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Jennifer Lawrence
"The most talented young actress in America"
Rolling Stone magazine
Before Fame
Born August 15, 1990 in Louisville, Kentucky
2 older brothers, Ben and Blaine
Graduated from high school 2 years early to pursue her acting career (with a GPA of 3.9)
When 14, she had her parents take her to NYC to find a talent agent
TV Show Appearances and Minor Movie Roles
The Bill Engvall Show, 2007-2009
Guest-starred in Cold Case, Medium, and Monk
Auditioned to play Bella Swan in Twilight, but obviously didn't get the role
Garden Party (2008)
The Burning Plain (2009)
The Poker House (2008)
The Beaver (2011)
Like Crazy (2011)
Breakout Performance:
Winter's Bone
Role: Ree Dolly, 17 year old girl who has to take care of her mentally ill mother and her siblings
Awards for performance: Best Breakthrough Performance (National Board of Review), Best Actress (Academy Award)
Nominations: Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Independent Spirit Awards, Satellite Awards
Lawrence in Monk
The Hunger Games Trilogy
Plays Katniss Everdeen
Based off of series by Suzanne Collins
First movie, The Hunger Games came out March 23, 2012
Second movie, Catching Fire, was released November 22, 2013
Mockingjay Part 1 is going to be released November 21, 2014 and Mockingjay Part 2 will be released November 20, 2015
The Hunger Games made $152.5 million opening weekend in North America
"her performance is more than acting, it's a gathering storm. Lawrence's eyes are a roadmap to what's tearing Ree apart." Rolling Stone
"an incredible amount of self-assuredness, you got the sense that this girl knew exactly who she was. And then she came in and read for me and just knocked me out; I'd never seen an audition like that before in my life. It was one of those things where you just glimpse your whole movie in front of you."

-Gary Ross, director
Awards for Hunger Games
Best Actress, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films(2013)
Best Actress in an Action movie, Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards (2013)
Best Actress, Empire Awards (UK, 2013)
Best Female Performance and Best Fight, MTV Movie Awards (2012)
Favorite Face of Heroism, Favorite On-Screen Chemistry, and Favorite Movie Actress, People's Choice Awards (2013)
Movie Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Movie Liplock, and Film Chemistry, Teen Choice Awards (2012)

11 Awards for The Hunger Games
X-Men: First Class
Plays Mystique, shape shifting villain
Will be Mystique in X-Men: Days of Future Past, out this year
Nominations for Role: Best Superhero (People's Choice, 2012), Movie Chemistry and Movie Breakout: Female (Teen's Choice, 2011)
House at the End of the Street
Role: Elissa Cassidy, a girl who has a psychotic murderer boyfriend
Released September 2012
Nominations: Actor of the Year, Central Ohio Film Critics Association
(2013), Best Scared Performance, MTV Movie Awards (2013)
Won: Favorite Movie Actress, People's Choice (2013)
Will be in sequel, X-Men: Days of Future Past
Silver Linings Playbook
Role: Tiffany Maxwell, a woman whose husband died and is suffering from depression
Adaptation of the book, Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick
Had a limited release in the US November 16, 2012, and opened in more areas the next week
Best Actress: Broadcast Film Critics Association (2013), Chicago Film Critics Association (2012), Online Film Critics Society (2013), San Diego Film Critics Society (2012), Vancouver Film Critics Circle (2013), and Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (2012)
Best Actress in a Leading Role: BAFTA (2013), Phoenix Film Critics Society (2012)
Best Ensemble/ Cast Performance: Central Ohio Film Critics Association (2013), Gotham Awards (2012), Phoenix Film Critics Society (2012), Screen Actors Guild (2013)
Actor of the Year: Central Ohio Film Critics Association (2013),
London Critics Circle (2013),
Best International Actress: Irish Film and Television Awards (2013)
Best On-Screen Duo: MTV Movie Awards (2013)
Best Musical Moment: MTV Movie Awards (2013)
Best Performance by an Actress: Academy Awards (2013), Austin Film Critics Association (2013), MTV Movie Awards (2013), Screen Actors Guild (2013)
Best/ Favorite Actress (in a Comedy/ Motion Picture): Austin Film Critics Association (2013), Australian Film Institute (2013), Broadcast Film Critics Association (2013), Central Ohio Film Critics Association (2013), Kansas City Film Critics Circle (2012), Las Vegas Film Critics Society (2012), People's Choice (2013), Satellite Awards (2012), Southeastern Film Critics Association (2012)
Best Female Lead: Independent Spirit (2013)
Best Kiss: MTV Movie Awards (2013)
Awards Won for Silver Linings Playbook
15 WINS for Silver Linings Playbook
"There's an expressiveness in her eyes and in her face, that many stars have to work for, that's ageless,"
David O. Russel, director
American Hustle
Role: Rosalyn Rosenfield, based off of Cynthia Marie Weinberg, wife of a con artist that participated in a political corruption in New Jersey in the late 1970s
Released December 13, 2013
Nominations: Best Supporting Actress: Academy Awards (2014), Broadcast Film Critics Association (2014), Chicago Film Critics Association (2014), London Critics Circle Film Awards (2014), Online Film Critics Society Awards (2014), Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards (2013), San Diego Film Critics Society Awards (2013), Satellite Awards (2014), Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014), and Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards (2013)
Wins: Best Supporting Actress: Golden Globes (2014), BAFTA (2014), Australian Film Institute (2014), Central Ohio Film Critics Association (2014), National Society of Film Critics Awards (2014), New York Film Critics Circle Awards (2014), San Francisco Film Critics Circle (2013), Toronto Film Critics Association Awards (2014), and Vancouver Film Critics Circle (2014)
Best Acting Ensemble, Broadcast Film Critics Association (2014), Palm Springs International Film Festival (2014), and Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)

10 Wins for American Hustle
Plans for the Future
April 2014: Serena, a movie based on the book by Ron Rash should be released
2014: Appearing as Mystique in X-Men: Days of Future Past
November 2014 and 2015: Katniss Everdeen in Mockingjay Part 1 and 2
Starring in and producing The Rules of Inheritance
Starring in East of Eden, Burial Rites, The Ends of the Earth, and The Glass Castle

"There are actresses who build themselves, and then there are actresses who are built by others. I want to build myself."
Jennifer Lawrence
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