Although her charisma certainly aided her in her rise to popularity, it is Jennifer Lawrence's versatility and talent as a young actress that has garnered the most praise. Lawrence's acting abilities contribute more to her star quality than her charisma.
Throughout her career, Lawrence has played many different characters in different genres. Her first official film role, that of the stubborn and introspective Ree Dolly in 'Winter's Bone' (2010), resulted in her winning her first Academy Award for best actress at the age of 20
. Lawrence was lauded for playing roles such as Katniss Everdeen in the 'Hunger Games' series, Tiffany in 'Silver Linings Playbook' (2012), Raven in the 'X-Men' films, and Rosalyn Rosenfeld in 'American Hustle' (2013). She has either won or been nominated for a total of 302 awards
. Lawrence's on-screen acting skills should absolutely have more weight in determining her star quality than her off-screen persona.