Brenda Song

Brenda Song (born March 27, 1988) is an American actress, film producer, and model. Song started in show business as a child fashion model. Her early television work included roles in the shows Fudge (1995) and 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd (1999). After many commercials and television roles in the late 1990s, Song won a Young Artist Award for her performance in The Ultimate Christmas Present (2000). She made her screen debut in Santa with Muscles (1996) and appeared in 20th Century Fox’s Like Mike (2002). Her movies on the Disney Channel include Get a Clue (2002) and Stuck in the Suburbs (2004). In 2005 Song began playing the lead female role of London Tipton in the Disney series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and The Suite Life on Deck. The character was noted as Disney’s longest continuous female character in October 2009.  Song gained more fame  after she played the title role in the Disney Channel Original Movie, Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior, which received over 5.7 million viewers on the night of its premiere.  In 2006 Song was named the “Queen of Disney” by Cosmogirl Magazine.

Song at The Cheetah Girls: One Worldpremiere, August 2008

In the late 2000s, she starred in the coming-of-age drama Special Delivery, Walt Disney Pictures’ College Road Trip, and The Social Network (2010). She was the celebrity endorser of Disney Cruise Lines in 2010.  Song has been described as one of “young Hollywood’s most promising rising stars”  and a “young phenomenon on the rise” by media outlets. TV Guide listed her in its 2008 list of “13 Hottest Young Stars to Watch” Song was part of the Disney Channel Circle of Stars, a group of performers from several different Disney Channel television series. She took part in the recording and music video of a version of “A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes”. The recording was included on the special edition Cinderella DVD and on the DisneyMania 4 CD. The album CD was released in April 2005 under the Walt Disney Records label and peaked at #15 on the Billboard 200, and #2 on the Top Kids Audio chart  and Top Compilation Albums chart. In 2004 Song appeared in Jesse McCartney’s music video for “Good Life”. Film clips from Stuck in the Suburbs, which included Song, appeared in music videos for Anneliese van der Pol’s song “Over It” and Taran Killam’s “More Than Me”, “On Top of the World”, and “Make a Wish”. In 2007 Song filmed a music video for “Open Up Your Eyes”, which was featured in her movie Holidaze. She recorded a song for Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior called “I’m Not That Girl”, which aired on Radio Disney and was on the Wendy Wu DVD. In the Suite Life High School Musical-themed episode, Song performed “Bop To The Top” and “Really Great”. “Really Great” became the theme song for the online series, London Tipton’s Yay Me!. She sang “Bling Is My Favourite Thing” on another Suite Life episode. Ian Scott wrote and produced demo songs for her. The songs are credited to Mark Jackson Productions, which is associated with Warner Bros. Records.    http://www.firstnamestore.com/?p=27365

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