Alyson Rae Stoner (born August 11, 1993) is an American teen actress, dancer, singer and former model. Stoner is known for her roles in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (as Max), Cheaper By The Dozen (as Sarah Baker), Step Up (as Camille Gage), and Camp Rock (as Caitlyn Gellar). She has been a background dancer for several stars, such as Missy Elliott, Eminem, Outkast and Will Smith. She is also known as the voice of Isabella in the Disney Channel series Phineas and Ferb.
Stoner was born in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of LuAnne Hodges (née Adams), a former executive secretary at Owens-Illinois, and Charlie Stoner. While growing up in Toledo, Stoner attended Maumee Valley Country Day School and studied ballet, tap dance, and jazz dance at the O'Connell's Dance Studio. She also modeled and trained at the Margaret O'Brien Modeling Studio. She won Best Model of the Year at the International Modeling and Talent Association (IMTA) Convention in New York City with Ms. O'Brien's studio in 2000, and she won many awards in acting and dance. After this, Stoner decided to try hip-hop dancing, appearing in the Missy Elliot music video for Work It".
After choreography training in Los Angeles, Stoner appeared as a background dancer in the music video for Missy Elliott's "Work It", "Gossip Folks", and "I'm Really Hot", and a background dancer in the music video for Lil' Bow Wow's "Take ya Home" and as well as Eminem's "Just Lose It" alongside a one male and "No Tengo Dinero" by the Kumbia Kings. She has also been a back-up dancer for Will Smith at the 2005 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards, and for OutKast at the 2004 Kid's Choice Awards. Stoner danced with a dancing group called the JammXKids between 2003 and 2006. She quit the group in early 2006 due to scheduling conflicts, but continues to work with the individual kids in different jobs. She was also one of the dancers in the special features for the Shark Tale DVD. Stoner teaches hip hop currently at the Millennium Dance Complex, and is credited as the youngest person to teach a master class there.
Work in TV and movies
In 2002, Stoner became the co-host of the Disney Channel Mike's Super Short Show along with Michael Alan Johnson, an infomercial segment regarding forthcoming Disney releases. In 2003 and 2005, she appeared as Sarah, one of the twelve Baker children, in the successful comedies Cheaper by the Dozen and Cheaper by the Dozen 2. She has also appeared in several television shows aimed at the preteen market, including The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, That's So Raven and Drake & Josh.
In 2006, she had a small film role in Step Up as Channing Tatum's younger sister, Camille. She currently provides the voice of Isabella Garcia-Shapiro and Jenny in the Disney Channel animated series Phineas and Ferb. Stoner came up with Isabella's catchphrase "Whatcha doin'?" In 2008, she starred in the Disney Channel Original movie Camp Rock as Caitlyn Gellar, an aspiring music producer. Her reception in Camp Rock was particularly strong, with various media outlets suggesting it was about time she played a main character role, having backed up for other big names such as Will Smith and Hannah Montana.
Recently, Stoner starred as Alice McKinley in the movie Alice Upside Down, based loosely on the Alice series, particularly The Agony of Alice, by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. This was her second starring role, and, according to an interview that appears on the direct-to-DVD release, she states that this was the first time she has had to appear in every scene in a movie.
In 2010, Stoner appeared in the third Step Up film; Step-Up 3-D, opposite Adam Sevani. She reprised the role of Camille Gage, Tyler's younger sister. Stoner uploaded a video onto her official Youtube page of her final dance rehearsal, which introduced other cast members.
In 2010 Stoner will guest star in the Award winning show House
In 2005, she sang two songs from the soundtrack of the movie "Alice Upside Down" Lost and Found, and Free Spirit, in which she plays the lead role. She has also recorded a cover version of the song Dancing in the Moonlight for the 2009 Disney DVD/Blu-Ray movie, Space Buddies.
Stoner is working with record producers, songwriters and a vocal coach in order to focus on transitioning her style of voice, from "kiddie-pop" into a more soulful pop vibe with a little alternative edge, so she can start working on her first studio album. On April 4, 2010, Stoner posted a video to her YouTube Channel announcing the release of her debut single, "Flying Forward" on April 20, 2010.
Stoner is the "dance editor" for KEWL Magazine. She also recently hosted a global fan summit on Amazon.com with Hannah Montana star Miley Cyrus. Stoner appeared in the Disney Channel Original Movie Camp Rock, along with the Jonas Brothers. She stars in a webseries called Ghost Town shown on Dailymotion's newly launched DM Kids site. In February 2009, Stoner released the Alyson Stoner Project described as "a dance video hybrid - melding many styles of entertainment into one package". It was directed by Kevin Schmidt, her co-star from Cheaper by the Dozen.
In the summer of 2008, she appeared in the Disney Channel Games as a member of the Blue Lightning Team along with the Kiely Williams, Demi Lovato, Roshon Fegan, her Camp Rock castmates, Shin Koyamada, Cole Sprouse and several overseas Disney Channel actors. Stoner has also appeared in Wii Fit related videos on the Nintendo Channel on the Wii video game console demonstrating how to do balance exercises. She voiced the character Kairi for the video game Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories, and both Xion and Kairi in Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days.
|2003||Cheaper By The Dozen||Sarah Baker|
|2004||Garfield||Kid Rat (Voice)|
|2005||Cheaper by the Dozen 2||Sarah Baker|
|2006||Step Up||Camille Gage|
|2008||Alice Upside Down||Alice||Straight-to-DVD|
|Camp Rock||Caitlyn Gellar||Disney Channel Original Movie|
|2010||Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam|
|Kung Fu Magoo||Lorelei Tan Gu||voice only|
|Step-Up 3-D||Camille Gage|
|2002–2006||Mike's Super Short Show||Sally||Main character (25 episodes)|
|2004||Drake & Josh||Wendy||Guest star|
|I'm with Her||Dylan Cassidy||"The Kid Stays in the Picture"|
|2005||The Suite Life of Zack & Cody||Max||Recurring 2005-2007 (6 episodes)|
|That's So Raven||Ally Parker||"Goin' Hollywood"|
|Lilo & Stitch: The Series||Victoria (voice)||"Snooty: Experiment#277"|
|2006||W.I.T.C.H||Lillian Hale||Voice only (4 episodes)|
|Joey||Kaley||"Joey and the Critic"|
|2007||Naked Brothers Band||Herself|
|2007–present||Phineas and Ferb||Isabella (voice) Jenny (voice)||Main role (Isabella) and semi-recurring role (Jenny)|
|2010–present||Upin & Ipin||Upin And Ipin (voice)||English version|
|2005||"Baby It's You"||cover version|
|2008||"Lost & Found"||Alice Upside Down OST|
|"We Rock"||Camp Rock|
|"Our Time Is Here"|
|"S'Winter||Phineas And Ferb|
|"In The Mall"|
|"The Ballad of Badbeard"|
|2009||"Dancin' in the Moonlight"||Space Buddies OST|
|"Fly Away Home"||Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure|
|"The Fireside Girls"||Phineas and Ferb|
|"Where Did We Go Wrong"|
|"Danville is Very Nice"|
|2010||"What I've Been Looking For"||DisneyMania 7|
|"Flying Forward"||Flying Forward [cd single]|
|"City of Love"||Phineas and Ferb|
|"Summer Belongs To You!"|
|"Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow"|
|"It's On"||Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam|
|"Can't Back Down"|
|"This our Song"|
|2008||Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories||Kairi|
|2009||Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days||Xion, Kairi|
|2010||Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep||Xion||Uncredited|
- ↑ "Alyson Stoner Biography". tvguide.com. Retrieved 2009-10-12.
- ↑ http://www.toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?Date=20030406&Category=ART10&ArtNo=304050012&SectionCat=&Template=printpicart
- ↑ "The Alyson Stoner Project: Out Now!". Miley5! Weekly. Retrieved 2009-04-02.
- ↑ http://www.etonline.com/news/2009/06/75678/index.html
- ↑  Disney
- ↑ 
- ↑  Youtube
- ↑ Hustvedt, Marc (2009-02-24). "Ghost Town Finds Home With [[Dailymotion]] Kids". Tubefilter News. Retrieved 2009-03-31. URL–wikilink conflict (help)
- ↑ 9.0 9.1 The Alyson Stoner Project MySpace
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