Meaghan Jette Martin
|Meaghan Jette Martin|
Martin at the Hannah Montana: The Movie premiere in April 2009
|Born||Meaghan Jette Martin
February 17, 1992
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Meaghan Jette Martin (//; born February 17, 1992) is an American actress and singer, who is known for her role as Tess Tyler in the Disney Channel original movies Camp Rock and Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam. She starred in the now canceled ABC Family television series 10 Things I Hate About You as Bianca Stratford, and was the main character Jo in the movie Mean Girls 2.
Martin was born in Las Vegas, Nevada and has two brothers and one sister. She started modeling at age five. Martin also appeared in several community theater productions in Las Vegas such as Peter Pan and performed for her Showteam and later made her professional theater debut in a Los Angeles production of 13. She appeared in several television commercials such as for Cabbage Patch Kids and Barbie.
Martin made her acting debut in 2006, with the television pilot Cooking Rocks! It was followed by roles in programs such as Nickelodeon’s Just Jordan and CBS’s 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 starred in the ABC Family sitcom 10 Things I Hate About You as Bianca (originated by Larisa Oleynik in the film version). She also had the role of Megan Kennedy 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 was released on September 3, 2010 on Disney Channel. In 2011, Martin starred in Mean Girls 2 as the main character. Martin also played the role of Aubrey in the film Sironia, which was released in 2011.
On June 16, 2011, Martin appeared for one night in Super Summer Theatre's live production of "Annie" at Spring Mountain Ranch in Las Vegas, NV in the role of Star-To-Be.
Martin is also starring in Wendy (web series) as Wendy alongside Tyler Blackburn. Wendy is a dark twist on 'Peter Pan'. The series premiered on macys.com on September 15, 2011.
In 2013 she is in the movie adaptation of Geography Club as Trish, while she is in one episode of MTV's Awkward. She also did a thriller alongside Helen Slater for the Lifetime Channel: The Good Mother.
Martin recorded two solo songs in Camp Rock, "Too Cool" and "2 Stars". Martin 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.The song debuted at number fifty-two on Billboard's Hot Dance Club Songs chart, becoming Meaghan's first charting single. It has since peaked at number thirty-six. So far, it is the only song by Meaghan that managed to chart.
She has also recorded a version of the Olivia Newton-John song "Magic" for the Wizards of Waverly Place Soundtrack. 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". She also recorded two songs for Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, "Tear it Down" and "Walkin in My Shoes", alongside Camp Rock 2 co-star Matthew "Mdot" Finley. She is also on collaborative song "It's On", which features all of her co-stars from the movie. All songs appear on the soundtrack to the movie.
|2008||Camp Rock||Tess Tyler||Disney Channel Original Movie|
|2009||Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience||Herself|
|2009||Dear Lemon Lima||Megan Kennedy|
|2010||Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam||Tess Tyler||Disney Channel Original Movie|
|2011||Mean Girls 2||Joanna 'Jo' Mitchell||Lead Role|
|2013||The Good Mother||Melanie||TV movie|
|2007||Just Jordan||Ashley||"Home Alone in the Diner" (Season 1: episode 4)|
|2007||Close to Home||Candy||"Fall from Grace" (Season 2: episode 21)|
|2007||Suite Life of Zack & Cody, TheThe Suite Life of Zack & Cody||Stacie||"Sleepover Suite" (Season 3: episode 7)|
|2008||Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream||Herself||"Hello Hollywood" (Season 1: episode 7)|
|2008||House||Sarah||"Joy to the World" (Season 5: episode 11)|
|2009–10||10 Things I Hate About You||Bianca Stratford||Main Role|
|2012||Wedding Band||Jenna||"I Love College" (Season 1: episode 2)|
|2013||Awkward||Julie #2||"Redefining Jenna" (Season 3: episode 10)|
|2011||Wendy||Wendy||Lead Role, webseries|
|2013||The Coppertop Flop Show||Meaghan||"King of the Beach" (Season 1: episode 2)|
|2008||Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories||Naminé|
|2009||Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days||Naminé|
|2010||Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep||Naminé|
|2011||Kingdom Hearts Re:coded||Naminé|
|2013||Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix||Naminé|
|2008||"Too Cool"||Camp Rock|
|"We Rock" (with the cast of "Camp Rock")|
|"Video Girl" (voice over)||A Little Bit Longer|
|2009||"When You Wish Upon A Star"||DisneyMania 6|
|"Let's Talk About Love"||Build-A-Bear Workshop Promo|
|2010||"Walkin' In My Shoes" with Matthew "Mdot" Finley||Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam|
|"Tear It Down" with Matthew "Mdot" Finley|
|"Its On" with the cast of Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam|
|Year||Album details||Peak chart positions||Certifications
|2010||Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Album|
(among Cast of Camp Rock)
|"Our Time Is Here"
(feat. Demi Lovato and Aaryn Doyle)
|"When You Wish Upon a Star"||2009||—||36||—||—||—||Disneymania 6|
|"Magic"||—||—||—||—||—||Wizards Of Waverly Place|
|"Walkin' In My Shoes"||2010||—||—||—||—||—||Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam|
|"Tear it Down"||—||—||—||—||—|
(among Cast of Camp Rock)
|I wont be seeing you again|
|2010||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Comedy or Drama)||10 Things I Hate About You||Nominated|
- Meaghan Jette Martin official site, "Biography". Accessed 22 June 2009.
- Disney Channel, undated. "Camp Rock – Meaghan Jette Martin. Accessed 9 October 2008.
- TVGuide.com reveals tomorrow's tween stars today, overlooks mini Clay Aiken (July 2, 2008). MTV Buzzworthy. Accessed 2009-06-21.