Jennifer Lawrence, born in 1990, is from Louisville, Kentucky, and stumbled her way into acting as a teen. She got her start in television after an agent snapped a photo of her in New York City. She got a leading role on "The Bill Engvall Show" (2007-2009). In her next role, she...Read more played the lead heroine in the gritty drama "Winter's Bone" (2010), which earned her critical acclaim as well as an Oscar nomination for Best Actress, at age 20. She again played a fiercely independent heroine in Hollywood's hottest new franchise, the dystopian epic "The Hunger Games" (2012). It is the first installment in the trilogy, based on the best-selling novels by Suzanne Collins. She also starred in "X-Men: First Class" (2011) and the horror film "House at the End of the Street" (2012). She's earned rave reviews, and Oscar buzz aplenty, for her performance in the critically acclaimed romantic comedy "The Silver Linings Playbook" (2012), which has already raked in a slew of accolades this year. Lawrence is also known for her honesty, charisma and quick wit, which all come across in her hilarious late night television interviews.