Celebrity of the Week: Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence was born on August 15, 1990 in Louisville, Kentucky to Karen and Gary Lawrence. Early in her life, Jennifer was involved in cheerleading, field hockey, softball, and modeling. At the age of 14 her acting career began when she traveled to Manhattan. After conducting her first cold read, agent spoke with her mother saying that “it was the best cold read by a 14-year-old they had ever heard”.
When she left the agency, and agent shooting an H&M ad spotted her and asked to take a picture. Following that, the agents invited her to do another cold read audition.
Once again the agents were very impressed. They strongly urged Jennifer’s mother to let her spend the summer in New York City. After a lot of persuading, her mother allowed her to spend the summer.
This led to her appearing in commercials such as MTV’s “My super sweet 16,” and playing a role in the movie, “The Devil you Know”. Shortly after that her career began, her family to move to Los Angeles. The majority of her fame came from her Academy award-winning role as Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games.
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