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McKenna Grace (born June 25, 2006) plays Paige Swanson on Young Sheldon.


Mckenna Grace was born on June 25, 2006 in Grapevine, Texas, she began acting when she was five and relocated to Los Angeles, California, many of her earliest roles included Jasmine Bernstein in Crash & Bernstein (2012-2014) and Faith Newman in the soap opera The Young and Restless, after many small roles, she had her major breakthrough when she starred as a child prodigy in Gifted (2017) which made her receive a nomination for Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer.

Since then, she has appeared in many films such as: I, Tonya (2017), Troop Zero (2019) and on the same year, Captain Marvel, around those times, she starred in many different horror movies, The Bad Seed (2018), The Haunting of Hill House (2018) and Annabelle Comes Home (2019).

In 2021-2022, she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for playing an abused teenager in The Handmaid's Tale (2021–2022) making her the first child recognized for a guest acting Emmy. She appeared in the supernatural comedy Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021), which got critical praise and a Critics' Choice Super Award nomination and in 2022, she wrote, executive produced, and starred in The Bad Seed Returns, and portrayed Jan Broberg in A Friend of the Family.

In 2024, she has confirmed that she will reprise her role as Phoebe in Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire, which is set for a March 2024 release.

She was both on Young Sheldon and two Ghostbuster sequels. The original two Ghostbusters movies have been mentioned in both series.

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