Jennifer Shrader Lawrence (born August 15, 1990)

Jennifer Shrader Lawrence is an American actress.

The world's highest-paid actress in 2015 and 2016, her films have grossed over $6 billion worldwide to date.

She appeared in Time's 100 most influential people in the world list in 2013 and the Forbes Celebrity 100 list from 2013 to 2016.

During childhood, Lawrence performed in church plays and school musicals.

At 14, she was spotted by a talent scout while vacationing in New York City with her family.

She moved to Los Angeles and began her acting career in guest roles on television.

Her first major role was that of a main cast member on the sitcom The Bill Engvall Show (2007–2009).

She made her film debut in a supporting role in the drama Garden Party (2008), and had her breakthrough playing Ree Dolly, a poverty-stricken teenage girl, in the coming-of-age independent mystery drama Winter's Bone (2010).

Lawrence's career progressed with starring roles as the mutant Mystique in the X-Men film series (2011–2019) and Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games film series (2012–2015).

The latter made her the highest-grossing action heroine of all time.