128 pounds (58 kg)
Measurements: 34-24-35 in or 87-61-89 cm
Dress Size: 4 (US) or 34 (EU)
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Blonde
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Education: Brie was home schooled. She learned acting from American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, California.
Parents: Her parents worked together as chiropractors.
Sibling(s): A younger sister named Milaine (Mimsy).
Ex-Boyfriends:
– Cody Linley (2006-2007) – Brie dated actor Cody Linley from 2006 to 2007.
– John Patrick Amedori (2008 – 2010) – Since November 2008, Brie is dating another American actor John Patrick.
Boyfriend: Currently with the musician Alex Greenwald (Not sure about that).
Residence: Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles
Animals: Two dogs named Bowie and Jonathan.
Favorite Series: Game of Thrones, the OC, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, Carnivàle, Downton Abbey, South Park and The Simpsons
Favorite Food: Lasagna or burritos
Hobbies: Cooking, writing, typography.

Besides acting, she is also a professional singer.

Sang “Coming Around” in her movie Hoot (2006).

Read the book Hoot before she had read the screenplay.

Good friends with Cody Linley, Sara Paxton and Logan Lerman.

Moved to Los Angeles in 1998, right before her ninth birthday.

First job was performing in sketches on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992). Soon after, was cast in the television series, Schimmel (2000), which was announced in 2000 but never aired, since right before filming, Robert Schimmel was diagnosed with cancer. After being “on hold” for six months, Fox canceled the show.

Was On tour with Jesse McCartney in May 2005.

If she weren’t an actress, Brie would’ve liked to become a librarian.

Her father is from a French-Canadian family from Winnipeg. Her mother has English, Swedish, German, Welsh, and Scottish ancestry. Brie’s stage surname, “Larson”, is after her matrilineal great-grandmother, Elva Josephine Larson.

As a child, Brie’s first language was French.

Brie’s go-to karaoke song is Usher’s “Burn” from the 2004 album “Confessions”.

Has acted since she was 7 years old. However, she considered quitting acting several times as she found the film business to be too difficult and she was unable to get the parts she wanted. She pursued careers in photography, interior design, and animal training, but ultimately decided to stick with acting.

Brie is an avid gamer. She is a huge fan of Nintendo and the Mario Brothers franchise–for her 15th birthday, she had a Nintendo party.

Was paid just $800 for her work in Short Term 12.

Admires the work of directors Spike Jonze, Paul Thomas Anderson and Stanley Kubrick.

Was close to being cast as Tracy Freeland, the lead role in Thirteen. The casting had been narrowed down to Brie and Evan Rachel Wood–who won the part.