Her parents are Karen (née Koch) who runs a children's camp and Gary Lawrence who once owned a concrete construction firm Lawrence & Associates. " She won the Academy and Golden Globe awards for best actress for her performance. On September 10 2012 Lawrence began working on the film adaptation of the second novel in the The Hunger Games trilogy The Hunger Games: Catching Fire which is scheduled to be released on November 22 2013.
". Her first major role was as a lead cast member on TBS' The Bill Engvall Show (2007–2009) and Jennifer Lawrence subsequently appeared in the independent films The Burning Plain (2008) and Winter's Bone (2010) for which Jennifer Lawrence received nominations for the Academy Award Golden Globe Award Satellite Award Independent Spirit Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress. Lawrence's performances thus far have prompted Rolling Stone to call her "the most talented young actress in America.