Winner Jennifer Lawrence


Credits


FEMALE LEAD: Silver Linings Playbook – “Tiffany”


Biography


JENNIFER LAWRENCE has established herself as one of Hollywood’s most promising actresses with a natural talent, striking presence and undeniable energy. Jennifer recently wrapped production on Serena, based on the novel by Ron Rash, and to be directed by Oscar® winner Susanne Bier.

Lawrence will star opposite Bradley Cooper as a newlywed couple who moves to North Carolina to start their timber empire. Their ambition is all-consuming and dangerous — neither is afraid to kill or destroy anyone who opposes them, but they’re turned against each other when Serena finds she can’t bear children and then launches a deadly vendetta against her husband’s illegitimate son. The film is slated for a 2013 release.

Jennifer could recently be seen starring in The Hunger Games, the first installment of the big screen adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ novel trilogy. Jennifer portrayed ‘Katniss Everdeen,’ a young woman who joins a fight-to-the-death contest to save her community. In September, Jennifer could be seen in Relativity’s House at the End of the Street opposite Elisabeth Shue and Max Thieriot. Jennifer could recently be seen in Drake Doremus’ Like Crazy opposite Anton Yelchin and Felicity Jones, and in Matthew Vaughn’s X-Men: First Class as Mystique starring opposite Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy. She also starred alongside Mel Gibson and Anton Yelchin in The Beaver directed by Jodie Foster.

Previously, Jennifer’s performance in Winter’s Bone garnered her a 2011 Oscar® nomination for Best Actress in addition to nominations from the Screen Actors Guild Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Independent Spirit Awards, and Critic’s Choice Awards. Additionally, she was honored with the Breakthrough Actress award by the National Board of Review, the Rising Star Award at the Palm Springs Film Festival, and the “New Hollywood Award” at the 2010 Hollywood Film Awards. The critically acclaimed film, directed by Debra Granik, also received an Oscar® nomination for Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor in addition to winning the 2010 Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.

Other film credits include a lead role in Guillermo Arriaga’s directorial debut The Burning Plain, opposite Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger. The film premiered at the 65th Venice Film Festival where Jennifer won the Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor. She also starred in Lori Petty’s Poker House opposite Selma Blair and Bokeem Woodbine, for which she was awarded the prize of ‘Outstanding Performance in the Narrative Competition’ at the 2008 Los Angeles Film Festival.