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25 Things You Don't Know About 'Hunger Games' Star Jennifer Lawrence


Jennifer Lawrence"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" hit theaters this weekend, burning a $161 million hole in the box office — all thanks to America's sweetheart, Jennifer Lawrence.

Critics are saying the 23-year-old Oscar winner nails it, delivering a mesmerizing performance that makes the film's action, adventure, political subtext, and humor work.

How much do you know about the Girl on Fire?

1. Lawrence was born August 15, 1990 — the first girl to be born on her dad's side of the family in 50 years.

Her family's day camp in Louisville, Kentucky.

Source: Rolling Stone

2. She grew up on a horse farm in Louisville, Kentucky, where her parents raised unbroken stallions because they were cheaper.

Sources: Rolling Stone, The Late Show with David Letterman

3. Her family didn't believe in "seeking medical treatment." She was hit by a car at 18 months and deformed her tailbone after being thrown from a horse. Neither incident warranted a trip to the doctor's office.

Sources: "Jimmy Kimmel Live,""Late Show with David Letterman"

See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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