Jennifer Lawrence biography

Jennifer Lawrence

Actor, Celebrity

1990 –

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Who is Jennifer Lawrence?

Jennifer Shrader Lawrence is an American actress. Her first major role was as a lead cast member on the TBS sitcom The Bill Engvall Show. She subsequently appeared in the independent films The Burning Plain and Winter's Bone, for which she received her first Academy Award for Best Actress nomination; at the time, she was the second youngest person to receive a nomination in the category.

At age 22, Lawrence's performance in the David O. Russell-directed romantic comedy Silver Linings Playbook earned her several awards, including the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress and the Academy Award for Best Actress, making her the second-youngest Best Actress winner at the Oscars. For her supporting role in Russell's comedy-drama American Hustle, she was awarded the Golden Globe Award, the BAFTA Award and received a third Academy Award nomination, all for Best Supporting Actress.

Lawrence is also known for playing Raven Darkhölme / Mystique in the superhero film X-Men: First Class and its sequel X-Men: Days of Future Past.

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Born
Aug 15, 1990
Louisville
Also known as
  • Jennifer Shrader Lawrence
  • Jen
  • JLaw
  • Actress Jennifer Lawrence.
Parents
Siblings
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Kammerer Middle School
Lived in
  • Louisville

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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