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Jennifer Lawrence Biography

Birthday: August 15, 1990
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky
Zodiac Sign: Leo

With an Academy Award nomination and win under her belt, talented young actress Jennifer Lawrence, landed the lead role in movie adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ bestselling teen sci-fi thriller, The Hunger Games! Find out more about Jennifer!

Jennifer wore a beautiful red dress for the 2011 Oscars!Jennifer wore a beautiful red dress for the 2011 Oscars!

Kentucky Chick

Jennifer Lawrence grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, and used to act in church plays when she was small. By the age of fourteen she had decided that she had a passion for acting and convinced her parents to take her to New York City in order to find an agent, she amazed people in her auditions right away, and Jennifer went on to graduate from high school two years early so she could pursue acting.

Jennifer Lawrence is a Kentucky ChickJennifer Lawrence is a Kentucky Chick

Rising Star

By 2008, Jennifer was already getting lead roles and receiving praise, specifically for her role in the independent film The Burning Plain. Jennifer earned a Best Emerging Actress Award at the Venice Film Festival for the movie. But don’t think she’s all serious, all the time, anyone who’s seen this firecracker in an interview can tell you that she’s a barrel of laughs, and she proved it by starring in the TBS show "The Bill Engvall Show".

Jennifer Never Took Acting Classes!Jennifer Never Took Acting Classes!

Career Breakthrough

Although we know she didn’t win the Academy Award for Best Actress in Winter's Bone, it’ was incredible for someone so new to the business to get nominated at the Oscars, and Jennifer was amazed! On the Jimmy Kimmel Show, she admitted to being floored by all the famous people. People called the movie Winter’s Bone her breakout performance, and we have be seeing a lot more of this beautiful girl since. In X-Men: First Class, Jennifer played the gorgeous but deadly shape-changer Mystique. 

Jennifer as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games SeriesJennifer as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games SeriesCourtesy of Lionsgate

Jennifer's starring role as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games film series established her as the highest-grossing action heroine of all time. Jennifer won an Academy Award for Best Actress for playing a depressed widow in the romantic comedy Silver Linings Playbook, making her the second-youngest Best Actress Oscar winner.

In 2012 Jennifer won an Academy Award for Best Actress in Silver Linings PlaybookIn 2012 Jennifer won an Academy Award for Best Actress in Silver Linings PlaybookCourtesy of Oscars

Did You Know…

  • Jennifer has never taken any professional acting classes, according to her, she just dove right in! What a gutsy girl!
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