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Gabourey Sidibe


Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe, the star of Precious (2009), is a native of the Bedford Stuyvesant community in Brooklyn, New York. Her mother is a former special education teacher who gave up her career and became a street performer while her father is a Senegalese cab driver. Her parents split when she was a youngster and Gabby grew up in Harlem. ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 25 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2014 Empire (TV Series) (post-production)
Becky
- Pilot (2014) ... Becky
 2013-2015 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Queenie / Patricia
- Episode #4.13 (2015)
- Episode #4.12 (2015)
- Episode #4.11 (2015)
- Episode #4.3 (2014)
- Episode #4.2 (2014)
 2014 Gravy
Winketta
 2011 American Dad! (TV Series)
Party Girl
- Hot Water (2011) ... Party Girl (voice)
 2011 Glenn Martin DDS (TV Series)
Keisha
- Date with Destiny (2011) ... Keisha (voice)
 2009/II Precious
Precious
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Other Works:

Music video for Foster the People: "Don't Stop (Color On The Walls)" as the car driver

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gabby Sidibe

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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I don't know what it's like to be Precious, but--you know what?--she's not an alien to me. Not because she's a big girl. I've had to deal with difficult things in my life because of how I look. I have been made fun of for my dark skin by my older brother - he has lighter skin. In school the lighter-skinned or pretty girls would make fun of me. I don't know what it's like here or other places, but... See more »

Trivia:

Attended The City College of New York whose alumni include Edward G. Robinson Woody Allen, Ira Gershwin, Paddy Chayefsky, Stanley Kubrick, Eli Wallach among many others. See more »

Nickname:

Gabby

Star Sign:

Taurus

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Obesity is a disease, food is an addiction grnice2000
I have to be honest... How is she getting work? Cherri83
I love her! tahomastylie
To all the fat phobics fefeyue
SHE IS VERY, VERY BEAUTIFUL!!!!! shydmplez
she would be gorgeus if she was thinner. maireadf1987
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