Jennifer Lawrence is an American actress who rose to prominence thanks to her roles as Mystique and Katniss in the X-Men and the Hunger Games film series, respectively. She is one of the highest-paid actresses in the world.
Indian Hills, Kentucky, the United States of America
Jennifer Shrader Lawrence started performing at a young age and was scouted when she was just 14 years old. She grew up with a tomboyish style, often playing roughly with other kids and her brothers, in particular. The actress has been married to Cooke Maroney since 2019. She used to date Nicholas Hoult.
The first important acting role for Jennifer Lawrence was in the sitcom The Bill Engvall Show that ran between 2007 and 2009. In 2008, she made her film debut in Garden Party, followed by Winter’s Bone, her breakthrough role. After that, Jennifer Lawrence was cast as Mystique in the X-Men series, which provided her with a high-impact starring role and later, as Katniss Everdeen, the protagonist in The Hunger Games film series that truly made her a household name. She further boosted her career with acclaimed roles like a woman with a mental disorder in the Silver Linings Playbook, which got her an Oscar. In 2013, she appeared alongside Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale and Robert De Nero in ‘American Hustle’.
She has played various roles in films from different genres, like the 2016 sci-fi Passengers, 2017 horror mother!, or the 2018 thriller Red Sparrow. In 2018, the actress also founded her own production company under the name Excellent Cadaver.
The actress has gained a lot of attention and support for her acting ability, especially notorious in such a young woman, and also for her down-to-earth and quirky persona that was seen as relatable and appealing. Lawrence has starred and played supporting roles in various films, from indie dramas to high-profile action blockbusters. She has shown a significant range in terms of acting ability.
Lawrence has done modeling work for Dior and is an ambassador for the brand, even wearing a Dior wedding gown for her wedding. In addition, she has been a model for other brands.
The actress advocates for Planned Parenthood, gender equality, the Special Olympics, and other causes. In addition, she runs the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation that is dedicated to a variety of charitable causes.
Jennifer Lawrence holds the distinction of being the highest-paid action heroine ever and was the highest-paid actress in 2015 and 2016.
The actress has won an Academy Award for Best Actress, and she was the second-youngest best actress winner, getting the Oscar at age 22. She also has won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and three Golden Globe Awards.
Lawrence is known for her activism as a feminist.
Jennifer Lawrence is distantly related to Jeremy Renner, with whom she shared the screen in American Hustle, through a distant ancestor they have in common.
Her performance in ‘Don’t look up’ released in 2021, in which she was seen with Leonardo DiCaprio has been widely appreciated.
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