Mckenna Grace
General Information
Gender: Female
Birthday: June 25, 2006
Age: 10
Birthplace: Texas, United States
Other Information
Height: 4'
Occupation(s): Actress
Talents: Acting
Series Information
Character: Young Emma
First appearance: The Dark Swan
Last appearance: The Song in Your Heart

Mckenna Grace is an American child actress known for playing the role of Jasmine Bernstein in the series Crash & Bernstein and Faith Newman in The Young and the Restless. As of 2016, she plays Penny Kirkman in the ABC television series Designated Survivor. McKenna was also in the hit T.V. show Once Upon a Time as young Emma.

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In 2013, Grace made her acting debut, playing Sydney in the television pilot Joe, Joe & Jane. Later she recurred on the Disney XD series Crash & Bernstein.Grace also had a recurring part playing Faith Newman on The Young and the Restless between 2013 and 2015. In 2015 she had a recurring role on the CBS series CSI: Cyber.

Grace played the role of Daisy in the science fiction thriller film Independence Day: Resurgence; the film, directed by Roland Emmerich, was released on June 24, 2016. Grace is set to play the lead role in the drama film Gifted. She also filmed the significant role of Juliet in the horror film Amityville: The Awakening along with Bella Thorne; Franck Khalfoun directed the film which was released on January 6, 2017.

Personal life

Grace is vegetarian and has directed her affection for animals towards work with Farm Sanctuary and PETA, including appearing in a campaign asking people not to leave their dogs in hot cars.


Year TV Show/Movie Medium Role
2013 Joe, Joe & Jane TV Movie Sydney
2013 The Goodwin Games TV Series Even Younger Chloe
2013 Even Younger Chloe Hannah Palmer
2013 R Short Riley (Young)
2014 Clementine TV Movie Lucy
2013 - 2014 Instant Mom TV Series Sam
2012 - 2014 Crash & Bernstein TV Series Jasmine Bernstein
2014 Suburban Gothic Zelda
2014 Gravity Falls TV Series Additional Voices
2014 The Bridge TV Series Girl
2014 Clarence TV Series Tinia
2014 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation TV Series Young Abby Fisher
2014 Love Is Relative TV Movie Casey
2015 K.C. Undercover TV Series Quinn
2015 The Vampire Diaries TV Series Young Caroline
2015 Russell Madness Lena
2015 Babysitter's Black Book TV Movie Cindy
2015 Frankenstein Molly (as McKenna Grace)
2015 Genie in a Bikini TV Movie Teresa
2015 Dog with a Blog TV Series Jules
2013 - 2015 The Young and the Restless TV Series Faith Newman
2015 CSI: Cyber TV Series Michelle Mundo
2015 Pickle and Peanut TV Series Sugarbee / Cindy
2015 The Pearl Whale Short
2016 Marvel's Most Wanted TV Movie Zoe
2016 Teachers TV Series Avery
2016 The Lion Guard TV Series Kambuni
2016 Mr. Church Izzy (as McKenna Grace)
2016 The Angry Birds Movie Ella Bird (voice, as McKenna Grace)
2016 JoJo's Juice TV Series Mckenna
2016 Independence Day: Resurgence Daisy (as McKenna Grace)
2016 Elena of Avalor TV Series Bella
2016 Bizaardvark TV Series Didi
2016 Marvel's Most Wanted TV Movie Zoe
2017 Gifted Mary Adler (as McKenna Grace)
2017 How to Be a Latin Lover Arden
2015 - 2017 Once Upon a Time TV Series Young Emma
2017 Amityville: The Awakening Juliet
2017 I, Tonya Tonya (8-12 Yrs)
2016 - 2017 The Lion Guard TV Series Kambuni
2017 Mickey and the Roadster Racers TV Series Bitsy Beagleberg
2016 - 2017 Fuller House TV Series Rose Harbenberger
2018 Ready Player One Elementary Kid
2016 - 2018 Designated Survivor TV Series Penny Kirkman
2018 The Haunting of Hill House TV Series
2018 Lucky Penny (completed) Short Paige Murphy
2018 The Bad Seed (post-production) TV Movie Emma
2019 Captain Marvel (post-production) Young Carol Danvers
Troupe Zero (pre-production) Christmas Flint


  • Is a vegetarian.
  • Favorite song is Imagine by John Lennon.