Mendler was born on December 18, 1992 in Washington, D.C. and moved with her family to the San Francisco area town of Mill Valley at age eight. It was there where she first expressed interest in acting and began working in plays.She became the youngest performer in the San Francisco Fringe Festival.
Mendler landed a San Francisco agent when she was 11 years old. When she was thirteen, she began working in the Los Angeles market, signing with an agent and landing her first L.A. role in the soap opera General Hospital.
In 2008, Mendler played the role of Kristen Gregory in the film The Clique. In 2009, Mendler guest starred as Nick Jonas's love interest on the series premiere of Jonas. That same year, she co-starred with Lindsay Lohan in the filmLabor Pains.
She has also guest-starred in eight episodes of Wizards of Waverly Place as Juliet Van Heusen, a vampire that Justin Russo (David Henrie) falls in love with. She currently stars in the Disney Channel Original Series Good Luck Charlie, which premiered on April 4, 2010. Her other filmography credits include Alice Upside Down (2007) and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009).
Her credits as a singer include the theme song for Good Luck Charlie, entitled "Hang in There Baby". She also sang a cover of "When She Loved Me" from Toy Story 2 for DisneyMania 7. She recorded a song for the Disney film Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue, called "How to Believe". In late 2010, Mendler wrote and performed the song "This Is My Paradise" for the motion picture Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2. It premiered on the Disney Channel on December 19, 2010. In 2011, She starred as Olivia White, the lead role in the Disney Channel Original Movie Lemonade Mouth. As of March 31, 2011, Mendler has signed withHollywood Records.
|2007||Alice Upside Down||Pamela Jones||Supporting role, direct-to-DVD film|
|2008||The Clique||Kristen Gregory||Main role, direct-to-DVD film|
|2009||Labor Pains||Emma Clayhill||Main role, made-for-TV film|
|2009||Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel||Becca Kingston||Supporting role, theatrical film|
|2011||Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2||Appoline||Supporting role, direct-to-DVD film|
|2011||Lemonade Mouth||Olivia White||Lead role, Disney Channel Original Movie|
|2011||The Borrower Arrietty||Arrietty||Lead role, animated Japanese film (English version)|
|2011||Good Luck Charlie: The Movie||Teddy Duncan||Lead role, Upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie|
|2009–2010||Wizards of Waverly Place||Juliet van Heusen||Recurring role (8 episodes), Disney Channel Original Series|
|2010-present||Good Luck Charlie||Teddy Duncan||Lead role, Disney Channel Original Series|
|2006||General Hospital||Lulu's Dream Daughter||1 episode|
|2009||Jonas||Penny Ken||1 episode|
|2011||Disney's Friends for Change Games||Herself||Captain of the Yellow Team|
|2006||Bone: The Great Cow Race||Thorn||Voice role|
|2010||"Hang in There Baby"||Good Luck Charlie|
|"When She Loved Me"||Disneymania 7|
|"How to Believe"||Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue|
|2011||"This Is My Paradise"||Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2|
|"We Can Change the World"||Disney's Friends for Change|
|2012||"Arrietty's Song"||The Borrower Arrietty|
|2010||"How to Believe"||Premiered on Disney Channel|
|"This Is My Paradise"||Premiered on Disney Channel|
|2011||"Somebody"||Premiered on Disney Channel|
|"We Can Change the World"||Premiered on Disney Channel|
Awards and nominations
|2010||Nominated||Teen Choice Awards||TV Breakout Star Female||Good Luck Charlie|
|Won||Popstar! Magazine||Female Newcomer|
|Nominated||J-14's Teen Icon Awards||Icon of Tomorrow||Herself|
- ^ Bridgit Mendler DEBUT ALBUM Details
- ^ Bridgit Mendler
- ^ "A star is born". backstage.com. Retrieved 2010-12-15.
- ^ "BRIDGIT MENDLER "Teddy Duncan"". Disney ChannelMedianet.
- ^ Bridgit Mendler biography at Bridgit Mendler Online.com
- ^ Bridgit Mendler's audio interview with Tommy2.net
- ^ Bridgit Mendler “This Is My Paradise” Music Video
- ^ Gallo, Phil (March 31, 2011). "Bridgit Mendler Signs with Hollywood Records". Billboard.biz.