Jennifer Shrader Lawrence was born August 15, 1990, in Louisville, Kentucky. She is an actress known for her roles as Raven Darkholme in X-Men: First Class and X-Men: Days of Future Past and Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games series. She earned an Academy Award for Best Actress and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role in Silver Linings Playbook. Lawrence is the daughter of Karen and Gary Lawrence. She has two brothers, Ben and Blaine.