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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 26 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

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

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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 am the only consistent person in my life and so I better like myself, and I better love myself. And I really better know that I'm as beautiful as anyone else. See more »

Trivia:

Is one of 10 African-American actresses to be nominated for the Best Actress Oscar. The others in chronological order are: Dorothy Dandridge, Diana Ross, Cicely Tyson, Diahann Carroll, Whoopi Goldberg, Angela Bassett, Halle Berry, Viola Davis, and Quvenzhané Wallis. See more »

Nickname:

Gabby

Star Sign:

Taurus

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