Brenda Song (born March 27, 1988) is an American actress. Song started in show business as a child fashion model. 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 won a Young Artist Award for her performance in The Ultimate Christmas Present (2000). 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 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 The Suite Life on Deck. The character is noted as one of the Disney Channel's longest continuous characters. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2009.