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These 10 actors rounded up by The Stir may have gone on to become big names, but their TV debuts were less than stellar: Jim Carrey: Nope, he didn't get his start on In Living Color , he got it on The Duck Factory , a show about a young animator that aired on NBC in 1984. Jennifer Lawrence: She starred as comedian Bill Engvall's daughter in The Bill Engvall Show on TBS from 2007 to 2009. Christina Hendricks: The Mad Men star got her start playing a college student on MTV drama Undressed in 1999. Bryan Cranston: Before he was Walter »
- Evann Gastaldo
Sneak Peek new images of Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence in a fashion editorial for the June 2014 issue of "Marie Claire" magazine, photographed by Jan Welters:
Lawrence' first major role was as a lead cast member on the TBS sitcom "The Bill Engvall Show" (2007–09). She subsequently appeared in the independent films "The Burning Plain" (2008) and "Winter's Bone" (2010), for which she received her first Academy Award nomination.
At age 22, her performance in the David O. Russell-directed romantic comedy "Silver Linings Playbook" (2012) earned her several awards, including the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress (Musical or Comedy) and the Academy Award for Best Actress, making her the second-youngest Best Actress winner at the Oscars.
For her supporting role in Russell's comedy-drama "American Hustle" (2013), she was awarded the Golden Globe Award, the BAFTA Award and received a third Academy Award nomination, all for Best Supporting Actress.
Lawrence is also known for playing 'Raven »
- Michael Stevens
As the video game adaptation speeds onto screens nationwide, we’ve taken a look at 10 stars who made the jump for small screen stardom to cinematic success (in alphabetical order).
As much as you might guiltily enjoy Matthew Perry romcom Fools Rush In, it’s hard to deny that Aniston’s the only Friends alumnus to find real big-screen fame. Sure, her filmography largely comprises mediocre romcoms, supporting roles in male comics’ vehicles or, latterly, sexbomb performances, but almost all of her movies are profitable, with five earning over $200m. Audiences just love Jen.
On-set prankster, former pig owner and now one of Hollywood’s most respected actors and filmmakers – the only person to »
- Lewis Bazley
Lawrence's career began when she scored small commercial and film roles at the age of 14.
She was then cast in the TBS sitcom "The Bill Engvall Show" (2007).
Her big break came when she played 'Ree' in "Winter's Bone" (2010), earning her Academy award and Golden Globe nominations.
She then secured the role of 'Mystique' in "X-Men: First Class" (2011).
This was followed by winning an Oscar for her work in "Silver Linings Playbook".
Lawrence then starred as 'Katniss Everdeen' in "The Hunger Games" (2012), with "Catching Fire" currently playing and "Mockingjay" - Part 1 scheduled for release November 2014, and "Mockingjay" - Part 2 opening November 2015.
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- Michael Stevens
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