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Birth information

6 May 1983 Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

Given Name

Gabourey MaLingair Sidibe

Nickname

Gabby

How tall is Gabourey Sidibe?

1.65 m

Life Story of 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 Senegalese. Her parents split when she was a youngster and Gabby grew up in Harlem. Though she was cast in school plays as a child, Sidibe had no interest in acting. She had witnessed her mother's financial struggles as a street singer and wanted the security that an education and a desk job would give her. After attending local colleges, Gabby pursued a degree in psychology at Mercy College. She was in the middle of preparing for an exam when a friend phoned her about an audition for the newest effort from Lee Daniels, Precious (2009).

Instead of attending class, she ended up being cast in the title role as Claireece "Precious" Jones, a taciturn, sixteen year-old who is pregnant for the second time after being raped by her father and is also on the receiving end of constant physical abuse by her mother. As grim as the...

Publications and Magazines about Gabourey Sidibe

Sidibe, Gabourey This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare. 2017

What movies did Gabourey Sidibe play or participate?

Producers Filmography
Hair Love (2019) ,
Directors Filmography
Empire (2019) , The Tale of Four (2016) ,
Actors Filmography
Empire (2019) Becky, Come As You Are (2019) Sam, American Horror Story (2018) Queenie / Regina Ross, Difficult People (2017) Denise, BoJack Horseman (2017) Tamara, Drunk History (2016) Ella Fitzgerald, Brad Neely's Harg Nallin' Sclopio Peepio (2016) Various, The Brothers Grimsby (2016) Banu the Cleaner, Gravy (2015) Winketta, Top Five (2014) Gabourey Sidibe, Life Partners (2014) Jen, White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)...

Birth information

6 May 1983 Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

Given Name

Gabourey MaLingair Sidibe

Nickname

Gabby

How tall is Gabourey Sidibe?

1.65 m

Life Story of 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 Senegalese. Her parents split when she was a youngster and Gabby grew up in Harlem. Though she was cast in school plays as a child, Sidibe had no interest in acting. She had witnessed her mother's financial struggles as a street singer and wanted the security that an education and a desk job would give her. After attending local colleges, Gabby pursued a degree in psychology at Mercy College. She was in the middle of preparing for an exam when a friend phoned her about an audition for the newest effort from Lee Daniels, Precious (2009).

Instead of attending class, she ended up being cast in the title role as Claireece "Precious" Jones, a taciturn, sixteen year-old who is pregnant for the second time after being raped by her father and is also on the receiving end of constant physical abuse by her mother. As grim as the...

Publications and Magazines about Gabourey Sidibe

Sidibe, Gabourey This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare. 2017

What movies did Gabourey Sidibe play or participate?

Producers Filmography
Hair Love (2019) ,
Directors Filmography
Empire (2019) , The Tale of Four (2016) ,
Actors Filmography
Empire (2019) Becky, Come As You Are (2019) Sam, American Horror Story (2018) Queenie / Regina Ross, Difficult People (2017) Denise, BoJack Horseman (2017) Tamara, Drunk History (2016) Ella Fitzgerald, Brad Neely's Harg Nallin' Sclopio Peepio (2016) Various, The Brothers Grimsby (2016) Banu the Cleaner, Gravy (2015) Winketta, Top Five (2014) Gabourey Sidibe, Life Partners (2014) Jen, White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)...

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Craig Cackowski and Gabourey Sidibe in Drunk History (2013)

Studied psychology at Mercy College, New York City.

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Craig Cackowski and Gabourey Sidibe in Drunk History (2013)

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.

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Juno Temple and Gabourey Sidibe in Drunk History (2013)

Attended the Borough of Manhattan Community College whose most famous alumnus is Queen Latifah.

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Juno Temple and Gabourey Sidibe in Drunk History (2013)

Daughter of Alice Tan Ridley.

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Gabourey Sidibe in Drunk History (2013)

She and Adam Scarimbolo just signed with manager Jill Kaplan at Principal Entertainment.

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Gabourey Sidibe in Drunk History (2013)

Parents split when she was younger.

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Gabourey Sidibe in Drunk History (2013)

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

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Gabourey Sidibe in Precious - Das Leben ist kostbar (2009)

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.

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Conan O'Brien and Gabourey Sidibe in Conan (2010)

Is one of 17 actresses to have received a Best Actress Oscar nomination for a performance where they acted out a labor and/or birth; hers being for Precious (2009). The others in chronological order are Luise Rainer for The Good Earth (1937), Jane Wyman for Johnny Belinda (1948), Eleanor Parker for Caged (1950), Elizabeth Taylor for Raintree County (1957), Leslie Caron for The L-Shaped Room (1962), Shirley MacLaine for Irma la Douce (1963), Vanessa Redgrave for Isadora (1968), Geneviève Bujold for Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), Marsha Mason for Cinderella Liberty (1973), Ann-Margret for Tommy (1975), Ellen Burstyn for Same Time, Next Year (1978), Jessica Lange for Sweet Dreams (1985), Meryl Streep for A Cry in the Dark (1988), Samantha Morton for In America (2002), Ellen Page for Juno (2007), and Ruth Negga for Loving (2016).

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Gabourey Sidibe in Conan (2010)

She is a lifelong Democrat.

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Taraji P. Henson, Gabourey Sidibe, and Serayah in Empire (2015)

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Gabourey Sidibe and Serayah in Empire (2015)

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Gabourey Sidibe in Empire (2015)

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Taye Diggs and Gabourey Sidibe in Empire (2015)

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Gabourey Sidibe in Empire (2015)

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Taraji P. Henson and Gabourey Sidibe in Empire (2015)

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Annie Ilonzeh, Gabourey Sidibe, and Bre-Z in Empire (2015)

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Jussie Smollett and Gabourey Sidibe in Empire (2015)

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Gabourey Sidibe and Serayah in Empire (2015)

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Jussie Smollett and Gabourey Sidibe in Empire (2015)

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Mo McRae and Gabourey Sidibe in Empire (2015)

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Jussie Smollett and Gabourey Sidibe in Empire (2015)

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Trai Byers, Gabourey Sidibe, and Bryshere Y. Gray in Empire (2015)

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Jussie Smollett, Gabourey Sidibe, and Bryshere Y. Gray in Empire (2015)

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Terrence Howard and Gabourey Sidibe in Empire (2015)

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Naomi Campbell, Terrence Howard, and Gabourey Sidibe in Empire (2015)

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Terrence Howard and Gabourey Sidibe in Empire (2015)

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Finn Wittrock and Gabourey Sidibe in American Horror Story (2011)

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Jimmi Simpson, Michael Weston, Molly Ephraim, Lily Cole, etc.

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