Martina Alejandra Stoessel Muzlera (born March 21, 1997), better known as Martina Stoessel or Tini Stoessel is an Argentine teen actress and singer. She is best known for portraying Violetta Castillo on the Disney Channel Original Series, Violetta.
Life and CareerEdit
Early life and beginning of acting careerEdit
Martina Stoessel was born in Buenos Aires, the daughter of producer and director Alejandro Stoessel and Mariana Muzlera, and she also has a brother who is a year older than her, named Francisco. She stated that she was born on March 21st, 1997, but the birth date has been disputed. She began her artistic training at a young age studying singing, piano, musical comedy, musical theater and dance.
In 2007, she starred in the first season of the telenovela Argentine youth Patito Feo in the role of Martina, one of the assistants of Fito Bernardi, and also starred Anna as a child, a friend of Leandro met in a forest, in flashbacks, in the same series.
2011-present: Violetta and worldwide successEdit
In 2011, Stoessel obtained the title role in the series Violetta, co-production between Disney Channel Latin America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, where she plays the character of Violetta Castillo. Stoessel sings the song forerunner of the series published on April 5, 2012 and entitled "En Mi Mundo", the Italian version "Nel Mio Mondo" and the English version "In My Own World". For this role she won an award for "Female Newcomer" in the 2012 edition of the Kids' Choice Awards Argentina and was also nominated for the U.S. version, the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, in the "Favorite Latin Artist" category.
In 2011, she participated in the Spanish version of the song Shannon Saunders' "The Glow", called "Tu Resplandor", contained in the album recording "Disney Princess: Fairy Tale Songs". She also sings this version for the final event of the Disney Channel Latin America, Celebratón, on 31 December 2011. The song was later included in the compilation relating to the show and published in March of the following year.
She also gave her voice to a few songs on the albums of the series. She also participated in the television programs The U-Mix Show and Disney Planet for Disney Latin America. In 2013, has been confirmed to play the same character in the series and to be the protagonist of the play inspired by the series; moreover, lent her voice to the character of Carrie in the dubbing of the Italian version of the film Monsters University, along with co-star Lodovica Comello.
On 10 August 2013, Stoessel performed, along with the cast of Violetta, UNICEF charity event television Un Sol Para Los Chicos, where she sang the songs "Ser Mejor" and "En Mi Mundo". She sings the songs "Libre Soy" and "All'Alba Sorgerò" which are the Spanish and Italian versions of "Let It Go", title song from the Disney animated film Frozen.
|2007||Patito Feo||Martina/Young Anna||Unknown episodes|
|2012–present||Violetta||Violetta Castillo||Lead Role|
|2013||Monsters University||Carrie Williams||Voice; Italian dubbing|
Awards and NominationsEdit
|2012||Kids' Choice Awards Argentina||Female Newcomer||Violetta||Won|
|2013||Kids' Choice Awards Argentina||Favorite TV Actress||Nominated|
|Kid's Choice Awards||Favorite Latin Artist||Nominated|
|Premios Martín Fierro||Female Newcomer||Won|
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- ↑ Interview with Martina Stoessel
- ↑ Martina confirming her birth date
- ↑ Martina on Patito Feo
- ↑ About Violetta
- ↑ Violetta theme song
- ↑ Italian version of "En Mi Mundo"
- ↑ "In My Own World", the Englsh version of "En Mi Mundo"
- ↑ Kid's Choice Awards nominees
- ↑ The U-Mix Show
- ↑ News about Monsters University
- ↑ Martina singing the Spanish version of "Let It Go"
- ↑ Martina singing "All'Alba Sorgerò" for Frozen