Brenda Song (born March 27, 1988) is an American actress. She started in show business as a child fashion model, and her early television work included roles in the television shows Fudge (1995) and 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd (1999). After many commercials and television roles in the late 1990s, Song appeared in The Ultimate Christmas Present (2000), and won a Young Artist Award for her performance. In 2002, Song signed a contract with Disney Channel and starred in the 2002 Disney Channel Original Movie Get a Clue and then made significant contributions to the channel, including starring in films such as Stuck in the Suburbs (2004), Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior (2006), and many other productions. In 2005, Song began playing the lead female role of London Tipton in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, and later reprised the role on The Suite Life on Deck. The character is noted as one of the Disney Channel's longest continuous characters.