Jennifer Lawrence, 17 Fun Facts

Slideshow posted in Photos | Friday, March 09, 2012

14 of 17: Jennifer Lawrence was a tomboy when she was young. She told Rolling Stone in 2011 that she played field hockey, softball and basketball on an all-boys team and that one of her nicknames was Nitro.

The actress shows off her athletic skills in the 2012 movie 'The Hunger Games,' which sees her character literally fighting to survive while waging a lengthy battle to the death with her peers.

(Pictured: Jennifer Lawrence appears in a scene from the 2012 film 'The Hunger Games.') ( Photo / Lionsgate / Color Force / Larger than Life)