Vincent Martella

Vincent Michael Martella (born October 15, 1992)[1] is an American actor and musician best known for his role as Greg Wuliger on the UPN/CW sitcom Everybody Hates Chris and for the voice of Phineas Flynn in the Disney Channel original animated show Phineas and Ferb. He is also 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.

Vincent Martella
Martella in 2011
Born
Vincent Michael Martella

(1992-10-15) October 15, 1992
EducationUniversity of Florida (BBA)
Occupation
  • Actor
  • musician
Years active2002–present
Websitewww.vincentmartella.com

Career

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 Nickelodeon sitcom Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide and Greg in the UPN/CW sitcom 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.[5]

Martella became known in the voice acting world by playing the voice of Phineas Flynn in the Disney XD animated series Phineas and Ferb.[6] 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.[7] 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 reprised his role as Jason Todd for Batman: Death in the Family.[8]

Martella also appeared in the fourth season of The Walking Dead television series as Patrick.[9]

Personal life

Martella was born in Rochester, New York, and is of Italian descent. During his childhood, he moved to central Florida.[1][2] He graduated from DeLand High School in 2011[10] and is studying for an online degree in business through the University of Florida.[7]

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

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo Billy
2008 Bait Shop Scott
Role Models Artonius
2010 Batman: Under the Red Hood Jason Todd (Teen) / Robin Voice
2011 Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension Phineas Flynn / 2nd Dimension Phineas
Last at Bat Brother
2015 Clinger Robert Klingher
Riley Cole
McFarland, USA Brandon
2020 Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe Phineas Flynn Voice
Batman: Death in the Family Jason Todd / Robin / Red Robin / Red Hood

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2004–06 Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Scoop 3 episodes
2005–09 Everybody Hates Chris Greg Wuliger 86 episodes
2007 Can You Dig It Barry Voice
2007–15 Phineas and Ferb Phineas Flynn
2010–11 Take Two with Phineas and Ferb
2011 Love Bites Josh Ford Episode: "Sky High"
2012 R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Jean-Louis Episode: "Poof De Fromage"
The Mentalist Martin Klubock Episode: "Something's Rotten in Redmond"
2013–14 The Walking Dead Patrick ("30 Days Without an Accident", "Infected", "A")
2016–present Milo Murphy's Law Bradley Nicholson / Phineas Flynn (1 episode) Voices

Video games

Year Title Role
2009 Phineas and Ferb Phineas Flynn
2010 Phineas and Ferb: Ride Again
Final Fantasy XIII Hope Estheim
Disney Channel All Star Party Phineas Flynn
2011 Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension Phineas Flynn / 2nd Dimension Phineas
2012 Final Fantasy XIII-2 Hope Estheim
2013 Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff Phineas Flynn
Disney Infinity
2014 Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Hope Estheim
Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes Phineas Flynn
2015 Disney Infinity 3.0

Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryWorkResult
2006Young Artists AwardsBest Performance in a TV Series (Comedy) – Supporting Young Actor[11]Everybody Hates ChrisNominated
2008Best Performance in a TV Series – Supporting Young Actor[12]Nominated
2006Teen Choice AwardsTeen's Choice TV Sidekick[13]Nominated

References

  1. "Biography". Vincentmartella.com. Archived from the original on March 28, 2010. Retrieved April 12, 2008.
  2. Morreale, Marie. "Everybody Hates Chris". Scholastic News Online. Archived from the original on March 16, 2006. Retrieved November 30, 2006.
  3. Thomas, Rachel (2005). "An Interview with Vincent Martella (Greg, "Everybody Hates Chris")". TV Dramas. About.com. Archived from the original on October 20, 2013. Retrieved October 14, 2013.
  4. 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. Boedeker, Hal (September 22, 2005). "Young actor loves 'Everybody Hates Chris'". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved October 14, 2013.
  6. Boedeker, Hal (November 6, 2008). "DeLand teen makes most of varied film, TV roles". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved October 14, 2013.
  7. 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.
  8. Schedeen, Jesse (July 28, 2020). "DC Showcase - Batman: Death in the Family: Exclusive Official Trailer". IGN. Retrieved July 28, 2020.
  9. Ross, Dalton (September 19, 2013). "Vincent Martella of 'Phineas and Ferb' to appear on 'The Walking Dead'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved October 14, 2013.
  10. Christiansen, Kathleen (August 24, 2020). "DeLand native reprises 'Phineas and Ferb' role in new Disney Plus movie". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved August 24, 2020.
  11. "27th Annual Young Artist Awards – Nominations / Special Awards". youngartistawards.org. Archived from the original on January 10, 2016. Retrieved November 2, 2016.
  12. "29th Annual Young Artist Awards – Nominations / Special Awards". youngartistawards.org. Archived from the original on December 4, 2013. Retrieved November 2, 2016.
  13. "Teen Choice Awards 2006". TVFanForums.net. Retrieved November 2, 2016.
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