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Gabourey Sidibe


Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe, the star of Precious (2009), was 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 27 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Precious Precious
(2009)
Tower Heist Odessa
(2011)
(2012)
The Big C Andrea Jackson
(2010-2013)

Filmography

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 2013-2018 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Queenie / Regina Ross
- Apocalypse Then (2018) ... Queenie
- Fire and Reign (2018) ... Queenie
- Traitor (2018) ... Queenie
- Boy Wonder (2018) ... Queenie
- Could It Be... Satan? (2018) ... Queenie
 2015-2018 Empire (TV Series)
Becky
- What Is Done (2018) ... Becky
- The Depth of Grief (2018) ... Becky
- Love All, Trust a Few (2018) ... Becky
- Pride (2018) ... Becky
 2015-2017 Difficult People (TV Series)
Denise
- The Silkwood (2017) ... Denise
- Code Change (2017) ... Denise
- Passover Bump (2017) ... Denise
- Carter (2016) ... Denise
- 36 Candles (2016) ... Denise
 2017 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Tamara
- The Old Sugarman Place (2017) ... Tamara (voice)
 2016 Drunk History (TV Series)
Ella Fitzgerald
- Legends (2016) ... Ella Fitzgerald
 2016 Brad Neely's Harg Nallin' Sclopio Peepio (TV Series)
Various
- For Alba (2016)
- For Charlize (2016)
- For Johansson (2016)
- For Sarandon (2016)
- For Winona (2016) ... Various
 2016 The Brothers Grimsby
Banu the Cleaner
 2015 Gravy
Winketta
 2014 Top Five
Gabourey Sidibe
 2014 Life Partners
Jen
 2010-2013 The Big C (TV Series)
Andrea Jackson
- The Finale (2013) ... Andrea Jackson
- Quality of Death (2013) ... Andrea Jackson
- You Can't Take It with You (2013) ... Andrea Jackson
- Quality of Life (2013) ... Andrea Jackson
- Fly Away (2012) ... Andrea Jackson
 2012 Seven Psychopaths
Sharice
 2012 Foster the People: Don't Stop (Video short)
 2011 Tower Heist
Odessa
 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)
 2011 Yelling to the Sky
Latonya Williams
 2009/II Precious
Precious
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Other Works:

Release of her book, "This is Just My Face, Try Not to Stare". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gabby Sidibe

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

People are always like 'wow you are so strong,' but I think of it is my strength came from weakness in a lot of ways [...] because I just got so tired, it was like being beaten. That's what made me kind of start to stand up, for myself. See more »

Trivia:

Her father is from Senegal. Her mother is African-American, and is originally from Georgia. See more »

Nickname:

Gabby

Star Sign:

Taurus

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