Martin was born on February 17, 1992, in Las Vegas, Nevada. A fan of musical theater, she performed in several community theater productions in Las Vegas. She began modeling at the age of five. As a child, she worked consistently in a variety of national and international commercials, including Barbie and Cabbage Patch Dolls.She starred in the sequel, "Mean Girls 2", as the lead character, Johanna 'Jo' Mitchell, an outsider trying to fit in the social scene of high school. Alloy hired her for the lead role in the series "Wendy", a contemporary fantasy take on Peter Pan told from Wendy's point of view.Martin is best known for her lead role in "10 Things I Hate About You," she played the role of Bianca Stratford, a girl who knows how to strategize, put a plan in motion and navigate the minefield that is high school.Martin's first TV film was her role as the beautiful yet bossy Tess Tyler, queen bee of the hottest clique in camp, in Disney Channel's Original Movie "Camp Rock." Martin reprised her role of Tess in the successful "Camp Rock 2." Recently, she filmed "Geography Club", "Senior Project", "Safelight" and "The Good Mother" which premiered on Lifetime. Meaghan's other film projects include the lead role as Megan in the independent film "Dear Lemon Lima" and Aubrey in "Sironia."She is recurring on MTV's, critically acclaimed "Awkward", and "Melissa and Joey." She has also guest starred on TBS's "Wedding Band", Fox's "House," CBS' "Close to Home," Disney Channel's "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody," and Nickelodeon's "Just Jordan." She did her first professional theater debut in the Los Angeles production of the Jason Robert Brown musical, "13." Martin also sang a version of "When You Wish Upon a Star" for the 2009 DVD/Blu Ray release of Disney's "Pinocchio."She has attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, completing courses in both Contemporary Drama and Shakespeare.
6 wins & 7 nominations.
|Melissa & Joey||Unknown||2010-08-17|
|10 Things I Hate About You||Bianca Stratford 20 episodes, 1999-2010||2009-07-07|
|Close to Home||Unknown||2005-10-04|
|The Suite Life of Zack & Cody||Unknown||2005-03-18|