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King at the premiere of Oz the Great and Powerful, Los Angeles, February 13, 2013
|Born||Joey Lynn King
July 30, 1999
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, model, singer, voice actress|
Joey Lynn King (born July 30, 1999) is an American teen 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.
Personal life 
King 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.
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.
|2006||The Suite Life of Zack & Cody||Emily Mason||Episode: "Day Care"
|Episode: "Books and Birdhouses"|
|Malcolm in the Middle||Girl at Party (cameo)||Episode: Mono|
|2007||Episode: "The Day Before"|
|Backyards & Bullets||Junie Garrison||TV movie|
|Reign Over Me||Gina Fineman (uncredited)|
|Entourage||Chuck Liddell's Daughter||Episode: "Gotcha!"|
|Avenging Angel||Amelia||Minor Role, Television Movie|
|CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Little Girl||Episode: "Living Doll"|
|2008||Nora Rowe||Episode: "Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda"|
|Untitled Liz Meriwether Project||Lucy||Episode: "Pilot"|
|Horton Hears a Who!||Katie (voice)|
|Bizet's Dream||Michelle||Lead Role|
|Medium||Kelly Mackenzie age 8||Episode "Drowned World"|
|2009||Anatomy of Hope||Lucy Morgan||(TV movie)|
|2010||Elevator Girl||Paige||(TV movie)|
|Ghost Whisperer||Cassidy||Episode: "Old Sins Cast Long Shadows"|
|Episode: "The Children's Parade"|
|Ramona and Beezus||Ramona Quimby||Lead role|
|2011||Battle: Los Angeles||Kirsten|
|Crazy, Stupid, Love.||Molly Weaver|
|Bent||Charlie Meyers||Main role, TV series|
|2012||New Girl||Brianna||Episode: "Bully"|
|Family Weekend||Lucinda Smith-Dungy||Post-production|
|The Dark Knight Rises||Young Talia al Ghul|
|2013||Oz the Great and Powerful||China Girl|
|The Conjuring||Christine Perron||Filming|
|White House Down||Emily Cale|
|R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour||Carla||Episode: "Seance".|
Music videos 
|2010||"Ramona Blue"||Joey King featuring Kelli King|
|2011||"Mean"||Song by Taylor Swift|
|"Anything At All"|
Awards and nominations 
|Young Artist Award||2009||Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actress||Nominated||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation|
|Best Performance in a Voice-Over Role - Young Actress||Nominated||Horton Hears a Who!|
|2010||Best Performance in a Voice-Over Role - Young Actor/Actress||Nominated||Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs|
|Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Supporting Young Actress||Nominated||Anatomy of Hope|
|2011||Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actress Ten and Under||Won||Ramona and Beezus|
|Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actress Age Ten or Under||Nominated||Ghost Whisperer|
|2013||Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actress||Nominated||The Dark Knight Rises|
- "therealjoeyking". YouTube. Retrieved 2012-02-24.
- Clark, Cindy (February 2, 2009). "'Ramona' star is ready for wackiness". USA Today. Retrieved 12 June 2010.
- Wales, George. "Joey King reveals HUGE Dark Knight Rises spoiler". TotalFilm.com. Retrieved 2012-02-24.
- "32nd Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". The Young Artist Foundation. 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-14.
- "34th Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2013-03-31.