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Gabourey Sidibe

Biography

Gabourey Sidibe

Gabourey Sidibe is an award-winning actress who is best known for the title role of Precious. She has since starred in "American Horror Story: Coven," "Difficult People," and as Becky on Fox’s smash-hit sensation "Empire," and recently made her directorial debut with the short film The Tale of Four. She was born in Brooklyn and raised in Harlem, New York.

Books by Gabourey Sidibe

by Gabourey Sidibe - Memoir, Nonfiction

In THIS IS JUST MY FACE, Gabourey Sidibe --- the “gives-zero-effs queen of Hollywood AND perceptive best friend in your head” (Lena Dunham) --- paints her unconventional rise to fame with full-throttle honesty. Sidibe tells engrossing, inspiring stories about her Bed-Stuy/Harlem/Senegalese family life with a polygamous father and a gifted mother who supports her two children by singing in the subway, her first job as a phone sex “talker,” and her Oscar-nominated role in Lee Daniels’s Precious.