Joey King started acting professionally when she was four years old. A national spot for Life Cereal was Joey’s first commercial. It has been said that Joey inherited the love of acting from her grandmother, who used to perform in live theater. She has appeared in several television shows and movies of the week
She first gained recognition for portraying Ramona Quimby in the comedy film Ramona and Beezus (2010), an adaptation of Beverly Cleary’s book series Beezus and Ramona. King has also appeared in the films Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), The Conjuring (2013), White House Down (2013), Independence Day: Resurgence (2016), Wish Upon (2017), The Kissing Booth (2018), and Slender Man (2018). King received critical acclaim for her starring role in the true crime drama series The Act (2019) and earned both Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for her performance.
She was born on July 30, 1999. King made her film debut in Reign Over Me as Adam Sandler’s character’s daughter. She then voiced the yellow fur ball Katie in the animated feature Horton Hears a Who! (2008), and Beaver in Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009).