Currently residing in Los Angeles, AnnaLynne McCord was born in a suburb near the city of Atlanta where she began to act in community theaters since she was 9 years old. After graduating from high school at 15 years old, AnnaLynne participated to "Actors, Models & Talent Competition" (AMTC) where she received a contracted and moved to Miami to further her studies in acting.
Annalynne started auditions while working for the Wilhelmina Modeling Agency and in 2005 joined the cast of the film "Transporter 2". When she moved to New York City to study the Meisner Technique at William Esper Studio Frontier Booking International, one of NY's leading talent agencies, began representing her.
In Los Angeles she has continued her acting career: with roles in the remake of George Romero's Day of the Dead
TV shows, such as Ugly Betty
, American Heiress
and as the bad girl Naomi in the CW's 90210