Joey King



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Joey King
Joey King 2010.jpg
King in 2010
BornJoey Lynn King

(1999-07-30) July 30, 1999 (age 14)

Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Years active2006–present
Joey Lynn King (born July 30, 1999) is an American teen actress. She is known for her starring role as Ramona Quimby in Ramona and Beezus, the 2010 adaption of Beverly Cleary's book series with the same title.


    Personal life

    King was born in Los Angeles, California on July 30, 1999. Her older sisters Hunter King and Kelli King are also actresses. King has stated that she is "part Jewish and part Christian, but I’m mostly Jewish".


    King's first commercial was a national spot for Life.[clarification needed] Since then, she has completed over 104 commercials including national campaigns for Eggo and Walmart. She then appeared in her first film, Grace, shot when she was six years old.

    King has been featured in the films Reign Over Me with Adam Sandler, and Quarantine. She voiced the yellow fur ball Katie, for the animated feature Horton Hears A Who! (2008), and Beaver, for Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009). In 2010, she guest starred in the series Ghost Whisperer. She was also featured in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody as Emily Mason in two episodes. Other television appearances include Entourage, CSI, and Medium.

    King's first lead role was in the 2010 film Ramona and Beezus, an adaption of the Beverly Cleary book series, starring as Ramona Quimby opposite Selena Gomez as her older sister, Beezus Quimby. She also released a single for the movie called "Ramona Blue".

    King was featured in Battle: Los Angeles, where she played a girl named Kirsten. Also in 2011, she co-starred in Crazy, Stupid, Love. She also appeared in Taylor Swift's "Mean" music video as a young student at the school cafeteria rejected by her peers.

    King had a role in Christopher Nolan's third Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises (2012), as a young Talia al Ghul. She also filmed the short-lived comedy series Bent and had guest appearances in New Girl and The Haunting Hour. In 2013, King was featured in three films: Oz the Great and Powerful with James Franco, White House Down with Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx, and The Conjuring with Mackenzie Foy and Vera Farmiga. In addition, she starred in Family Weekend. She is currently shooting Wish I Was Here with Oz co-star Zach Braff.


    2006The Suite Life of Zack & CodyEmily MasonEpisode: "Day Care"
    Episode: "Books and Birdhouses"
    Malcolm in the MiddleGirl at Party (cameo)Episode: Mono
    JerichoSallyEpisode: "Pilot"
    2007Episode: "The Day Before"
    Backyards & BulletsJunie GarrisonTV movie
    Reign Over MeGina Fineman (uncredited)
    EntourageChuck Liddell's DaughterEpisode: "Gotcha!"
    Avenging AngelAmeliaMinor Role, Television Movie
    CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationLittle GirlEpisode: "Living Doll"
    2008Nora RoweEpisode: "Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda"
    Untitled Liz Meriwether ProjectLucyEpisode: "Pilot"
    Horton Hears a Who!Katie (voice)
    Bizet's DreamMichelleLead Role
    MediumKelly Mackenzie age 8Episode "Drowned World"
    QuarantineBrianaSupporting Role
    2009Anatomy of HopeLucy Morgan(TV movie)
    Ice Age: Dawn of the DinosaursBeaver girl (voice)
    2010Elevator GirlPaige(TV movie)
    Ghost WhispererCassidyEpisode: "Old Sins Cast Long Shadows"
    Episode: "The Children's Parade"
    Ramona and BeezusRamona QuimbyLead role
    2011Battle: Los AngelesKirsten
    Crazy, Stupid, Love.Molly Weaver
    BentCharlie MeyersMain role, TV series
    2012New GirlBriannaEpisode: "Bully"
    Family WeekendLucinda Smith-Dungy
    The Dark Knight RisesYoung Talia al Ghul
    2013Oz the Great and PowerfulChina Girl
    The ConjuringChristine
    White House DownEmily Cale
    R.L. Stine's The Haunting HourCarlaEpisode: "Seance"
    2014FargoGreta GrimlyRecurring cast member
    The Boxcar ChildrenJessie (voice)In Production
    Wish I Was HereGrace BloomPost-Production

    Music videos

    2010"Ramona Blue"Joey King featuring Kelli King
    2011"Mean"Song by Taylor Swift
    "Anything At All"

    Joey King Visits Planet Hollywood

    Awards and nominations

    Young Artist Award2009Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young ActressNominatedCSI: Crime Scene Investigation
    Best Performance in a Voice-Over Role – Young ActressNominatedHorton Hears a Who!
    2010Best Performance in a Voice-Over Role – Young Actor/ActressNominatedIce Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
    Best performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Supporting Young ActressNominatedAnatomy of Hope
    2011Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actress Ten and UnderWonRamona and Beezus
    Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actress Age Ten or UnderNominatedGhost Whisperer
    2013Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young ActressNominatedThe Dark Knight Rises

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