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.

Who's Jennifer Lawrence's New Boyfriend?

By Holly Mosley in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 08 June 2018

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She's apparently dating a New York art gallery director.

It looks like Jennifer Lawrence has a new beau! The actress is reportedly dating an art gallery director from New York named Cooke Maroney, and while he's not famous like his rumoured girlfriend, the pair seem to be a great fit. Of course, the relationship is being kept as private as possible in its early days.

Image caption Jennifer Lawrence at 'Red Sparrow' premiere

The 27-year-old 'Mother!' actress has apparently been dating the New York University alumnus for 'a few weeks', after being introduced by a mutual friend. This new relationship comes just a few months after Jennifer split from her boyfriend of one year, film director Darren Aronofsky.

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Jennifer Lawrence on the red carpet at the 90th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars) 2018 held at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. This year's winner of Best Picture was 'The Shape of Water', with director Guillermo del Toro winning Best Achievement in Directing - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 4th March 2018

Jennifer Lawrence Confesses She's A 'Psychopath' And A 'Bad Tipper' In Polygraph

By Holly Williams in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 02 March 2018

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This is an interview she never thought she'd end up doing.

Jennifer Lawrence bravely underwent a polygraph test during a recent interview, and fans discovered a few things about her that the actress probably never thought would get out there. They include a very bad restaurany habit, and some dark thoughts that she admits are bordering on 'psychopathic'.

Image caption Jennifer Lawrence at the 'Red Sparrow' premiere

At the start of the polygraph interview with Variety, she admits that she feels nervous. The reason why is that she feels like 'everybody hates [her]' because of the things that are said about her on the internet. Nonetheless, she proceeds with the questioning.

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Jennifer Lawrence: 'I Have Not Dated Chris Pratt Or Brad Pitt'

By Holly Mosley in Movies / TV / Theatre on 27 February 2018

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The J-Law romance rumours debunked by the woman herself.

Being an A-list Hollywood star isn't without its complications, and usually that includes the media speculating about your love life. Jennifer Lawrence has had way too much experience of that, and she's lately been forced to deny that she had any hand in Chris Pratt and Anna Faris' divorce.

Image caption Jennifer Lawrence at the 'Red Sparrow' premiere

It's nothing new for the 27-year-old to date one of her colleagues - after all she met Nicholas Hoult on the set of 'X-Men: First Class', and her most recent break-up was from 'Mother!' director Darren Aronofsky - but she insists that there was never a romantic connection between her and her 'Passengers' co-star Chris Pratt.

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Jennifer Lawrence at the New York premiere of 'Red Sparrow' held at Alice Tully Hall. The film has been directed by Francis Lawrence and stars Jennifer Lawrence and Joel Edgerton - New York, New York, United States - Monday 26th February 2018

Harvey Weinstein Issues 'Apology' For Citing Jennifer Lawrence And Meryl Streep In Legal Defence

By Ed Biggs in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 23 February 2018

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Lawrence and Streep had both condemned Weinstein for using their statements in an attempt to dismiss a lawsuit brought by six women.

In the face of criticism from Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence for using their names in an attempt to dismiss a lawsuit filed against him this week, Harvey Weinstein had issued an apology.

Six women are suing the disgraced movie mogul and what they call the ‘Weinstein Sexual Enterprise’, which they say includes his brother Bob and their studio The Weinstein Company. The plaintiffs are arguing that, due to the scale of sexual misconduct allegations against Weinstein and the attempts to cover it up, the producer’s “sexual enterprise” should be considered an organised crime group.

Weinstein’s lawyers had filed a motion to have the suit dismissed on Tuesday, saying that it was “fatally overboard”, and would apply to “all women who ever met with Weinstein, regardless of whether they claimed to have suffered any identifiable harm”.

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Jennifer Lawrence Hits Out At Photocall Outfit Criticism

By Charlotte Court in Fashion / Beauty on 21 February 2018

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The actress and her male co-stars were promoting their new movie, Red Sparrow

Jennifer Lawrence has revealed she’s taking a break from acting for a year while she attempts to get "young people engaged politically" and it seems her break is off to an interesting start after she was forced to defend her outfit choice during a photo call for her new film, Red Sparrow.

Jennifer Lawrence's outdoor Red Sparrow outfit choice has caused controversy

The award-winning actress was pictured appearing to shiver in a plunging Versace dress at a London press call while her male colleagues were wrapped up in coats.

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Jennifer Lawrence at a London photocall for the new mystery thriller 'Red Sparrow' at the Corinthia Hotel. The film has been directed by Francis Lawrence and follows an academy of youths who are trained in the art of seduction for a secret intelligence service - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 20th February 2018

Jennifer Lawrence Puts Career On Hold For Political Cause

By Holly Mosley in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 20 February 2018

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She is taking a break to get involved in a political activism campaign.

Jennifer Lawrence may be one of Hollywood's best loved young actresses, but she's decided to take a break from the film world for a year in order to focus her efforts on a new activism venture. She's long been outspoken about her political views, and now she wants to encourage more young people to do the same.

Image caption Jennifer Lawrence at the 'Red Sparrow' premiere

The 27-year-old 'Mother!' star wants to end political ignorance by getting the youth of America involved in the system, to entice them to care about their futures and the future of the nation and to make the best choices for that future. But that means you won't see her on the big screen for a while.

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Jennifer Lawrence at the London premiere for the new mystery thriller 'Red Sparrow'. The film has been directed by Francis Lawrence and follows an academy of youths who are trained in the art of seduction for a secret intelligence service - London, United Kingdom - Monday 19th February 2018

Jennifer Lawrence on the red carpet at the 71st British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) 2018 held at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The big winners this year were 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' and 'The Shape of Water' - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 18th February 2018

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.

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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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