|Born:||August 15, 1990|
Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
|Years active:||2006 - present|
|Bra/cup size:||36C (80C)|
|Height:||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight:||139 lb (63 kg)|
Jennifer Shrader Lawrence (born August 15, 1990) is an American television and film actress. She is best known for her Academy Award nominated role in the film Winter's Bone (2010) and for her role on the TBS comedy The Bill Engvall Show.
Jennifer's other film credits include a lead role in Lori Petty's Poker House opposite Selma Blair and Bokeem Woodbine as well as roles in Devil You Know and Garden Party. She also starred in Guillermo Arriaga's directorial debut The Burning Plain, opposite Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger. Her television credits include roles on Cold Case, Medium, and Monk.
Jennifer received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for her role in the 2010 movie Winter's Bone.
In 2011, she appeared in the Jodie Foster directed film The Beaver and then in X-Men: First Class in the role of Mystique. She stars in the 2012 blockbuster The Hunger Games as lead character Katniss Everdeen.
Filming for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the next installment in the Hunger Games series, began in September 2012, and the film was released on November 22, 2013.It became a major commercial and critical success. Lawrence's portrayal of Katniss Everdeen won her praise from fans and critics alike. Stephanie Zacharek of The Village Voice wrote that Lawrence is "both on fire and in the process of becoming, and it's magnificent to watch."Catching Fire surpassed Iron Man 3 on January 9, 2014, for highest box office earnings of 2013 in North America with $409.4 million.
Lawrence also played Rosalyn Rosenfeld, a supporting role in David O. Russell's crime drama American Hustle. The film, based on the FBI ABSCAM operation, is set against the backdrop of political corruption in New Jersey in the late 1970s. Lawrence played the wife of a con artist portrayed by Christian Bale. The film also features Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, and Jeremy Renner in principal roles, and was released on December 20, 2013.
Lawrence received critical acclaim for her performance and was nominated for Best Supporting Actress by the Screen Actors Guild and the Critics' Choice Awards. She won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress on January 12, 2014. She also received the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and a third Academy Award nomination, her first for a supporting role, becoming the youngest actress to have three nominations.
In the media
Lawrence's performances thus far have prompted Rolling Stone to call her "the most talented young actress in America." In 2013, Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world, ELLE Magazine named her the most powerful woman in the entertainment business in 2013, and in 2013 she ranked No. 1 on AskMen's list of Top 99 Most Desirable Women of the year. In June 2013, Lawrence was ranked #49 on Forbes' list of the world's most powerful celebrities. She was ranked second among actresses, having earned an estimated $26 million over the previous year.
In 2014, Lawrence was ranked #1 on the FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World list. That year, she also topped the list of Forbes's Most Powerful Actresses and was ranked No. 12 in the list of Celebrity 100. In August 2014, Lawrence was named the second highest paid actress in Hollywood behind Sandra Bullock, making her the youngest actress in the top 10.
Donald Sutherland compared Lawrence to Laurence Olivier and also described her as an "exquisite and brilliant actor." Film director David O. Russell has praised her effortless acting that make her performances look easy. Lawrence was never involved with theater and did not take acting classes. She stated, "I've always studied people and been fascinated by their reactions and feelings. And I think that's the best acting class you can take – watching real people, listening to them and studying them."
On August 31, 2014, nude photographs of Jennifer Lawrence leaked online, believed to be the actions of a hacker. Lawrence confirmed that the photographs were real.