10 Things You Didn’t Know About Brie Larson

  
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There’s been a lot of buzz around actress Brie Larson after her highly anticipated Oscar nomination and win for Best Actress in the film Room. The film received many nods from critics, swept the award shows with nominations and wins leading us to believe we will definitely be seeing much more of her in upcoming roles! However, we’ve also come to realize we don’t know much about this graciously talented actress, but upon taking a closer look she’s actually been in the biz for quite some time! The 26-year-old actress has an impressive resume, beginning on the Disney Channel, costarring with Beverley Mitchell in the film Right on Track until she moved onto bigger feature films like 21 Jump Street, Short Term 12, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Raising Dad, Sleepover and more recently took on the role as Amy Schumer’s sister in Trainwreck. Today, she’s recognized as the new ‘it’ girl in Hollywood — here’s 10 things you probably didn’t know about Brie Larson:

10. Her Longtime Boyfriend

Brie Larson has been dating the musician, Alex Greenwald for at least a year, possibly longer. He’s a guitarist in the band Phantom Planet, who is well known for singing the theme song for the show, The O.C. She has thanked him in all her acceptance speeches, at the Golden Globes she said: “Thank you to my friends, my family who supported me…and thank you to Alex, my love.”

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9. Famous Best Friend

Her best friend is former co-star Shailene Woodley, and current star in the Divergent series. The two met in 2013 while filming The Spectacular Now and in an interview with GQ she said: “We spend a lot of time trying to be something else, some other illusion, some other idea of what a woman is. Shai saw me as a beautiful complete person before I was ready to identify that within myself. I felt I needed to come into my own. But instead, I was there all along.”

Emiley Schweich/Everett Collection

Emiley Schweich/Everett Collection

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