Actress Jennifer Lawrence, a Louisville native, won the award for best actress in a musical or comedy at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards in Hollywood Sunday night. Lawrence won for her role in the offbeat romance Silver Linings Playbook. Last week, she received a Academy Award nomination for the sale role, according to WAVE-TV in Louisville.
Lawrence, who won a role on a cable sitcom while still in high school, shot to being a star for her role in The Hunger Games.
She credits her parents, who still live in the Louisville area, for supporting her professional goals and giving her a sense of humor, WAVE-TV reported.