Jennifer Lawrence

  • 16 July 2010

Date of birth

15th August, 1990

Occupation

Actor

Sex

1st January, 1970

Height

1.75

Jennifer Lawrence (born 15th August 1990) is an American movie star best known for starring in 'The Hunger Games' series.

Net worth: Jennifer Lawrence has earnings of $34 million according to Forbes (2014)

Acting career: Jennifer Lawrence's acting career began when she appeared on the family-centred show 'The Bill Engvall Show' on TBS and subsequently won a Young Artist Award. In 2008 she won roles in 'Garden Party' and 'The Burning Plain' which earned her another award, before also embarking on another project, 'The Poker House', earning yet another accolade. In 2010 she was the lead actress in the drama movie 'Winter's Bone' for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress as well as a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award and won eleven awards altogether. In 2011 Jennifer was in the controversial movie 'The Beaver' and later appeared as the villain Mystique in 'X-Men: First Class'. In 2012, she was in novel-to-film dystopia thriller 'The Hunger Games' where she won four Teen Choice Awards and two MTV Awards and become the highest-grossing action heroine of all time. She also appeared on the big screen for thriller 'House at the End of the Street' and rom com 'Silver Linings Playbook' alongside Bradley Cooper. The latter landed her an Academy Award. In 2013, she was in gangster movie 'American Hustle' with Christian Bale and subsequently won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA.

Personal Life: Jennifer Lawrence grew up in Louisville, Kentucky. Her parents are Karen and Gary Lawrence; Karen runs a children's summer camp which Jennifer helped out at between acting and school and her father formerly owned a construction firm called Lawrence & Associates. Jennifer attended Kammerer Middle School but left early to embark on an acting career. After being a part of local theatre from a young age, at 14 she went to New York to find an agent. She dated 'X-Men' co-star Nicholas Hoult from 2011 to 2013. The briefly reunited but soon separated the following year.

A Marvel-lous 2018 - All The Marvel Releases Coming This Year

By Stephanie Chase in Movies / TV / Theatre on 01 January 2018

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The Marvel Universe expands further in 2018 with an exciting new batch of movies and characters.

2018 is shaping up to be a great year for comic book movies with Marvel once again leading the charge. The Avengers will be back, as will the foul-mouthed Deadpool, but there’s also a few new characters getting their first big screen outing. To wet your appetite for the year ahead, here’s everything Marvel has in store for us in 2018.

Chadwick Boseman as The Black Panther

Black Panther - February 16th

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Jennifer Lawrence Embarks On A Forbidden Romance In 'Red Sparrow'

Jennifer Lawrence stars in the intense new spy thriller 'Red Sparrow', about a group of young men and women who become a part of a rather unconventional section of the world of Russian intelligence when they are trained to use sex to manipulate and trap the enemy.

Dominika Egorova wants nothing more than a future in ballet, and yet her uncle still forces her to join the Russian intelligence service as a member of Sparrow School; a special training camp which encourages agents to use their bodies to seduce, manipulate and ultimately eradicate their targets.

Her first mission involves tracking down an American agent named Nathaniel Nash, played by Joel Edgerton, who is also on his first tour with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). He's in charge of some of the most sensitive projects relating to Russian intelligence, but when they collide, a forbidden relationship arises.

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Are Jennifer Lawrence And Brad Pitt An Item?

By Charlotte Court in Movies / TV / Theatre on 13 December 2017

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Rumours have begun circulating the two single actors are together

Are Jennifer Lawrence and Brad Pitt in a relationship? Rumours have been swirling that eligible bachelor Pitt and multi-award winning actress Lawrence are romancing each other.

Image caption Is Jennifer Lawrence dating Brad Pitt?

According to Star Magazine, Pitt, 54, has "landed the woman of his dreams" in 27-year-old Lawrence - who has recently split from Mother! director 48-year-old Darren Aronofsky after a year of dating.

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Jennifer Lawrence "Always Knew" She Would Become Famous

By Ed Biggs in Movies / TV / Theatre on 07 December 2017

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Jennifer Lawrence was completely prepared for fame when it arrived, according to former Paramount exec Sherry Lansing.

She’s one of the biggest stars in the world and the highest-paid female actor in Hollywood after years of hard work, but apparently Jennifer Lawrence “always knew” she was going to be famous.

At least, that’s according to a Hollywood executive, who presented the 27 year old with an award named after her at The Hollywood Reporter’s annual Power 100 Women in Entertainment breakfast this week.

Former Paramount Studios CEO Sherry Lansing explained in her speech at the event that she knew, right from their very first meeting, that everything would be fine with Lawrence and her exposure to the demands of mega-stardom that were about to come with The Hunger Games.

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Jennifer Lawrence Turns Into An "A**hole" To Avoid Selfies With Fans

By Ed Biggs in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 29 November 2017

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J-Law told fellow actor Adam Sandler that she often becomes "incredibly rude" in public as a defence against selfie-seeking fans.

Jennifer Lawrence has explained how she tends to be “incredibly rude” if approached in public, a tactic she has developed in order to avoid pushy fans asking for selfies.

The 27 year old star of the X-Men and Hunger Games franchises, and the highest paid actress in the world for the last two years, admitted that she is often extremely blunt when it comes to impromptu photo opportunities with fans.

Speaking to fellow Hollywood star Adam Sandler as part of Variety’s ‘Actors On Actors’ interview series, she said that she’d even go so far as to describe herself as an “asshole” when confronted by members of the public.

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Darren Aronofsky Was Obsessed With 'Mother!' Reviews And Jennifer Lawrence Couldn't Deal

By Stephanie Chase in Movies / TV / Theatre on 28 November 2017

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The actress and director recently broke up - but could the pressure of 'Mother’s' negative reviews have contributed?

It was hard to escape the negative press surrounding Jennifer Lawrence’s last movie Mother! - but for the actress herself it was impossible

Speaking to Adam Sandler (of all people) Jennifer opened up about the film’s negative reviews, admitting that then-boyfriend Darren Aronofsky couldn’t stop talking about them.

Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky dealt with the negative reviews of Mother! differently

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Jennifer Lawrence Wants To Ditch Hollywood To Milk Goats On A Farm

By Stephanie Chase in Movies / TV / Theatre on 26 November 2017

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The actress is craving the simple life, after working non-stop for the past few years.

With four Oscar nominations and one Best Actress win, Jennifer Lawrence has firmly established herself as one of the most successful actors in modern Hollywood.

But it seems the 27-year-old is feeling a little burnt out from churning out an average of three films a year.

In a new interview with Elle magazine, Jennifer said she's ready to take a break from the spotlight - and milk goats on a farm.

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Darren Aronfsky Calls Jennifer Lawrence 'Brilliant' Despite Break-Up

By Holly Mosley in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 23 November 2017

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Probably one of the saddest break-ups of the year.

Just weeks after their latest movie 'Mother!' hit the big screen, it has been revealed that Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky have split up after dating for more than a year. It's not all bad news though, because they are clearly still very firm friends.

Image caption Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky at 'Mother!' premiere

The 27-year-old actress and the 48-year-old director apparently started dating after completing the horror movie 'Mother!' in September 2016, though they kept their relationship largely under wraps. Now they have decided they are not the best fit for each other after all.

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Jennifer Lawrence Splits From Darren Aronofsky

By Ed Biggs in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 22 November 2017

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Lawrence and Aronofsky split around a month ago, according to reports, ending their one-year relationship.

Jennifer Lawrence has split from Darren Aronofsky, bringing to an end their romance which lasted for just over a year.

The Oscar-winning Hunger Games actress, 27, has parted ways amicably with 48 year old director Aronofsky, having called it quits just over a month ago, according to a report by Entertainment Tonight on Wednesday (November 22nd).

The former couple met in 2016, when Lawrence starred in Aronofsky’s psychological horror movie Mother!, which was released a couple of months ago in cinemas to a rather divided reception.

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Jennifer Lawrence Speaks Out About Nude Photo Hack "Violation"

By Charlotte Court in Movies / TV / Theatre on 21 November 2017

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The actress' personal accounts were hacked and intimate pictures of her were released online

Outspoken Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence has spoken out about a photo hack which saw nude pictures of her leaked to the world and called it "unbelievably violating". The Hunger Games star had intimate photos of her posted online after her personal Apple and iCloud accounts were illegally accessed.

Jennifer Lawrence has spoken out about the "violating" hack she experienced

The incident occurred in 2014 and earlier this year, Lawrence said she still felt "terrified" following the violation.

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Jennifer Lawrence spotted out in Manhattan. Jennifer is currently promoting her new movie Passengers which also stars Chris Pratt. - New York, United States - Monday 5th December 2016

Jennifer Lawrence at the photocall for 'Passengers' held at Hotel Villa Magna, Madrid, Spain - Wednesday 30th November 2016