|Birthday:||June 25, 2006|
|Birthplace:||Texas, United States|
|Family & Friends|
|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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Grace was born in Grapevine, Texas and is 1⁄8th Mexican. She is a 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.
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. She had a recurring role, as 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 Independence Day: Resurgence; the film, directed by Roland Emmerich, was released on June 24, 2016. Other early film roles include the drama film Mr. Church (2016), and the comedy film How to Be a Latin Lover (2017).
In 2017, Grace played a lead role in the Marc Webb drama film Gifted, starring alongside Chris Evans. She gained recognition for her performance in the role, being nominated for the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer.
Grace's career has mostly consisted of portraying the "young version" of older characters. She learned ice-skating to portray the younger version of Tonya Harding in the biopic I, Tonya and also played the significant role of Juliet in the horror film Amityville: The Awakening along with Bella Thorne; Franck Khalfoun directed the film.
Grace starred as Emma Grossman in the horror drama film The Bad Seed (2018)
Grace starred as Judy Warren, daughter of paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren, in the 2019 horror film Annabelle Comes Home. Also that year, she appeared in the Marvel Studios film Captain Marvel as a younger version of the titular character.
On November 28, 2018, Deadline Hollywood reported that Grace would appear as the younger version of Sabrina Spellman on the second season of Netflix's Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.
|2012 - 2014||Crash & Bernstein||TV Series||Jasmine Bernstein|
|2013||Joe, Joe & Jane||TV Movie||Sydney|
|2013||The Goodwin Games||TV Series||Even Younger Chloe|
|2013||Even Younger Chloe||Hannah Palmer|
|2013 - 2014||Instant Mom||TV Series||Sam|
|2013 - 2015||The Young and the Restless||TV Series||Faith Newman|
|2014||Gravity Falls||TV Series||Additional Voices|
|2014||The Bridge||TV Series||Girl|
|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||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|
|2015||CSI: Cyber||TV Series||Michelle Mundo|
|2015||Pickle and Peanut||TV Series||Sugarbee / Cindy|
|2015||The Pearl Whale||Short|
|2015 - 2017||Once Upon a Time||TV Series||Young Emma|
|2016||Marvel's Most Wanted||TV Movie||Zoe|
|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||Marvel's Most Wanted||TV Movie||Zoe|
|2016 - 2017||The Lion Guard||TV Series||Kambuni|
|2016 - 2018||Elena of Avalor||TV Series||Bella|
|2016 - 2019||Designated Survivor||TV Series||Penny Kirkman|
|2016 - 2019||Fuller House||TV Series||Rose Harbenberger|
|2017||Gifted||Mary Adler (as McKenna Grace)|
|2017||How to Be a Latin Lover||Arden|
|2017||Amityville: The Awakening||Juliet|
|2017||I, Tonya||Tonya (8-12 Yrs)|
|2017 - 2019||Mickey and the Roadster Racers||TV Series||Bitsy Beagleberg|
|2018||Lucky Penny||Short||Paige Murphy|
|2018||Ready Player One||Elementary Kid|
|2018||The Bad Seed||TV Movie||Emma|
|2018||The Haunting of Hill House||TV Series||Young Theo|
|2018||Chilling Adventures of Sabrina||TV Series||Young Sabrina Spellman|
|2018 - 2020||Young Sheldon||TV Series||Paige|
|2019||Troupe Zero||Christmas Flint|
|2019||Captain Marvel||Young Carol (13 Years Old)|
|2019||Annabelle Comes Home||Judy Warren|
|2020||Scoob! (post-production)||Young Daphne (voice)|
|2020||Ghostbusters: Afterlife (post-production)||Phoebe|
- Is a vegetarian.
- Favorite song is Imagine by John Lennon.
|2017||Women Film Critics Circle||Best Young Actress||Gifted||Nominated|
|2017||Hollywood Film Awards||Ensemble of the Year||I, Tonya||Won|
|2018||Online Film & Television Association Awards||Best Youth Performer||Gifted||Nominated|
|2018||Critics' Choice Movie Awards||Best Young Performer||Gifted||Nominated|