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Meaghan Jette Martin

Martin at the Hannah Montana: The Movie premiere in April 2009
Background information
Born February 17, 1992 (1992-02-17) (age 18)
Genres Teen pop
Occupations Actress, singer
Instruments Piano, Guitar
Years active 2003 – present
Labels Walt Disney Records (2007 - present)
Website MeaghanJetteMartin.com

Meaghan Jette Martin (born February 17, 1992)[1] is an American actress and singer who is best known for her role as Tess Tyler in the Disney Channel original movie Camp Rock. She also stars in the ABC Family TV Series 10 Things I Hate About You as Bianca Stratford.

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Early life

Martin was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. She started modeling at age five.[1] Martin also appeared in several community theater productions in Las Vegas and later made her professional theater debut in a Los Angeles production of 13.[1][2] She appeared in several television commercials such as for Cabbage Patch Kids and Barbie.[1]

Martin is trained in ballet, jazz, hip-hop and tap dancing.

Recent acting

Martin made her television debut in 2006, with the television pilot Cooking Rocks! It was followed by roles in programs such as Nickelodeon’s Just Jordan and CBS’ Close to Home, as well as a guest stint in the Disney Channel series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. She was eventually cast as the lead antagonist in the Disney Channel original movie Camp Rock, which also stars Demi Lovato and the Jonas Brothers.

Martin was selected by TV Guide in 2008 as one of the "13 Hottest Young Stars to Watch".[3] She was the online host for the 2008 Disney Channel Games.

Martin is in the ABC Family show, 10 Things I Hate About You as Bianca (originated by Larisa Oleynik in the film version). She also had the role of Megan in the independent film Dear Lemon Lima. Martin filmed the sequel to Camp Rock, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, reprising her role as Tess Tyler, which is due for release in 2010.

Music

Martin recorded two solo songs in Camp Rock, "Too Cool" and "2 Stars". She sang a version of "When You Wish Upon a Star" for the 2009 re-release of Disney's Pinocchio, as well as appearing in the related music video. She has also recorded a song for the "Wizards of Waverly Place Soundtrack" called "Magic (Xanadu)." Martin has partnered with Build-A-Bear Workshop for their love.hugs.peace movement. For the ad campaign, she recorded a special version of "Let's Talk About Love".

Martin also appeared in Demi Lovato's 2009 music video for the song "Remember December".

Filmography

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Film, television

Year Film Role Notes
2007 The Suite Life of Zack and Cody Stacie Episode: "Sleepover Suite"
Just Jordan Ashley Episode: "Home Alone In The Diner"
Close to Home Candy Episode: "Fall from Grace"
2008 House, M.D. Sarah[4] Episode: "Joy to the World"
Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream Herself
Jonas Brothers: Band in a Bus Herself
Disney Channel's 3 Minute Game Show Herself / Host
Camp Rock Tess Tyler
2009 Leo Little's Big Show Herself
Dear Lemon Lima Megan Kennedy
Holly And Hal Moose: Our Uplifting Christmas Adventure Easton Elf Animated TV movie (voice)
2009– 10 Things I Hate About You Bianca Stratford TV series
2010 Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam Tess Tyler Post-production
Privileged High School Girl

Video games

Year Game Role
2008 Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories Namine
2009 Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days Namine

Discography

Year Title Notes
2008 "Too Cool" Camp Rock OST
"2 Stars"
"We Rock"
"Video Girl" A Little Bit Longer (Voice Over)
2009 "When You Wish Upon A Star" Pinocchio 70th Anniversary Platinum Edition
"Let's Talk About Love" Build-A-Bear Workshop Promo
"Magic" Wizards of Waverly Place Soundtrack
"Hate You" Myspace Page

References

  1. ^ a b c d Meaghan Jette Martin official site, "Biography". Accessed 22 June 2009.
  2. ^ Disney Channel, undated. "Camp Rock - MEAGHAN JETTE MARTIN. Accessed 9 October 2008.
  3. ^ TVGuide.com reveals tomorrow's tween stars today, overlooks mini Clay Aiken (July 2, 2008). MTV Buzzworthy. Accessed 2009-06-21.
  4. ^ http://www.tv.com/House/Joy+to+the+World/episode/1240256/cast.html

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