Jennifer Schroeder Lawrence is an American actress who became famous after the role of Katniss Everdeen in the blockbuster “Hunger Games”. At the age of 22, she won the Oscars and the Golden Globe in the nomination “Best Actress”.
Lawrence was born in Louisville. She has two older brothers, Ben and Blaine. Her parents are Karen, who runs a children’s camp, and Gary Lawrence. She participated in the local theater, and when she was 14, she decided that her dream was an acting career, and persuaded her parents to take her to New York to find a talented agent. Meanwhile, she works as an assistant nurse at Karen’s children’s children’s camp.
That changed in 2004 when 14-year-old Jennifer and her parents arrived in New York for a spring break. As the family walked slowly around town, a stranger approached them and asked them to take a picture of Jennifer.
Her first appearances on the screen
The youngest Lawrence had to spend the next summer in New York – a talented little girl was invited to shoot the thriller “The Devil You Know” starring Rosemond Pike. Jennifer played the heroine Rosamund as a child, but viewers saw her in this role much later – due to lack of funding, the premiere of the film was postponed for almost 8 years.
The filming process fascinated Jennifer so much that at the end of the filming, the Lawrence family moved to Los Angeles, closer to the center of world cinema, to prevent the girl from burying her talent in the ground. The first steps to her fame were provided by the episodic roles in the TV series “Detective Detective”, “Medium”, “Detective Rush”, followed by one of the leading roles in the series “The Billie Ingall Show”, launched in 2007.
Work on a series of comedies lasted three years; co-starred with Jennifer Lawrence in the filming of “Poker House” and “Garden Park” with Charlize Theron and Kim Bessinger
In 2009, Billy Ingvale’s show was taken off the screen and Jennifer were invited to star in “Winter’s Bone.” The drama about 15-year-old Ray Dolly, on whose shoulders the care of the younger siblings’ rests after their mother went crazy and the addict’s father disappeared, hiding from creditors. Jennifer was nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe “however, the two awards went to Natalie Portman for “The Black Swan. ”
The next “transit point” in Jennifer’s career was the drama “Beaver” with Mel Gibson and Jody Foster. Nora’s role was originally cast for Kristen Stewart, but the Twilight star failed to make time for a busy schedule, and Lawrence accepted the offer.
In 2010, the girl had the opportunity to play the role of the chameleon girl Mystic in the fantasy action movie “X-Men: First Class”. The name Jennifer appeared in the credits along with such Hollywood masters as Kevin Bacon, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, and Rose Byrne.
“I volunteer as a tribute!” – The Hunger Game saga
In 2011, director Gary Ross decided to record the novel “The Hunger Games” from the story of Susan Collins. The novel tells the story of a brutal tradition embraced in a post-apocalyptic conquering society: each year, 24 citizens take part in the “Hunger Games” – a real battle for survival.
The first part of the saga was released in March 2012; All tickets for the premiere were purchased for next week. Not without criticism from fans of the franchise, who were initially unhappy that the 16-year-old heroine is already playing a fairly old actress, but soon could not even imagine anyone but Jennifer in the image of Katniss.
In 2013, the long-awaited sequel to the fantasy saga “The Hunger Games: Ignition” was released.
The last part of the series (“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay”) is divided into two films, which were presented to the public in 2014 and 2015. It is estimated that all of the franchise totaled $ 2.8 billion. The Hunger Games has become one of the most economically successful projects in Hollywood in the last ten years, and in 2015 Forbes Jennifer Lawrence received the status of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood.