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Brenda Song (born March 27, 1988) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Wendy Wu in the action film Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior, London Tipton in the comedy franchise The Suite Life, and Anne Boonchuy in the animated series Amphibia.

She voiced and motion captured the role of Kaitlyn Ka in the game The Quarry.

Early Life[]

Brenda Song was born on March 27, 1988, in Carmichael, California. Her father is Hmong and her mother is Thai. Song has two younger brothers, Timmy and Nathan Song. Her paternal grandparents were from the Xiong clan but changed their last name to Song when the family immigrated to the United States. When she was six years old, Song moved with her mother to Los Angeles, California, to support her acting career. She was homeschooled and earned a high school diploma at age 16. Song graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2009.


Song started working in show business as a child fashion model in San Francisco after being spotted in a shopping mall by an agent from a modeling school. She began acting at the age of five or six, in a Little Caesars commercial, and then a Barbie commercial. Her first film role was in the 1995 Requiem, an AFI student short film by actress Elizabeth Sung. The film won a CINE Golden Eagle award. She appeared in another short film directed by Elizabeth Sung called The White Fox.

After a small role in Leave It to Beaver (1997), Song appeared in the Nickelodeon television series 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd, after which she had numerous small roles in television shows such as 7th Heaven, Judging Amy, ER, Once and Again, The Brothers García, Popular, Bette, The Bernie Mac Show, The Nightmare Room, For the People, and George Lopez. Two of Song's early roles led to recognition in the Young Artist Awards. Her role in the 2000 Disney Channel Original Movie, The Ultimate Christmas Present, won her the award for "Best Performance in a TV Movie Comedy, Supporting Young Actress. Her 2002 appearance on The Bernie Mac Show led to her nomination for "Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series, Guest Starring Young Actress.

In 2002, Song signed a contract with Disney and appeared in a number of its shows and movies such as Get a Clue, Phil of the Future and Stuck in the Suburbs. In 2005, Song began appearing as London Tipton in the Disney Channel Original Series, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. Song was often praised for her performance in the series, causing her to appear regularly in other Disney projects including American Dragon: Jake Long, The Emperor's New School and Amphibia. Brenda also reprised her role as London Tipton in The Suite Life on Deck, Wizards of Waverly Place, Hannah Montana and The Suite Life Movie.

In 2022, Song starred in the horror video game The Quarry, where she voiced and motion captured the character Kaitlyn.



Year Title Role Notes
1995 Requiem Young Fong Short film
1996 Santa with Muscles Susan
1997 Leave It to Beaver Susan Akatsu
1999 The White Fox Sandy Short film
2002 Like Mike Reg Stevens
2006 Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior Wendy Wu Lead Role
2008 College Road Trip Nancy
2009 Boogie Town Natalie
2010 The Social Network Christy Ling
2010 Little Sister Storyteller
2011 The Little Engine That Could Shiny Passenger Train (voice) Direct-to-DVD film
2011 Cinnamon Cinnamon (voice) Direct-to-DVD film
2012 First Kiss Samantha Short film
2019 Changeland Pen
2019 Secret Obsession Jennifer Allen Williams
2020 Bobbleheads: The Movie Kelani (voice) Direct-to-DVD film


Year Title Role Notes
1994–1995 Thunder Alley Kathy 2 Episodes
1995 Fudge Jennie 2 Episodes
1999 Once and Again Chrissy Episode: "There Be Dragons"
1999 MADtv Trick-or-Treater Episode: "Halloween Special Edition"
1999 Popular Mandy Shepherd Episode: "Fall on Your Knees"
2000–2002 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd Sariffa Chung Main role; 19 Episodes
2000 7th Heaven Cynthia 2 Episodes
2000 The Ultimate Christmas Present Samantha Kwan Disney Channel Original Movie
2000 The Brothers García Jenny Episode: "Love Me Tender"
2001 Bette Stacey Episode: "The Invisible Mom"
2001 ER Lynda An Episode: "Fear of Commitment"
2001 Judging Amy Vanessa Pran Episode: "Darkness for Light"
2002 The Bernie Mac Show Shannon Episode: "The King and I"
2002 The Nightmare Room Tessa Episode: "Dear Diary, I'm Dead"
2002 George Lopez Jennifer Episode: "Token of Unappreciation"
2002 Get a Clue Jennifer Disney Channel Original Movie
2002 For the People Ellie Episode: "The Double Standard"
2003 That's So Raven Amber Episode: "A Dog by Any Other Name"
2003 Lilo & Stitch: The Series Mitzi Suzuki (voice) 2 Episodes
2003 One on One Asoniti Episode: "Keeping It"
2004–2005 Phil of the Future Tia 8 Episodes
2004 Costume Party Capers: The Incredibles Alex (voice) Television film
2004 Stuck in the Suburbs Natasha Kwon-Schwartz Disney Channel Original Movie
2005–2008 The Suite Life of Zack & Cody London Tipton Main role; 85 Episodes
2006 Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior Wendy Wu Disney Channel Original Movie; Also co-producer
2006 Holidaze: The Christmas That Almost Didn't Happen Treat (voice) Television film
2006 American Dragon: Jake Long Cheerleader Tracey (voice) Episode: "Bring It On"
2007 The Emperor's New School Dancing Queen (voice) Episode: "The Emperor's New Tuber/Room for Improvement"
2008 Macy's Presents Little Spirit: Christmas in New York Paige Television film
2008 Special Delivery Alice Cantwell Television film
2008–2011 The Suite Life on Deck London Tipton Main role; 71 Episodes
2009 Phineas and Ferb Wendy (voice) Episode: "Unfair Science Fair"
2009 Wizards of Waverly Place London Tipton Episode: "Cast-Away (to Another Show)"
2009 Hannah Montana Episode: "Super(stitious) Girl"
2011 The Suite Life Movie Disney Channel Original Movie
2011 Pixie Hollow Games Chloe (voice) Disney Channel Television special
2012 Key & Peele Purple Falcon Episode: "Power Falcons"
2012–2013 Scandal Alissa Recurring role; 4 Episodes
2013 New Girl Daisy Recurring role; 4 Episodes
2013–2014 Dads Veronica Main role; 19 Episodes
2014, 2018 Robot Chicken Various voices 2 Episodes
2014 The League Rosette Episode: "The Hot Tub"
2015 Miles from Tomorrowland Frida (voice) 3 Episodes
2016 Life in Pieces Bonnie Episode: "Bite Flight Wing-Man Bonnie"
2016–2017 Pure Genius Angie Cheng Main role; 13 Episodes
2016 Freaktown B-1000
2017 Superstore Kristen 2 Episodes
2017 Angry Angel Allison Pyke Freeform television film
2018–2020 Station 19 JJ Recurring role; 10 Episodes
2019–2022 Amphibia Anne Boonchuy (voice) Lead role
2019–2022 Dollface Madison Maxwell Main role; 20 Episodes
2020 The Eric Andre Show Herself Episode: "The ASAP Ferg Show"
2022 The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder Vanessa Vue Episodes: "Snackland" and "Get In"

Video games[]

Year Title Role Notes
2022 The Quarry Kaitlyn

Web series[]

Year Title Role Notes
2007–2011 London Tipton's Yay Me! Starring London Tipton London Tipton Web series; 3 Episodes
2019 Teen Girl in a Frog World Anne Boonchuy (voice) Web series; 4 Episodes
TBA Blue Eye Samurai' Web series