It is impossible not to love Jennifer Lawrence. The Kentucky-born actress has won fans over the world with her immense acting abilities and her easy-going persona. Since making her debut in The Bill Engvall Show (2007–09), she has managed to establish herself as arguably the best actress of our generation with stellar performances in The Burning Plain (2008), Winter's Bone (2010), X-Men: First Class (2011), The Hunger Games film series (2012–15), Silver Linings Playbook (2012), American Hustle (2013), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), Serena (2014) and Joy (2015).
To celebrate the success and the awesomeness of Jennifer Lawrence, here are 10 facts that you (probably) do not know about her:
1. She became the second youngest recipient of the Best Actress Academy Award after winning it for Silver Linings Playbook (2012) at the age of 22.
Lawrence is also the third youngest Oscar nominee for Best Actress (for Winter's Bone -2010), at the age of 20 years and 163 days.
2. Some of her favorite movies include The Last Picture Show (1971), Harold and Maude (1971), A Woman Under the Influence (1974), Boogie Nights (1997), The Big Lebowski (1998), Old School (2003), I Heart Huckabees (2004) and Midnight in Paris (2011).
Talking about having good taste in films...
3. Jennifer Lawrence is left-handed.
Yay, I am left-handed as well!
4. Some of her favorite acting inspirations are Meryl Streep, Marion Cotillard, Cate Blanchett and Laura Linney.
Just when you thought that Jennifer Lawrence could not get any classier...
5. Lawrence auditioned for the role of Bella Swan in Twilight (2008).
She was also turned down for the roles of Lisbeth Salander in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2011) and Jules in Superbad (2007).
6. She gave her Oscar to her parents, who keep it in their home in Louisville, Kentucky.
She felt it was "odd" having it in her own house.
7. On the set of The Hunger Games (2012), Jennifer would sometimes turn up covered in the same blood and scar make-up from the previous day's shoot.
Due to this fact, Elizabeth Banks gave her the nickname Katpiss Neverclean.
8. Jennifer Lawrence graduated from high school two years early (with a 3.9 GPA).
In order to pursue an acting career.
9. While growing up, Lawrence's family owned a horse farm, so she grew up to be an animal lover.
Even in Winter's Bone (2010) her character was a horse lover.
10. Jennifer Lawrence has no formal acting training.
Even more astonishing, she wasn’t even enrolled in the drama program at her school, but she did perform in a local theater from an early age.