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Jennifer Lawrence

Occupation: Actor

Nationality: American

Born: August 15, 1990 (24)

Following a number of roles in TV comedies and dramas, Jennifer Lawrence was cast as the lead role in Debra Granik's Winter's Bone. Her performance in this award-winning independent film led to her being nominated for the Oscar for Best Actress at just 20 years old. Roles in X-Men: First Class and The Hunger Games, plus her Oscar-winning performance in Silver Linings Playbook, mean that she is swiftly becoming a well-known name in mainstream cinema.
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