Jennifer Shrader Lawrence is an American actress. The films she has acted in have grossed over $6 billion worldwide, she was the highest-paid actress in the world in 2015 and 2016. Lawrence appeared in Time's 100 most influential people in the world list in 2013 and in the Forbes Celebrity 100 list in 2014 and 2016. During her childhood, Lawrence performed in church plays and school musicals. At age 14, she was spotted by a talent scout while vacationing in New York City with her family. Lawrence moved to Los Angeles and began her acting career by playing guest roles in television shows, her first major role came as a main cast member on the sitcom The Bill Engvall Show. Lawrence made her film debut in a supporting role in the drama Garden Party, had her breakthrough playing a poverty-stricken teenager in the independent drama Winter's Bone, her career progressed with her starring roles as the mutant Mystique in the X-Men film series and Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games film series. The latter established her as the highest-grossing action heroine of all time.
Lawrence went on to earn accolades for her collaborations with director David O. Russell, her performance as a depressed young widow in the romance film Silver Linings Playbook earned her the Academy Award for Best Actress, making her the second-youngest winner of the award. She subsequently won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for playing a troubled wife in the black comedy American Hustle. Lawrence received Golden Globe Awards for both of these films, for portraying Joy Mangano in the biopic Joy, she has since starred in the science fiction romance Passengers, the psychological horror film Mother!, the spy thriller Red Sparrow. Lawrence has advocated for Planned Parenthood. In 2015, she founded the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation, which has advocated for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the Special Olympics, she formed the production company Excellent Cadaver in 2018. Jennifer Shrader Lawrence was born on August 15, 1990 in Indian Hills, Kentucky, to Gary, a construction worker, Karen, a summer camp manager.
She has two older brothers and Blaine, her mother brought her up to be "tough" like them. Karen did not allow her daughter to play with other girls in preschool as she deemed her "too rough" with them. Lawrence was educated at the Kammerer Middle School in Louisville, she did not enjoy her childhood due to hyperactivity and social anxiety and considered herself a misfit among her peers. Lawrence has said that her anxieties vanished when she performed on stage and that acting gave her a sense of accomplishment. Lawrence's school activities included cheerleading, field hockey and basketball, which she played on a boys' team, coached by her father. While growing up, she was fond of horseback riding and visited a local horse farm, she has an injured tailbone as a result of being thrown from a horse. When her father worked from home, she performed for him dressing up as a clown or ballerina, she had her first acting assignment at age nine when she played the role of a prostitute in a church play, based on the Book of Jonah.
For the next few years, she continued to take parts in church plays and school musicals. Lawrence was fourteen and on a family vacation in New York City when she was spotted on the street by a talent scout who arranged for her to audition for talent agents. Karen was not keen on allowing her daughter to pursue an acting career, but she moved her family to New York to let her read for roles. After Lawrence's first cold reading, the agents said that hers was the best they had heard from someone that young. Lawrence said her early experiences were difficult because she felt friendless, she signed with CESD Talent Agency, who convinced her parents to let her audition for roles in Los Angeles. While her mother encouraged her to go into modelling, Lawrence insisted on pursuing acting. At that time, she considered acting to be a natural fit for her abilities, she turned down several offers for modeling assignments. Lawrence dropped out of school at age 14 without receiving a diploma, she has said that her career was her priority.
Between her acting jobs in the city, she made regular visits to Louisville, where she served as an assistant nurse at her mother's camp. Lawrence began her acting career with a minor role in the unsold, unaired TV pilot Company Town, she followed it with guest roles including Monk and Medium. These parts led to her being cast as a series regular on the TBS sitcom The Bill Engvall Show, in which she played Lauren, the rebellious teenage daughter of a family living in suburban Louisville, Colorado; the series ran for three seasons. Tom Shales of The Washington Post considered her a scene stealer in her part, David Hinckley of the New York Daily News wrote that she was successful in "deliver the perpetual exasperation of teenage girls". Lawrence won a Young Artist Award for Outstanding Young Performer in a TV Series for the role in 2009. Lawrence made her film debut in the 2008 drama film Garden Party, in which she played a troubled teenager named Tiff, she appeared in director Guillermo Arriaga's feature film debut The Burning Plain, a drama narrated in a hyperlink format.
The Right Reverend Christopher George Barlow, DD was an Anglican bishop in Australia. He was a Bishop of Goulburn. Barlow was born in Dublin and educated at Blackrock College before going into his stepfather's business, he went to Australia to be Secretary to his friend George Henry Stanton, the first Anglican Bishop of North Queensland. Ordained deacon in 1881 his first position was as a curate at Mackay. After he was ordained priest in 1882, he held incumbencies at St Paul's, Charters Towers 1882-1885, at St James's Pro-Cathedral, Townsville 1886-1891, he was a missionary priest 1885-1886, was in 1887 made honorary Canon, before succeeding Stanton as Bishop of North Queensland in 1891. He received the degree Doctor of Divinity the same year. Barlow was consecrated an Anglican bishop on 25 July 1891, he was translated with his election on 28 January and installation on 23 April. Barlow died on 30 August 1915, shortly after retiring on 31 March, is buried at Mulwaree. A street in Townsville is named in his memory.
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Walls Have Eyes is the fourth solo album released by British singer-songwriter Robin Gibb. It was released in November 1985 on EMI America Records in the US and Polydor Records throughout the rest of the world, produced by Maurice Gibb and Tom Dowd; the two singles from the album, "Like a Fool" and "Toys", did not chart in the US and UK. Gibb did not release a solo album in eighteen years until 2003 with Magnet. Unlike Secret Agent which contains dance numbers, this album contains ballads. Barry Gibb co-wrote eight of the ten songs, contributed a part lead vocal to "Toys"; the credits for the songs are stated as R. B. & M. Gibb in most cases, B. R. & M. Gibb in others. Although the songs all have Robin's signature simplicity of form, Barry's hand is evident in the melody lines in the verses. Like the previous album Secret Agent, it was recorded in Criteria Studios rather than the Middle Ear Studio, owned by the Bee Gees; the only regulars from previous Gibb recordings was George Terry on guitar with Steve Farris of Mr. Mister.
Session musician Phil Chen was credited as the bass player on the song "Gone with the Wind". The album was produced by producer Tom Dowd; the copyright registrations on the songs span only between 28 August to 16 September 1985, a period of just a few weeks keys in with what Dowd recalled a tight budget. On the sessions, there was one outtake, "Modern Girls"; the album did not chart as well as the lead single "Like a Fool". However, Like a Fool was a smash hit in Brazil and the single "Toys" did reach #27 on the Canada Adult Contemporary chart. Walls Have Eyes is rare on compact disc giving its distinction as the last solo album recorded by any of the Gibb brothers issued on vinyl until Barry's In the Now in 2016. Polydor copies of the album which were converted onto CD were found, but because of low sales, it was not reissued on CD internationally. A remixed version of "Toys" appeared on the Tales from the Brothers Gibb box set in 1990. All songs written by Robin and Maurice Gibb, except where noted.
Robin Gibb – lead and backing vocals Maurice Gibb – keyboards, backing vocals Barry Gibb – backing vocals on "Toys" Sandy Gennaro – drums George Terry – guitar Steve Farris – guitar Alto Reed – horns Ed Calle – horns Valter Antunes – Percussion Duane Hitchings – keyboards Mitchell Froom – keyboards Phil Chen – bass on "Gone with the Wind" Dennis Hetzendorfer – engineer Leslie Shapiro – assistant audio engineer