Jennifer Shrader Lawrence (born August 15, 1990) is an American actress. Her first major role was as a lead cast member on the TBS sitcom The Bill Engvall Show (2007–09). She appeared in the independent dramas The Burning Plain (2008) and Winter's Bone (2010), for which she received an Academy Award for Best Actress nomination. Her first commercial success came with the superhero film X-Men: First Class (2011).
jennifer Lawrence gained international fame for playing heroine Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games film series (2012–15), which established her as the highest-grossing action heroine as of 2015. She starred in David O. Russell's romantic comedy Silver Linings Playbook (2012), for which she won a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and the Academy Award for Best Actress, becoming the second-youngest Best Actress Oscar winner. For her supporting role in Russell's comedy-drama American Hustle (2013), she won a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award, and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
jennifer Lawrence was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. She is the daughter of Karen (née Koch; b. 1956), a children's camp manager, and Gary jennifer Lawrence, a construction worker. She has two older brothers, Ben and Blaine. By the age of 14, she had decided to pursue an acting career, persuading her parents to take her to New York City to find a talent agent. Prior to finding success in Hollywood, Lawrence attended Kammerer Middle School in Louisville. She graduated from high school two years early with a 3.9/4.0 average, aiming at a career in acting. While growing up and in between acting.
Jennifer Lawrence Career
Lawrence began her acting career in the TBS comedy series The Bill Engvall Show, playing Lauren Pearson, the oldest daughter. The series premiered in September 2007 and ran for three seasons. Actors on the show, including Jennifer Lawrence, won a Young Artist Award for Outstanding Young Performers in a TV Series and were nominated for Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama). In 2008, Lawrence made her film debut with a minor role in Garden Party, followed by a starring role in Lori Petty's drama film The Poker House, as a young victim of abuse. Jennifer Lawrence was awarded the Los Angeles Film Festival Award for Outstanding Performance for her role in the latter film. Jennifer Lawrence next appeared in Guillermo Arriaga's directorial feature debut The Burning Plain (2008), with Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger. Her performance earned her the Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Emerging Actress at the Venice Film Festival. jennifer Lawrence also appeared in the music video for the song "The Mess I Made" by Parachute.
jennifer Lawrence at the 83rd Academy Awards in February 2011
jennifer Lawrence's lead role in Debra Granik's Winter's Bone (2010), which won Best Picture at the Sundance Film Festival, is often cited as her breakout performance. She portrays a 17-year-old in the Ozark Mountains who cares for her mentally ill mother and younger siblings while searching for her missing father. Her performance was highly acclaimed by film critics. David Denby of The New Yorker said the film "would be unimaginable with anyone less charismatic playing Ree. Peter Travers from Rolling Stone opined that "her performance is more than acting, it's a gathering storm. jennifer Lawrence's eyes are a roadmap to what's tearing Ree apart." jennifer Lawrence was awarded the National Board of Review Award for Best Breakthrough Performance and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress.
jennifer Lawrence In 2011, Lawrence co-starred in the independent film Like Crazy, which premiered at the 27th Sundance Film Festival, and she appeared in The Beaver, a dark comedy starring Jodie Foster and Mel Gibson. The latter film was completed in 2009 but was stalled due to controversy concerning Gibson. jennifer Lawrence also starred alongside James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender in X-Men: First Class (2011), a prequel to the previously released X-Men film series. portrayed the shape-shifting villain Mystique, played by Rebecca Romijn in earlier X-Men films. First Class was a commercial success, earning $353.6 million at the international box office. jennifer Lawrence joined the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences that year.
jennifer Lawrence In 2012, Lawrence starred as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games, based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Suzanne Collins. Despite being a fan of the books, jennifer Lawrence took three days to accept the role because she was initially intimidated by the size of the film and how it might affect her career. She underwent extensive training for the role, including archery, rock and tree climbing, and combat. With international revenues of $691.2 million, The Hunger Games became the first major box office hit ($350 million and up) built around a female action star, marking jennifer Lawrence as the highest-grossing action heroine. Though the film generally received positive reviews, jennifer Lawrence's portrayal of Katniss was particularly praised. Todd McCarthy from The Hollywood Reporter wrote that Lawrence embodies Katniss "just as one might imagine her from the novel," and "anchors" the film "with impressive gravity and presence," ultimately calling her "the ideal screen actress." Chicago Sun-Times film critic Roger Ebert agreed that "jennifer Lawrence is strong and convincing in the central role."
Jennifer Lawrence In 2013, Lawrence reprised her role as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the second installment in the Hunger Games series. It was a major commercial success, with box office earnings of $864.9 million. jennifer Lawrence's performance earned praise; Stephanie Zacharek of The Village Voice wrote that Lawrence was "both on fire and in the process of becoming, and it's magnificent to watch." jennifer Lawrence next took a supporting role in David . Russell's crime drama American Hustle (2013) as the wife of a con man portrayed by Christian Bale. Based on the FBI's ABSCAM operation, the film is set against the
jennifer Lawrence replaced Angelina Jolie in Susanne Bier's depression-era drama Serena, based on the novel of the same name by Ron Rash. jennifer Lawrence played the titular character, an unstable woman who learns that she can never have children with her husband, played by Bradley Cooper. Serena was completed in 2012, and was finally released in 2014 to poor reviews. In 2014, jennifer Lawrence again played Mystique in X-Men: Days of Future Past, which grossed $748.1 million worldwide, and reprised her role as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, the first half of a two-part adaptation of the final Hunger Games novel. For the musical score of the latter film, she was featured on the song "The Hanging Tree", which reached the top 40 on multiple international singles charts. The film was a box office success, grossing $751.9 million worldwide.
In 2013, jennifer Lawrence was among the Time 100, an annual list of the most influential people in the world published by Time, was named the most powerful woman in the entertainment business by Elle, and was ranked as the second-most powerful actress by Forbes, having earned an estimated $26 million over the previous year. In 2014, Forbes named her the second-highest-paid actress in Hollywood behind Sandra Bullock, and cited her as the most powerful actress, ranking at No. 12 overall in the magazine's Celebrity 100 list. She has also garnered publicity for her physical appearance: AskMen named her the "most desirable woman" of 2013, and FHM listed her as its annual "s... woman in the world" in 2014.
In 2014,jennifer Lawrence.s Personal life Photo leaks On August 31, 2014, nude photographs of Lawrence leaked online, believed to be obtained from her iCloud account by a hacker. jennifer Lawrence confirmed that the photographs are real.
Jennifer Lawrence Philanthropy
jennifer Lawrence is active in charities such as the World Food Programme, Feeding America, and The Thirst Project. She organized an early screening of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire to benefit Saint Mary's Center, a special disabilities organization located in her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, and raised more than $40,000 for the cause. jennifer Lawrence is an official ambassador of the Special Olympics, the world's largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. jennifer Lawrence has created the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation, which supports charities such as the Screen Actors Guild Foundation, Special Olympics, and Do Something, a non-profit organization with the goal of motivating young people to take action around social changes. jennifer Lawrence also held a fundraising contest for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles as part of the LA premiere of The Hunger Games.
Jennifer lawrence movies list
Jennifer Lawrence 8 Movies That Made Her Hollywood’s Hottest Star
1. Katniss — The Hunger Games series
3. Ree — Winter’s Bone
4. Mystique — X-Men: First Class reboot series
5. Rosalyn — American Hustle
6. Sam — Like Crazy
7. Agnes — The Poker House
8. Mariana — The Burning Plain