Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Shrader Lawrence ( born August 15, 1990 in Louisville, Kentucky ) is an American actress and Academy Award winner.

Life and career

Jennifer Lawrence grew up in her native Louisville. At the age of 14, she moved with her parents to New York City to become an actress. She skipped two classes and graduated from high school with a GPA of 3.9 from. She has no formal acting training.

Lawrence made ​​his debut in a small supporting role in the television drama Company Town from the year 2006. 2008 she played alongside Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger in Guillermo Arriaga's feature film debut The Burning Plain. She won the Marcello Mastroianni - Award in the category award at the International Film Festival in Venice in 2008 best acting performance coming for her performance. From 2007 to 2009 she played the role of Lauren Pearson in three seasons of the sitcom The Bill Engvall Show. For her role in the drama The Poker House (2008 ) on the side of Selma Blair, she was honored at the Los Angeles Film Festival with an award for Outstanding Performance. In the thriller The Devil You Know (2009) she played the role of Zoe Hughes, which was played in earlier years by Rosamund Pike.

Lawrence was also seen in several guest roles in television series. She played among others in 2007 Cold Case - No sacrifice is ever forget the role of Abby Bradford and was in 2007 and 2008 in two episodes of the series Medium - Nothing is hidden to see. According to information provided by Lawrence competed in 2007 for the roles of Bella Swan and Rosalie Hale in Twilight Bis (s ) on the morning, but was rejected.

The breakthrough came in 2010 with the Lawrence lead role in Debra Graniks independent film Winter's Bone. In the film adaptation of the novel by Daniel Woodrell, they can be seen as 17 -year-old Ree Dolly, who goes to the woods Südmissouris on the search for her father, who has the family's home used as a deposit. Her portrayal of the uneducated girl brought her praise a part of the critics as well as numerous film awards. She won the Best Actor Award, among others, the Seattle International Film Festival and the National Board of Review Award for Best Young Actress, and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and Academy Award.

Lawrence appeared in the 2010 music video for The Mess I Made by Parachute on. She also stood on the side of Jodie Foster and Mel Gibson for the dramedy The Beaver (2011 ) before the camera, playing the role of Mystique in the X -Men spin-off X - Men: First Class ( 2011). In The Hunger Games - The Hunger Games, she took over in 2012, the main role of Katniss Everdeen. Lawrence was 2012 for the Canadian horror thriller House at the End of the Street in front of the camera. 2012 and 2013 she won for her starring role in the film The Silver Linings numerous film awards, including the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy and the Academy Award for Best Actress. In The Hunger Games - Catching Fire, she played the role of Katniss Everdeen again.

In the drama-comedy American Hustle (2013 ) can be seen Lawrence alongside Amy Adams, Christian Bale and Bradley Cooper in the role of Rosalyn Rosenfeld, for at the Golden Globe Awards in 2014 as well as at the British Academy Film Awards to 2014 Award for Best Supporting Actress and received an Oscar nomination.

Lawrence was from 2011 to January 2013 in a relationship with British actor Nicholas Hoult, which they used to filming X -Men: First Class had met.


  • 2006: Company Town ( TV movie )
  • 2006: Monk (TV series, episode 5x03 Mr. Monk as coach )
  • 2007: Cold Case - No victim is ever forgotten ( Cold Case, television series, episode 4x18 The One Dollar Dream )
  • 2007: Not Another High School Show ( TV movie )
  • 2007, 2008: Medium - Nothing is hidden (Medium, TV series, episodes 3x07 and 4x02 )
  • 2007-2009: The Bill Engvall Show ( TV series, 31 episodes)
  • 2008: Garden Party
  • 2008: The Poker House
  • 2008: The Burning Plain ( The Burning Plain )
  • 2010: Winter's Bone
  • 2011: Like Crazy
  • 2011: The Beaver ( The Beaver )
  • 2011: X - Men: First Class (X -Men: First Class )
  • 2012: The Hunger Games - The Hunger Games ( The Hunger Games )
  • 2012: Silver Linings ( Silver Linings Playbook )
  • 2013: The Devil You Know
  • 2013: The Hunger Games - Catching Fire ( The Hunger Games: Catching Fire )

Synchronous voice

Synchronizes Lawrence in Germany since 2011 mostly by Maria Koschny. Previously, it was spoken by Tanya Kahana ( Winter's Bone, The Burning Plain ). In Silver Linings and American Hustle Stephanie Kellner took over the German synchronization.

Awards and nominations