Jennifer Lawrence, 17 Fun Facts

Slideshow posted in Photos | Friday, March 09, 2012

12 of 17: Jennifer Lawrence has said that her parents tried to 'deter her' from acting.

'My parents were the exact opposite of stage parents. They did everything in their power to keep it from happening,' according to People magazine.

Pictured: Jennifer Lawrence appears in a scene from the 2012 film 'The Hunger Games.' She stands alongside Elizabeth Banks who plays Effie Trinket in the film.

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