Although Alyson Stoner was born in Ohio, she is currently living in Los Angeles California. However her line of work indicates she moves around the country often and probably has homes elsewhere in the US.
Stoner was born on August 11, 1993 in Toledo, Ohio. As a child she went to Maumee Valley County Day School. It was there she learned how to dance, including tap ballet, jazz dance and others. She would later model at Margaret O’ Brien Modeling Studio.
Afterwards she decided to try a career in acting. Her first major break was appearing in Missy Elliot’s Gossip Folks music video. Alyson Stoner later appeared in the Eminem video Just Lose It and also worked as a backup dancer for Will Smith and the hip hop group Outkast. She is currently a dancing instructor.
However she is best known for her recurring role in the TV show The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (as Max). She is also known for her role in the show Mike’s Super Short Show (2002-06) as Sally.
She also appeared in the TV show Drake and Josh, That’s So Raven and did voice work in Lilo and Stitch: the Series. She also appeared in the Naked Brothers Band, the Disney Channel Games. She is currently doing voice work for the Phineas and Ferb.
Alyson Stoner starred in the 2003 comedy film Cheaper by the Dozen and its sequel in 2005. A year later she appeared in the movie Step Up. She was also featured in the movie Camp Rock. The film gained favorable reviews. Stoner was cast for the lead role in the 2008 film Alice Upside Down.
The movie was based on Phyllis Naylor’s The Agony of Alice. The film was released to DVD. Her other projects include voicing Malani in the Disney movie Star Wars; Ewoks in Walt Disney. Her latest film project is Step Up 3D. It is a dance film that is in 3D.
Alyson Stoner is also into music. Aside from appearing in music videos, she has also recorded some songs. She did a cover of Eminem’s Just Lose It and in 2005 sang in the soundtrack of Alice Upside Down. She also sang Free Spirit.
Her other songs include Dancing in the Moonlight for the soundtrack of Space Buddies and How about Today for Phineas and Ferb. Stoner also did her own version of Jojo’s Baby it’s You. Stoner also sang We Rock and Our Time is Here for Camp Rock and Fly Away Here.
Publishing and Other Projects
Stoner is an editor for KEWL magazine. She is also involved in the web series entitled Ghost Town. She also appeared in the Wii Fit videos. On the console Stoner demonstrates how to perform the balance. She has also done voice work for some video games.
Like her other Disney co-stars, Alyson Stoner is slowly making the transition from being a teen star to a more mature performer. She is currently training to be a more soulful vocal performer.