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Gabourey Sidibe


Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe, the star of Precious (2009), born in the Bedford-Stuyvesant community in Brooklyn, New York. Her mother, Alice Tan Ridley, is a former special education teacher who gave up her career and became a street performer/singer, while her father, Ibnou Sidibe, is a cab driver. Her mother is African-American and her father is ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 29 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Difficult People (TV Series) (post-production)
Denise
- Devil's Three-Way (2015) ... Denise
 2015-2016 Empire (TV Series)
Becky
- Episode #2.18 (2016) ... Becky
- Episode #2.17 (2016) ... Becky
- Episode #2.16 (2016) ... Becky
- Episode #2.15 (2016) ... Becky
- Episode #2.14 (2016) ... Becky
 2015 Gravy
Winketta
 2012 Seven Psychopaths
Sharice
 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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Personal Quote:

I learned to love myself, because I sleep with myself every night and I wake up with myself every morning, and if I don't like myself, there's no reason to even live the life. I love the way I look. I'm fine with it. And if my body changes, I'll be fine with that. See more »

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Studied psychology at Mercy College, New York City. See more »

Nickname:

Gabby

Star Sign:

Taurus

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Going to ruin AHS again!! peegeman
Obesity is a disease, food is an addiction grnice2000
I have to be honest... How is she getting work? Cherri83
I love her! tahomastylie
SHE IS VERY, VERY BEAUTIFUL!!!!! shydmplez
To all the fat phobics fefeyue
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