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5 Things You Don't Know About Jennifer Lawrence
March 12, 2012
Jennifer Lawrence had her body painted blue for her role in X-Men: First Class, appeared on the small screen in The Bill Engvall Show and received an Oscar nomination for her work in Winter's Bone. She also landed the leading role in this year's hugely anticipated The Hunger Games. Here are five things you probably don't know about Jennifer.
1. Born August 15, 1990 in Louisville, Kentucky. Her father owns a construction company and her mother runs a summer camp.
2. Auditioned to play Bella Swan in Twilight -- the role that went to Kristen Stewart. The loss of the role actually played in Jennifer's favor as it allowed her to appear in Winter's Bone.
3. Has said that her parents tried to convince her not to go into acting. "My parents were the exact opposite of stage parents. They did everything in their power to keep it from happening," she told Canada's The Globe and Mail..
4. Was a cheerleader in high school.
5. Appears in the music video for The Mess I Made by rock band Parachute.