Milaine Desaulniers is the younger sister of Brie Larson, the Academy Award-winning actress. She was born to Heather and Sylvain Desaulniers, both of whom were homoeopathic chiropractors who ran a practice together. After her parents’ divorce when she was a child, Milaine was reared by her mother, Heather, who later moved to Los Angeles to pursue Brie’s acting career. Milaine is known for her works such as The Arm (2012), The Dew Project (2021) and Releasing My First Short Film, Warning: Childhood Cringe (2021).

Her Sister, Brie Larson

Brie Larson was born on October 1, 1989, in Sacramento, California to Heather and Sylvain Desaulniers. She was mostly home-schooled, which allowed her to explore innovative and abstract experiences. Her father is Franco-Manitoban and French was her first language. At age seven, she experienced trauma due to her parent’s divorce. Larson adopted her stage name from her Swedish great-grandmother and an American Girl doll named Kirsten Larson. Her first job was performing a commercial parody for Barbie in a 1998 episode of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. After this, she began to take on guest roles in several television series, including Touched by an Angel and Popular.

Brie Larson starred in the WB sitcom Raising Dad and ABC sitcom Hope & Faith and had minor roles in the 2004 comedies Sleepover and 13 Going on 30. At age 11, she developed an interest in music, releasing her album Finally Out of P.E. in 2005. She went on tour with Jesse McCartney and was cast in the comedy film Hoot. Larson also launched an arts and literature magazine, Bunnies and Traps, and worked as a club DJ to support herself.

In 2009, Brie Larson began her career with a role in the Showtime series United States of Tara as well as other films and a theatre production. She went on to appear in Greenberg, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, and co-write and direct a short film. Her breakthrough role came in 2012 with the critically acclaimed Short Term 12, followed by supporting roles in Don Jon and The Spectacular Now and a lead role in The Gambler.

In 2015, Brie Larson had three film releases and in 2016 she played a leading role in Free Fire. In 2017 she starred in The Glass Castle and made her feature film directorial debut with Unicorn Store. After a year-long absence, she starred as Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel in Captain Marvel in 2019. That same year, she worked with Destin Daniel Cretton again in Just Mercy. In 2020, she produced and appeared in The Messy Truth VR Experience and in 2022 she reprised her role as Captain Marvel. Lastly, she starred and executive produced Lessons in Chemistry for Apple TV+ in 2023.

Larson has achieved critical and commercial success in her film career, as evidenced by her awards, which include an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award and a British Academy Film Award for her performance in Room. She has also won an Emmy Award for her producing work on the virtual reality series The Messy Truth VR Experience (2020).