One year ago today, Jennifer Lawrence could legally imbibe alcohol. That's a pretty good reason to celebrate.
Today, however, on the 22nd anniversary of her birth, the actress can pop open a bottle of champagne and celebrate the fact that she is the anchor of what's destined to be one of the most successful franchises in Hollywood history.
Oh, yes, Lawrence has done a lot more than merely survive The Hunger Games. She and her career have thrived.
With new Catching Fire casting news announced on an almost-daily basis, and with filming on this sequel set for the fall, let's take a moment and recognize the actress who brought Katniss Everdeen to life. Send in birthday wishes to Lawrence today!
Other big-time stars celebrating birthdays today include:
Joe Jonas (23), Ben Affleck (40), Melinda Gates (48), Napoleon Bonaparte (posthumous) and Julia Child (posthumous).