Kyla Kenedy is most recognizable from her breakout role on the international hit show, The Walking Dead in which she played Mika throughout season four and five. On the big screen, she was last seen in Love Is All You Need?, opposite Jeremy Sisto and Briana Evigan, for which she won the Best Actress Audience Award at the 2016 Napa Film Festival.
Kyla began her career at the age of 8, in Charleston, SC, booking print and local jobs. She moved to Atlanta and quickly expanded to commercials and films, where she landed a small role in the Farrelly Brothers feature film The Three Stooges. Shortly thereafter, Kenedy was cast in her first lead role as the title character in the award-winning, made-for-TV movie Raising Izzie, for which she won the Grace Award at the 21st Movieguide Awards and a young Artist Award for Best Actress.
Kenedy relocated to Los Angeles and has gone on to appear in a steady stream of dramatic and comedic projects, including Rizzoli & Isles, CSI and The New Normal, for which she was again nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Actress in a Guest Starring Role.
She will next be seen in multiple roles on the upcoming Nickelodeon sketch program Mack and Beef. In addition, she can currently be seen as Brianna, a girl with cystic fibrosis, on NBC's The Night Shift. She also hosted The Walking Dead fan interview YouTube series, Down n' Dirty, in association with Walker Stalker.
In addition to her work on screen, Kenedy is also passionate about giving back through her charitable efforts with Meals on Wheels and The Children's Hospital of Atlanta.
She currently lives in Los Angeles and loves reading, traveling, animals and all outdoor activities.