Kaycee Stroh (born May 29, 1984) is an American actress, singer and dancer, best known for her role as Martha Cox in the hit Disney Channel Original Movies, High School Musical, High School Musical 2 and High School Musical 3: Senior Year. She was a contestant in the VH1 reality show Celebrity Fit Club.
Stroh appeared in High School Musical, High School Musical 2 and High School Musical 3 as smart girl Martha Cox, who secretly loved to "pop & lock & jam & break". A professional dance instructor at the Thompson Lane Entertainment Center, her role in the franchise materialized when she took her students to the auditions herself. Along with her fellow cast for the movie, she appeared at the Teen Choice Awards to accept an honorary award charting the film's instant success and at the American Music Awards of 2007 accepting the award for Favorite Album. Stroh also serves as co-host for the dance-along version of High School Musical 2.
She also had a recurring role (2 episodes) in the Disney Channel Original Series, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody as Leslie, a girl who played on the same volleyball team as main characters of the show, London and Maddie.
She has also been a guest editor for Tiger Beat magazine.
Stroh was also a member of the supporting cast in a direct-to-DVD musical story from Liken the Scriptures called Ammon and King Lamoni.
She has worked on occasion as a spokesperson and plus size model for the online retailer Torrid.
Stroh reprised her role as Martha Cox in High School Musical 3: Senior Year, released on October 24, 2008.
She was a contestant on Season 7 of Celebrity Fit Club.
Stroh was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, the daughter of Cindy and Bruce Stroh. She has two older sisters, both of whom were dancers.
In an interview with People, Stroh discussed her obesity and heavy weight gain and being bed-ridden for three months due to a blood clot in her calf after knee surgery. As well as her television roles, Stroh is also an advocate for Make-A-Wish Foundation, United Cerebral Palsy and Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation.
- Official website
- Kaycee Stroh on Myspace
- Kaycee Stroh at the Internet Movie Database
- Interview at Tommy2.Net
- Interviews with KayCee Stroh on MouseClubhouse.com