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. She was best 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 ABC Family television series 10 Things I Hate About You as Bianca Stratford, the main character Jo in Mean Girls 2 and for voicing Naminé in the video game series Kingdom Hearts since 2008. Martin also guest stars on The Coppertop Flop Show.
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. Martin eventually cast as the lead antagonist Tess Tyler in the Disney Channel original movie, Camp Rock, starring 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 returned to reprise her role as Tess Tyler in Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, premiered on September 3, 2010 on Disney Channel. In 2011, Martin played the main character Jo in the television film Mean Girls 2, the sequel of the 2004 film Mean Girls. 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, Nevada 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.
Martin recorded two 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 her first and only chart single. It has since peaked at number thirty-seven.
Martin 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, Martin recorded a special version of "Let's Talk About Love". Martin also recorded two songs in Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, "Tear it Down" and "Walkin in My Shoes", alongside the Camp Rock co-star Matthew "Mdot" Finley. Martin also appear on the collaborative song "It's On", which features the co-stars of the film. All songs appear in the soundtrack of the film.
Martin appeared in the music video "Remember December" by Demi Lovato.
Martin did not join the Jonas Brothers Live in Concert tour, with Demi Lovato and the cast of Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, because she was filming Mean Girls 2.
|2008||Camp Rock||Tess Tyler||Disney Channel Original Movie|
|2009||Dear Lemon Lima||Megan Kennedy|
|2010||Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam||Tess Tyler||Disney Channel Original Movie|
|2011||Mean Girls 2||Jo Mitchell|
|The Good Mother||Melanie||Television film|
|2007||Just Jordan||Ashley||"Home Alone in the Diner" (Season 1: episode 4)|
|Close to Home||Candy||"Fall from Grace" (Season 2: episode 21)|
|The 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)|
|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)|
|2013–14||Awkward||Julie #2||2 episodes|
|2014||Melissa & Joey||Jordan||2 episodes|
|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||Voice|
|2009||Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days||Naminé||Voice|
|2010||Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep||Naminé||Voice|
|2011||Kingdom Hearts Re:coded||Naminé||Voice|
|2013||Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix||Naminé||Voice (Re: Chain of Memories archive footage) (358/2 days HD cutscenes archive and new footage)|
|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|
|"It's 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|
(with the 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"||—||—||—||—||—|
(with the cast of Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam)
|2008||Start the Party||Eric Covert||Jordan Francis video|
|2009||Remember December||Tim Wheeler||Demi Lovato video|
|2010||It's On||Brandon Dickerson||Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam cast video|
|2010||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Comedy or Drama)||10 Things I Hate About You||Nominated|
|2013||L.A. Outfest||Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role||Geography Club||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.
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