Jennifer Lawrence

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Why is this birthday unlike any of the ones that came before for Jennifer Lawrence?

Oh, she's just one of the biggest movie stars in the world now, thanks to The Hunger Games, and she's getting a reported $10 million to appear in the sequel, that's all.

Yup, we're going to go out on a limb and call this past year a game-changer for Lawrence—though, admittedly, she's spent every year of her twenties hitting milestones. (Just like a Leo, those go-getters.)

There was the Oscar nomination for Winter's Bone at 20. Playing beloved dystopian heroine Katniss Everdeen on the big screen at 21. And now, sky's the limit at 22!

Lawrence has at least two films coming out this year, the thriller House at the End of the Street (Sept. 21) and David O. Russell's Silver Linings Playbook (Nov. 21), in which she plays the quirky love interest of Bradley Cooper's former mental patient. The Depression-era Serena, also with Cooper, is in postproduction.

Next up, she'll shoot Catching Fire along with Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson and a whole mess of new costars, and then it's on to X-Men: Days of Future Past.

The Quarter Quell is upon us Nov. 22, 2013. And may the odds be ever in Lawrence's favor ever after.

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