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UTA Signs ‘The Lion King’ Actor JD McCrary

UTA Signs ‘The Lion King’ Actor JD McCrary

In music, McCrary has worked with Dr. Dre, Jason Derulo and Childish Gambino.
JD McCrary has signed with UTA in all areas.

The actor and performer played young Simba in Disney’s live-action Lion King, and got his start on reality tv series Little Big Shots, performing Jackson 5 song “I Want You Back.”

His other screen credits include Little, starring Marsai Martin, Regina King, and Issa Rae, and sitcoms The Paynes and Teachers.

In music, McCrary has worked with Dr. Dre, Jason Derulo and Charlie Puth, among others. He worked with Lion King co-star Donald Glover on his Childish Gambino album Awaken, My Love!, performing the track “Terrified” with him at the 60th annual Grammy Awards.

McCrary will continue to be represented by Sherry Kayne at Moxie Artists Management.