Mitchel Tate Musso (born July 9, 1991) is an Italian-American teen actor, singer and musician. Musso is perhaps best known for his three Disney Channel roles as Oliver Oken in the Disney Channel sitcom, Hannah Montana, Jeremy Johnson in the Disney Channel animated series Phineas and Ferb and his role as Brady in the Disney XD series Pair of Kings. In other works, he provided his voice of DJ for the computer animated film, Monster House and also starred as Raymond Figg in the Disney Channel Original Movie, Life Is Ruff, released in 2005. Musso's self-titled debut album was released on June 2, 2009. The album debuted at number 19 on the Billboard 200.
Musso was born in Garland, Texas, the son of Katherine (née Moore) and Samuel Musso, who were involved in community theater in Dallas, Texas. He has two siblings - Mason Musso, who sang lead vocals in the band Metro Station, and Marc Musso, an actor. Musso is of Italian descent.
In 2004, Mitchel made his Hollywood film debut in Secondhand Lions, alongside his brother Marc. Before Musso was cast in Secondhand Lions, he had been in several films beforehand: Am I Cursed? as Richie and The Keyman as a cub scout both in 2002. Musso also starred in three episodes of King of the Hill as the voice of Bobby Hill's friend Curt in the episodes "The Powder Puff Boys" and "Bobby Rae" as well as the surfer kid in "Four Wave Intersection" in 2007.
In addition to his role as Oliver Oken in Disney Channel's Hannah Montana, Musso also voices Jeremy Johnson in Phineas and Ferb, a boy whom Phineas's sister, Candace (Ashley Tisdale) has a crush on. Other acting credits include Raymond Figg in the Disney Channel Original Movie, Life Is Ruff, the voice of Aang in the unaired version of the pilot episode of Avatar: The Last Airbender, the voice of DJ in the film, Monster House, and Hannah Montana: The Movie, which was released on April 10, 2009. Musso was in the first Disney Channel Games in 2006 on the Green Team, and appeared on the Red Team in 2007 and 2008. He also appeared in the TV movie Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire alongside Chuck Norris and Selena Gomez.
On June 2, 2008, Musso was a surprise guest at the Spotlight Awards at the North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, Massachusetts. He presented awards to the Best Actor and Best Actress of the 2007-2008 theatrical year. In 2008 Musso, Miley Cyrus and Billy Ray Cyrus all made "family" guest appearances in Metro Station's music video for Seventeen Forever.
In late 2009, Musso was cast, along side The Suite Life on Deck AND House of Payne's Doc Shaw, in a new television series for Disney XD titled Pair of Kings. The series begins production in March 2010, following the production of the final season of Hannah Montana in which Musso does not star in this season he will only be a guest. The series premiered on September 10, 2010.
Musso sang a remixed remake of the song "Lean on Me" for the Disney film, Snow Buddies; the music video is included on the DVD and the song is included on the Radio Disney Jams 12 CD. Musso also sang the song "If I Didn't Have You" with Hannah Montana co-star Emily Osment for the DisneyMania 7 CD. For their 2009 Disney Channel Original Movie, Hatching Pete, Musso teamed up with co-star Tiffany Thornton, from Sonny With A Chance, to record a song called "Let It Go" that was used in the film. The two also worked on a music video for the song which was released to Disney Channel. Musso also recorded a song called "The Girl Can't Help It" for another Disney Channel Original Movie, Princess Protection Program. "Let it Go" and "The Girl Can't Help It" will be on the Disney compilation album, Disney Channel Playlist, which was released on June 23, 2008.
In a studio effort, Musso released his self-titled debut album on June 2, 2009. His debut single, "The In Crowd," a cover of a John Hampson song, premiered on Radio Disney on December 5, 2008. The song is also featured on Radio Disney Jams, Vol. 11. His second single, Hey, was released on May 15, 2009 on Radio Disney with an accompanying music video that premiered on Disney Channel.
In July and August 2009, Musso opened for Metro Station. He also launched a headlining tour in August, with KSM, as his opening act. The tour concluded September 24 in New Orleans, LA. On Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 2:00pm he put on a free concert at the Great New York State Fair's Chevy Court. One week later he put on another free show at the Utah State Fair.
Musso confirmed via YouTube video and Twitter that work is being done on his second studio album. The album will be released to purchase on November 16th, 2010 at Wal-Mart and online.
|2002||Am I Cursed?||Richie|
|The Keyman||Cub Scout|
|2009||Hannah Montana: The Movie||Oliver Oken||Cameo|
|2004||Oliver Beene||One Nad||Episode: "Soup to Nuts"|
|2005||Life Is Ruff||Raymond Figg||Television movie|
|Walker Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire||Josh Whitley||Television movie|
|Avatar: The Last Airbender||Aang||Voice (only in pilot episode)|
|2006–present||Hannah Montana||Oliver Oken/Mike Standley III||Main Role (regular, seasons 1-3; guest star, season 4)|
|2007||Shorty McShorts' Shorts||Kevin||1 episode|
|2007–present||Phineas and Ferb||Jeremy Johnson||Recurring role|
|2009||Hatching Pete||Cleatus Poole|
|2010||Pair of Kings||King Brady||Lead role|
- Mitchel Musso (2009)
- ↑ "Billboard: Mitchel Musso- Mitchel Musso". Billboard.com. 2009-06-20. Retrieved 2 February 2010.
- ↑ http://www.isthmus.com/isthmus/article.php?article=26643
- ↑ http://www.pbpulse.com/tv/2009/10/09/musso-of-hannah-montana-is-a-musician-too/
- ↑ http://mitchel-musso.com/mitchel-musso/mitchel-rumors/
- ↑ Jessica, Herndon (2009-06-03). "Hannah Montana's Mitchel Musso Releases Debut Album". people.com. Retrieved 21 January 2010.
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- ↑ "Disney XD picks up 'Pair of Kings'". Hollywood Reporter. 2009-12-20. Retrieved 2 February 2010.
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