Gabourey Sidibe (gab-Ə-ray-_-sid-I-bay; born May 6, 1983) is an American actress. Sidibe made her acting debut in the 2009 film Precious, a role that earned her the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead in addition to nominations for the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Actress. Her other film roles include Tower Heist (2011), White Bird in a Blizzard (2014), and Grimsby (2016). From 2010 to 2013, she was a main cast member of the Showtime series The Big C.
May 6, 1983
Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA