Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence: Short Biography and Film History

Basic Facts

  • Name : Jennifer Shrader Lawrence
  • Birthday : August 15, 1990
  • Nationality : American
  • Occupation : Movie and Television Actress
  • Years Active : 2006 – Present


Career Highlights

  • 2010 : 1st Academy Award Nomination, Winter’s Bone
  • 2012 – 2015 : Highest-grossing Action Heroine, Hunger Games Film Series
  • 2012 : Academy and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress, Silver Linings Playbook
  • 2013 : Golden Globe Award and Academy Award Nomination, American Hustle
  • 2015 : Golden Globe Award and Academy Award Nomination, Joy


Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence


Jennifer Shrader Lawrence was born on August 15, 1990 in Louisville, Kentucky. Her mother, Karen is a children’s camp manager while Gary, her father is a construction worker. She persuaded her parents to find her a talent agent in New York City for her acting career, which made her grow up while having an acting job. She had starred in lots of television series and movies during that time.


Her best achievement as for the time of this writing is her role as Katniss Everdeen, our most-beloved archer/heroine and main protagonist in The Hunger Games Film Series. As a matter of fact, she became the highest-grossing action heroine during that time because of this movie. She also became the second youngest actress to receive an Academy Award for Best Actress for her amazing role in Silver Linings Playbook. She had also managed to get three Golden Globe Awards for Silver Linings Playbook (2012), American Hustle (2013) and Joy (2015).


As of now, it was confirmed that she’s going to play the role (once again) of our beloved shape-shifting mutant, Mystique in the upcoming Marvel Movie, X-Men: Apocalypse.


Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence