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The Life Of Jennifer Shrader Lawrence

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Jennifer Shrader Lawrence was born on August 15, 1990 in Louisville, Kentucky. She was discovered at 14 while vacationing in New York. She played different roles including Katniss Everdeen in the movies series The Hunger Games and Mystique in X-Men: First Class. Jennifer had several award nominations including a Golden Globe. In 2010 she received her first Academy Award for Best Actress.
Jennifer Shrader Lawrence was born on August 12, 1990. She has two older brothers, Blaine and Ben. Growing up Jennifer lived on a farm outside Louisville, Kentucky. She lived with her mom Karen, her dad, Gary, and her two older brothers. Jennifer was an athletic child. She was involved in cheerleading, field hockey, softball. She also acted in theater.
Jennifer went to Kammerer Middle School in Louisville. Growing up, she was an assistant nurse at a children’s summer day camp that her mother was in charge of. She was the assistant nurse between her acting jobs. Jennifer graduated two ...view middle of the document...

In 2012, she played Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games. Jennifer has had seven award nominations including a Golden Globe.
In 2012, Jennifer was also in House at the End of the Street and Silver Linings Playbook. In 2013, she was in The Devil You Know, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, and American Hustle. In 2014, Jennifer is in X-Men: Days of Future Past, Dumb and Dumber To, Serena, and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1. In 2015, she is going to be in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay part 2. Jennifer has 22 awards. She has an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, two Golden Globes, an Independent Spirit Award, a Saturn Award, a Palm Springs International Film Festival Award, two Screen Actors Award, a Satellite Award, four Critic’s Choice Movie Award and several other awards. In 2010, Jennifer received her first Academy Award for Best Actress nomination. At the time, she was the second youngest person to get a nomination in that category. In 2012, she was number 1 on AskMen’s list of Top 99 Most Desirable Women of the year. In 2013, ELLE Magazine named her the most powerful women in the entertainment business. She was also named Associated Press Entertainer of the Year for 2013. In 2013, Time recognized her 1 of the 100 most influential people in the world.
In Jennifer’s role Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games movie series, she inspires people of all ages to stand up for what they believe in. Jennifer is also very inspiring herself. In Hollywood she is considered obese because she is not as skinny as other actresses. Jennifer does not care though. She said that she doesn’t want to not eat. She didn’t want girls to say “I want to be skinny like Katniss.” Or “I wish I was as skinny as Jennifer Lawrence.” I find Jennifer very influential because she is a great actress and an amazing role model. Jennifer played one of my favorite characters, Katniss Everdeen. She taught me that if I can dream it, I can achieve it. I want to be like Jennifer when I grow up. She doesn’t care what people think of her.
Jennifer Lawrence is an all around great actress. She has had 18 movie roles and 7 television roles but that’s just for now. Jennifer’s career is far from being over. Jennifer now lives in Santa Monica, California with her pet dog. She wants and plans to pursue directing.

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