Brenda Song is an American actress and former child model. She is most famous for her appearances on the Disney Channel, having starred in four Disney Channel Original Movies and one Disney Channel Original Series.
She was born on March 27, 1988 in Carmichael, California (a suburb of Sacramento). Her family migrated to America from Laos in 1976. Brenda holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and was named an All-American Scholar in ninth grade.
Brenda Song began acting and modeling at age six. Her first television appearance was in a Little Caesars commercial. Song got her start in acting when auditioning at the John Robert Powers acting school. She began her career appearing on television in commercials, series guest roles, and minor movie parts from the age of six.
One of Song's more notable acting roles is her portrayal of London Tipton in the Disney Channel Original Series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (alongside Ashley Tisdale and twins Cole and Dylan Sprouse). She also played a recurring role as Tia in the Disney Channel Original Series Phil of the Future. In December 2006, Song provided voiceovers for a 60-minute made-for-television film called The Christmas That Almost Didn't Happen. Song sang alongside other Disney Channel stars in their rendition of "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes," which was released on both the special edition Cinderella DVD and on the DisneyMania 4 CD.
Brenda Song's first feature film was in the 1995 film Requiem, where she played young Fong. In 1996 she appeared with Hulk Hogan in Santa With Muscles, she also played Susan Acustus in the 1997 movie Leave It To Beaver and in 2002, she played Reg in Like Mike.