For an actress, winning an Academy Award is like receiving an ISO certification, a quality standar that states the grade of excellency you posses. A small group of women has received this distint honor: Nicole Kidman, Liza Minelli, Meryl Streep, Katherine Hepburn, Barbra Streisand, Hilary Swank, Elizabeth Taylor naming a few.
On Sunday, February 24th, Actress Jennifer Lawrence joined this group by winning the Oscar for Best Actress for her role as a recovering sex addict in ‘Silver Linings Playbook‘. This Kentucky native achieve the category over fellow actresses Jessica Chastain for ‘Zero Dark Thirty‘, Emmanuelle Riva for ‘Amour‘, Quvenzhané Wallis for ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild‘ and Naomi Watts for ‘The impossible‘.
This has been Lawrence second nomination. She had been previously nominated for her role as a mountain girl facing a dangerous terrain in the search for her drug dealing father so she could keep her family secure, in the movie ‘Winter’s Bone’.
The actress is 22 years old but she is not the youngest actress on winning the Oscar for Best Actress. She is the second on the row after Marlee Matlin won the Oscar for the movie ‘Children of a Lesser God’ in 1986.
A word to describe Jennifer Lawrence might be ‘promising‘. She has two blockbusters project under her sleeve: The Hunger Games and The X-men franchise. Both of them are preparing upcoming movies. The Hunger Games will premiere his second film ‘Catching Fire‘ on November of this year, meanwhile ‘X-men: Days of Future Past‘ is getting ready for production so the movie could be premiered in 2014.