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Jennifer Lawrence is Hollywood's hottest property. Find out more about the twice-Oscar nominated young actress...
Jennifer Lawrence was born in Louisville, Kentucky, on August 15 1990
Jennifer's family are not in showbiz, far from it! Her mother Karen, runs a camp for children, whilst her father, Gary, used to own a concrete construction firm. The actress has two brothers, Ben and Blaine
Lawrence acted in community theatre before spending a summer in New York with her parents where she was spotted by talent agents. It didn't take long for Jennifer to get the acting bug....
One of Lawrence's first jobs was an ad campaign for H&M
The star managed to convince her parents to temporarily move to Los Angeles so that she could pursue her acting career despite not having any formal training. She soon landed a part in TV sitcom The Bill Engvall Show
When the sitcom was cancelled Lawrence landed a part in film The Burning Plain, starring Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger. The film wasn't very successful but it won Jennifer the Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Emerging Actor/Actress at the Venice Film Festival in 2008
The actress proudly poses with her Marcello Mastroianni Award at the 65th Venice Film Festival in 2008
Jennifer Lawrence landed the role of Ree in 2010's film Winter's Bone. The gritty independent film received huge critical acclaim and the young unknown actress was nominated for a Golden Globe and an Oscar in 2011. She was the second youngest actress ever to be nominated for an Academy Award
After Winter's Bone there was no stopping the young actress and Jennifer Lawrence bagged the role of Raven/Mystique in X Men: First Class. This proved an important choice for the actress. Click on the next photo to find out why....
Not only was X Men: First Class very popular but Lawrence also met English actor Nicholas Hoult and the pair soon started dating. However it was recently announced that the couple have split up after two years together.
Lawrence landed another very important role in her career after X Men. She was chosen to star as Katniss Everdeen in the hugely popular trilogy The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games was hugely successful in 2011 and truly put Lawrence on the map
Jennifer Lawrence looks gorgeous on the red carpet as she attends The Hunger Games premiere in Madrid, Spain
Lawrence was chosen to play the character Tiffany in film Silver Linings Playbook, co-starring hot actor of the moment, Bradley Cooper
Lawrence's performance in Silver Linings Playbook has earned her an Academy Awards nomination in the Best Actress in a Leading Role category
This year the actress has already won a Golden Globe and a SAG Award for The Silver Linings Playbook...could she bagged that Oscar too?
Jennifer Lawrence shows off her easy-going nature on the red carpet as she laughs off a dress mishap
Jennifer Lawrence and her The Silver Linings Playbook co-star Bradley Cooper have become good friends since working together. The pair are currently filming another movie together, Serena, due for general release later this year
The stunning 22-year-old is truly the hottest property in Hollywood at the moment.