Joey King

Real Name   :  Joey Lynn King
Born            :  July 30, 1999 Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation  :  Actress, model, singer, voice actress

Personal Life

Joey Lynn King born July 30, 1999 is an American actress widely 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 with Disney star Selena Gomez. However, she has been working since she did her first project, a Life Cereal commercial, at four years old.

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

Joey King's first commercial was a national spot for Life. 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. On the first day of filming she had to pretend to almost drown in the cold ocean.
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 the year 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's most recent projects included Battle: Los Angeles, where she played a girl named Kirsten, who was battling for her life with the help of many courageous Marines.
In 2011, she 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. In 2013, King was featured in Oz the Great and Powerful, with James Franco, and will appear The Conjuring, along with Mackenzie Foy and Vera Farmiga, and White House Down with Channing Tatum and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

No comments:

Post a Comment