Jennifer Lawrence

American actress and producer

Jennifer Shrader Lawrence (born August 15, 1990) is an American actress. She appeared in Time's list of most influential people in the world in 2013, and has won an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, three Golden Globe Awards and two Screen Actors Guild Awards, among other accolades.

Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence at the 83rd Academy Awards
Jennifer Lawrence at the 83rd Academy Awards
Jennifer Shrader Lawrence

(1990-08-15) August 15, 1990 (age 33)
Years active2006–present
Height175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Cooke Maroney (m. 2019)
AwardsFull list

Lawrence first became known for appearing on The Bill Engvall Show (2007–2009), and had her breakthrough with Winter's Bone (2010). She went on to starring roles in the X-Men film series (2011–2019) and The Hunger Games film series (2012–2015), and is the highest-grossing action heroine. She won the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her work in Silver Linings Playbook (2012), and earned an additional two Golden Globe Awards for starring in American Hustle (2013) and Joy (2015). She subsequently played roles in Passengers (2016), mother! (2017) and Red Sparrow (2018).



In 2010, Lawrence played Ree Dolly in Winter's Bone. In 2012, she played Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games franchise. In 2013, she won an Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role. That year, she also won a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy.

Personal life


Lawrence is of English, Scottish, Irish and German descent. As of August 2013, Lawrence is dating X-Men: First Class and X-Men: Days of Future Past co-star Nicholas Hoult.[1] The couple started dating in 2011 after filming X-Men: First Class, but ended their relationship in January 2013, after 2 years of dating. They reconnected 6 months later in July 2013, after filming X-Men: Days of Future Past together.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Garden Party Tiff
2008 The Poker House Agnes
2009 The Burning Plain Mariana
2010 Winter's Bone Ree Dolly
2011 Like Crazy Sam
2011 The Beaver Norah
2011 X-Men: First Class Raven Darkholme / Mystique
2012 The Hunger Games Katniss Everdeen
2012 House at the End of the Street Elissa Cassidy
2012 Silver Linings Playbook Tiffany Maxwell
2013 The Devil You Know Young Zoe Hughes Shot in 2007[3]
2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Katniss Everdeen
2013 American Hustle Rosalyn Rosenfeld
2014 Serena Serena Pemberton
2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past Raven Darkholme / Mystique
2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Katniss Everdeen
2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 Katniss Everdeen
2015 Joy Joy Mangano
2016 A Beautiful Planet Narrator
2016 X-Men: Apocalypse Raven Darkhölme / Mystique
2016 Passengers Aurora Lane
2017 Mother! Mother
2018 Red Sparrow Dominika Egorova
2019 Dark Phoenix Raven Darkhölme / Mystique


Year Title Role Notes
2006 Monk Mascot[4] Episode: "Mr. Monk and the Big Game"
2006 Company Town Caitlin Unsold TV pilot
2007 Cold Case Abby Bradford – 2007 Episode: "A Dollar, a Dream"
2007 Not Another High School Show Frantic Girl Unsold TV pilot
2007–2008 Medium Claire Chase / Young Allison 2 episodes
2007–2009 The Bill Engvall Show Lauren Pearson 31 episodes
2013 Saturday Night Live Host Episode: "Jennifer Lawrence/The Lumineers"

Awards and nominations


Lawrence has been the recipient of an Academy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Award, four Critic's Choice Movie Awards, a Independent Spirit Award, a Venice Film Festival Award, a Palm Springs International Film Festival Award, a Saturn Award, a Satellite Award and several other awards. She was named the Associated Press' Entertainer of the Year for 2013.[5]


  1. Ryder, Taryn. "8 Things You Didn't See at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards". Yahoo!. Retrieved 13 January 2014.
  2. Rivera, Zayda. "Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult reunite six months after split, are now 'fully back on'". NY Daily News. Retrieved 13 January 2014.
  3. Chris E. Haymer (June 24, 2013). "Jennifer Lawrence's lost movie 'The Devil You Know' releasing after 7 years – Zap2it". Retrieved December 24, 2013.
  4. "Jennifer Lawrence's Big Break Was As A Mascot On "Monk" – CONAN on TBS". Conan. February 6, 2013. Retrieved December 15, 2013.
  5. "Jennifer Lawrence tops Miley Cyrus for AP Entertainer of the Year". Fox News Channel. Retrieved 5 January 2014.

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