Check out our interview with upcoming actress Bella Martinez.

She recently filmed her first series regular role as “Brooke Hudson” in a new “coming of age” drama series called yA.

Bella had a guest star role in her first Facebook Watch show called “Date of Honor” for popular YouTuber “Twan Kuijper.” She has been in several short films and numerous commercials including Redbox and Adidas. In addition to Beats in a Bagel Shop, Bella has also done various music videos for artists such as – Mareen Morris, Ross Lynch, Mod Sun, and several more.

Follow Bella @bellamartinezzz

Hi Bella, please tell us a little about you?

I am an actress residing in the Los Angeles area. I recently filmed my first series regular role as “Brooke Hudson” in a new “coming of age” drama series called ​yA​.

Additionally, I had a guest star role in a Facebook Watch show called ​Date of Honor for popular YouTuber ​Twan Kujper​. I have been involved in several short films and numerous commercials including Redbox and Adidas. In addition to ​Beats in a Bagel Shop​, I have also filed in various music videos for artists such as – Mareen Morris, Ross Lynch, Mod Sun, and several others.

In addition to acting, my passions include health, fitness and traveling with my family.

Describe yourself in 3 words?

Outgoing, Adventurous, Brave.

Name one your strengths?

Determination.

How did you get started into acting?

I started acting around four years ago. I was a competitive dancer at a studio that also offered acting classes and then I slowly realized that was the only class I was interested in taking.

How has this changed your life?

Acting has changed my life by giving me an outlet to pursue something that makes me the happiest.

What is the best and worst part of being an actress?

The best part is being able to step into a character and see their life through their own perspective. The worst part is waiting to find out if you booked a job as the days and weeks go by.

Tell us about your work in the Amazon Prime series “yA?”

yA​ is a coming of age drama where I played a series regular role as “Brooke Hudson” on a spin-off off series of a current Amazon Prime show. I play a mean billionaire’s daughter in High School. I made several friends and worked with some amazing people and am excited for the release at the end of 2020.

How do you prepare for a role?

I typically break down a role all the way down to what the character eats and what their family life is like.

What other projects have you been part of?

I am currently filming my first television comedy role in a sitcom.

What kind of roles do you like or would like to play and why?

I would love to play a serious complex role with intense emotions in either a thriller or horror film.

Now tell us about your work on the Kyle Meagher music video “Know Better?”

Kyle is an amazing artist and talented in so many ways! We collaborated over a series of Zoom conferences for this video and were able to put ourselves into the mood of the song while communicating virtually. Our prior experience working together helped us mesh perfectly even while filming in different countries.

What is the toughest decision you had to make in the last few months?

Fortunately, I have not had to make any tough decisions over the last few months.

Which project is still on your bucket list?

It is my goal to work with my favorite actress Vera Farmiga in the Conjuring series.

How would your best friend describe you?

My best friend would describe me as trustworthy and supportive. I strive to be the type of friend who is always there to support another in a time of crisis.

What’s next for Bella Martinez in 2020?

New and exciting opportunities when the industry opens up.

What is your own definition of happiness?

My definition of happiness is to be fulfilled through working and bringing entertainment to others.

If you could meet someone living or dead, who would it be and why?

I would love to have had the opportunity to meet Heath Ledger. I would pick his brain about how he pursued training for his role in the Joker.

How would you explain your fashion style?

Edgy with eclectic pieces.

Best advice ever given?

There is no success without failure.

What is your favorite food?

My favorite food is Thai or Sushi. Normally, I eat simple, typically steamed veggies and a protein. Dessert is my favorite, although I try to keep this in moderation.

Do you support any charity?

I care deeply about mental health issues and strive to learn more about this issue and support those who it affects.

Idea of a perfect Sunday?

I am a bit of a foodie and I love to go into the city and try new restaurants.

Where do you see yourself and your career in 5 years from now?

In 5 years from now I see myself in a lead role in a movie or hit tv show.

Favorite song? Why?

This always depends on my mood, because I am a fan of all types of music.

What do you think of Social Media?

I love social media in small doses, it can be a time grabber. Great place to be able to connect with people.

Where can we follow you?

Instagram: ​@bellamartinezzz

TikTok: ​@bellaaclaire

YouTube: ​Bella Martinez

 

Quote: “Trust the timing of your life.”

Favorite Singer/Artist: “Yesterday” by the Beatles

Movie: The Joker

Travel Destination: Paris or London

Sports Team: Green Bay Packers

Tv Show: Bates Motel

Book: Great Gatsby

 


 

Photo Credit: Lily K Photography