Biography Of Jennifer Lawrence

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Jennifer Lawrence ( Jennifer Shrader Lawrence) was born on August 15, 1990. She is the rising star and one of top most paid actress of Hollywood film industry, in a small career she has given some amazing performances.

Lawrence has stated that she has never taken drama classes or acting lessons simply relying on her instincts when playing a role. Hollywood star best known for playing Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games film franchise.

Early life

Lawrence was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. She is the daughter of Karen who runs a day camp, and a Gary Lawrence who owned a construction firm. She acted in a church plays until she was 14. Later she persuaded her parents to take her to New York city to work to find an agency for new talents.

She had no acting experience but in spite that she received high praise from agency for wich she auditioned. She graduated 2 years earlier in order to start her career as soon as she coluld. During her summers she worked as an assistant nurse at her mother’s day camp. Jennifer has 2 siblings, her older brothers Blaine and Ben.


Jennifer emerged, when she got her first break through on Tv, “The Bill Engvall Show” in 2007.Lawrence starred in Guillermo Arriaga’s directorial debut “The Burning Plan”. Jennifer’s performance in the film earned her the Marcello Mastroianni Award for best young emerging actor/actress during the Venice Film Festival in 2008.

Her first commercial success came with the superhero film X-Men: First Class which was released in 2011. Her big break came when she played Ree in Winter’s Bone released in 2010, which landed her Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations.

List of the best Jennifer Lawrence movies: Winter’s Bone, American Hustle, X-men: Days Of The Future Past, Silver lining Playbook, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire , X-Men: First Class, Like Crazy,The Beaver, The Poker House. Lawrence received an Oscar nomination for Best Actress from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, for Debra Granik’s Winter’s Bone movie.

Also she won a second Oscar for the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for Silver Linings Playbook movie.In 2013, Lawrence got her hands on her third Academy Award nomination. It was for her supporting role in the “American Hustle”. She is the youngest actress ever to have three Academy Award nominations. She has also appeared in the music video by a Parachute band. It was for the song “The mess I made”.

Personal life


She dated Nicholas Hoult for three years. He worked with her on X-Men movie. Then she dated Chris Martin, frontman of the Coldplay band.