Haley King
Birth Date:
October 20, 1993
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The Young and the Restless


American actress Hunter King, also known as Haley King, is best known for playing Summer Newman on “The Young and the Restless” (2012-?), for which she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award and a Young Artist Awards, and as Adriana Masters on “Hollywood Heights” (2012).


Childhood and Family:

Hunter Haley King was born on October 20, 1993, in the U.S.. She has three sisters, including  older Kelli King and younger Joey King (also actress). King did advanced gymnastics but had to give up because of injury. She is a cheerleader. She plays guitar very well, writes songs and sings.

Hollywood Heights


Haley King made her feature film debut at age 8 in the role of Amanda in “A.I. Artificial Intelligence,” a 2001 science fiction/drama film written, directed, and produced by Steven Spielberg, and starring Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law, Frances O'Connor, Brendan Gleeson, and William Hurt. The film gained mostly positive reviews and grossed over $235 million worldwide.

King next guest starred in television series like “Roswell” (2001), “Hidden Hills” (2002), “ Line of Fire” (2004), “Without a Trace” (2004), “ER” (2008), “Hannah Montan” (2009) and “Workaholics” (2011), and appeared as Teenage Debra in two episodes of “Dexter” (2006). She also appeared in the 2003 short film “Deus Ex Machin,” and in the made for TV films “The Nick & Jessica Variety Hour” (2004) and “It Takes a Village” (2010). In the film “Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer” (2011), King had an uncredited part as Priscilla Granger.

In 2012, credited as Hunter King, the actress got her breakthrough role on the family drama series “Hollywood Heights,” where she played the popular and mean girl in school, Adriana Masters. She was on the show during its run from June 18 to October 5, 2012.

King received further notice when she portrayed Summer Newman on the CBS soap opera “The Young and the Restless.” She made her debut on the show on October 23, 2012. The role has brought her a 2013 Young Artist nomination for Best Performance in a Daytime TV Series - Young Actress and a 2013 Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series.

In 2013, King starred alongside Jimmy Bennett and Lexi Ainsworth on the drama film “The Bully Chronicles,” which was written and directed by Amy S. Weber.


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