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China Anne McClain
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China Anne McClain

China Anne McClain stars as Chyna Parks, an 11-year-old musical prodigy who attends high school as part of the prestigious A.N.T. (Advanced Natural Talents) program, in the Disney Channel Original Series A.N.T. Farm

McClain was discovered in 2005 by a music executive who heard her sing and encouraged director Rob Hardy to audition her for his feature film The Gospel. China's role in the film caught the attention of actor/ director/producer Tyler Perry who ultimately cast her in his series Tyler Perry's House of Payne. Soon thereafter, McClain landed a role in Perry's feature film Daddy's Little Girls

McClain's additional feature film credits include roles in Grown Ups and Hurricane Season. On the small screen, she has made guest appearances on NCIS and Disney Channel's Wizards of Waverly PlaceJONAS L.A. and Hannah Montana

McClain is passionate about music, enjoys playing the guitar and is learning to play piano and violin. She and her older sisters, Sierra and Lauryn, formed a singing group and are signed with Hollywood Records.

In her free time, McClain is an avid reader, who favors The Hunger Games and the Twilight book series. She also likes to crochet clothes for her American Girl doll. McClain's favorite possession is a custom Fender Stratocaster guitar, a gift from Nick Jonas.

Born August 25, 1998, in Atlanta, Georgia, McClain currently resides in Los Angeles with her family. Her father is a music producer, her mother is a singer/writer and McClain's two sisters and younger brother also sing and act.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2012.

China Anne McClain Facts

BirthdayAugust 25, 1998 (23)
BirthplaceDecatur, Georgia, USA

Selected Filmography

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