Vincent Martella

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Vincent Martella
Vincent Martella 2011.jpg
Martella at the world premiere for Cars 2 in June 2011
Born Vincent Michael Martella
(1992-10-15) October 15, 1992 (age 22)
Rochester, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor/voice actor/Singer
Years active 2002–present
Website
www.vincentmartella.com

Vincent Michael Martella (born October 15, 1992)[1] is an American actor, voice actor and singer. He is best known for his role as Greg Wuliger on the UPN/CW sitcom Everybody Hates Chris, and for the voice of Phineas Flynn in Disney Channel's original animated show Phineas and Ferb. Also, he is the voice of Hope Estheim in the 2010 video game Final Fantasy XIII and its sequels Final Fantasy XIII-2 and Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII.

Career[edit]

Martella appeared in the feature film Role Models starring Seann William Scott and Paul Rudd. He has a lead role in the film Bait Shop along with Bill Engvall and Billy Ray Cyrus. He also played Scoop in the show Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide and Greg in the show Everybody Hates Chris.[2][3]

He recorded his first album Time Flies By, playing the piano and singing.[4] The album was written and co-produced by Vincent and is available on iTunes. He lives in DeLand, Florida with his mother, father and three siblings.

Martella became known in the voice acting world by playing the voice of Phineas in the Disney Channel animated series Phineas and Ferb. He also provided the English voice of Hope Estheim, a main character in the 2010 video game Final Fantasy XIII, and reprised his role for Final Fantasy XIII-2.[5] He did the voice of the teenage Jason Todd / Robin for the animated film Batman: Under The Red Hood, in which his younger brother, Alexander, provided the voice for the child version of Todd.

Martella also appeared in the fourth season of The Walking Dead television series as Patrick.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Martella was born in Rochester, New York, and is of Italian descent. During his childhood, he moved south to Florida.[1][2] He graduated from DeLand High School in 2011[7] and is studying for an online degree in business through the University of Florida.[5]

Martella is the son of Donna and Michael Martella.[4] His father owns Captain Tony's, a chain of pizzerias.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Television (live-action)[edit]

Television (animation)[edit]

Video games[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Biography at his official website
  2. ^ a b Morreale, Marie (2006). "Everybody Hates Chris". Scholastic News Online. Retrieved November 30, 2006. 
  3. ^ a b Thomas, Rachel (2005). "An Interview with Vincent Martella (Greg, "Everybody Hates Chris")". TV Dramas (About.com). Retrieved October 14, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Lafferty, Mike (August 14, 2006). "DeLand teen acts beyond his 13 years; TV star Vincent Martella finds time for a CD, ads and an animated show -- while still acing the FCAT". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved October 14, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b La Hoz, Nicole (February 16, 2012). "Voice-actor takes UF classes when he's not busy working". The Independent Florida Alligator (Gainesville, FL: Campus Communications Inc.). Retrieved October 14, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b Ross, Dalton (September 19, 2013). "Vincent Martella of 'Phineas and Ferb' to appear on 'The Walking Dead'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved October 14, 2013. 
  7. ^ https://www.twitter.com/#!/VinMan17/status/72293987997843456
  8. ^ List of R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour episodes#Season 3: 2012-13
  9. ^ http://www.thefutoncritic.com/listings/20120313cbs01/

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