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Brenda Song is an American actress, voice actress, singer, producer, and model. She is best known for her role as London Tipton in the Disney Channel Original Series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and its spin-off The Suite Life on Deck, as well as for her portrayal of the titular character of Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior. She also voiced Mitzi Suzuki in Lilo & Stitch: The Series and Anne Boonchuy in Amphibia.



Song guest-starred in Disney Channel shows, such as That's So Raven, and had a recurring role as Tia in Disney Channel's Phil of the Future. She had minor roles in many American sitcoms, her most notable appearances were in Will & Grace, One Tree Hill, and Strong Medicine.

In 2005, Song was cast for the role of the selfish heiress London Tipton in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody after auditioning for the roles of Maddie Fitzpatrick and London Tipton. As the series became popular, Song became a featured performer on the Disney Channel and performed a voice role in Disney's American Dragon: Jake Long series.

In 2006, Song had a voice-over role in Holidaze: The Christmas That Almost Didn't Happen, which also featured the voices of fellow Disney Channel stars Dylan and Cole Sprouse and Emily Osment. She appeared in the Disney Channel Games 2006 as captain of the Blue Team, and in the second rendition of the Disney Channel Games as captain of the Red Team. Song is currently hosting a Disney Channel short series called "Pass the Plate", which is a multicultural series produced in ten countries in association with Disney Channel, but in 2013 Peyton List and Karan Brar took over for the second season. She also played Alissa in Scandal and JJ in Station 19.

On March 27, 2019, her 31st birthday, Song was announced to be cast as the voice of Anne Boonchuy in Amphibia.


Song starred in the 2000 Disney movie The Ultimate Christmas Present, which won her a Young Artist Award for "Best Performance in a TV Movie Comedy, Supporting Young Actress". She co-starred in other Disney movies, including Get a Clue and Stuck in the Suburbs. Afterwards, Song appeared in Get a Clue, alongside actress Lindsay Lohan.

In 2006, Song starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior, which received 5.7 million viewers. This was the first movie where Song does not play a sidekick character according to Variety.

Song has been mentioned in regard to College Road Trip with Raven-Symoné and Martin Lawrence. In 2011, Song reprised her London Tipton role in The Suite Life Movie.


Song was part of the Disney Channel Group of Stars, a group of performers from several different Disney Channel television series, in a version of "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes". The recording appeared on both 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 number 15 on the Billboard 200, and number 2 on the Top Kids Audio chart.

Producer Ian Scott has written and produced songs for her. Song appeared in the music video for "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes" with the Disney Channel Circle of Stars. In 2007, she made a cameo appearance in Ashley Tisdale's music video for her debut single "He Said She Said".

Charity work[]

In 2006, Song received an honorary award from the charity organization "A World Of Change" for participating in the "A World Of Change" annual fashion show fundraiser to benefit Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services. Song also participated in The 10th Annual L.A. Cancer Challenge. In addition as part of the Disney Channel Games 2007, Song's team supported the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

Awards and nominations[]

  • 2001 - Young Artist Award for "Best Performance in a TV Movie Comedy, Supporting Young Actress", for The Ultimate Christmas Present (Won).
  • 2007 - Emmy Awards: "Outstanding Children's Program - with Suite Life Of Zack and Cody Cast" (Nominated).


Year Song Album
2005 "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes" DisneyMania 4



Year Title Role Notes
2000 The Ultimate Christmas Present Samantha Kwan
2002 Get a Clue Jennifer Main cast
2004 Stuck in the Suburbs Natasha Kwon-Schwartz Main cast
2006 Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior Wendy Wu Main cast
2008 College Road Trip Nancy Carter
2011 The Suite Life Movie London Tipton Main cast
2012 Pixie Hollow Games Chloe


Year Title Role Notes
20042005 Phil of the Future Tia 7 Episodes
2005–2008 The Suite Life of Zack & Cody London Tipton Series regular
2008–2011 The Suite Life on Deck London Tipton Series regular
2015 Miles from Tomorrowland Frida Liang Series regular
20192022 Amphibia Anne Boonchuy Series regular

Guest appearances[]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 That's So Raven Amber Episode: "A Dog by Any Other Name"
2003 Lilo & Stitch: The Series Mitzi Suzuki Episode: "Yapper"
2004 That's So Suite Life of Hannah Montana London Tipton Part of the That's So Suite Life of Hannah Montana special
2006 Disney Channel Games 2006 Herself Blue Team Captain
2006 Pass the Plate Herself Host
2007 Disney Channel Games 2007 Herself Red Team Captain
2007 American Dragon: Jake Long Cheerleader Tracey Episode: "Bring It On"



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