Bridgit Mendler, sometimes spelled Bridget Mendler, is Disneyâ€™s newest star. She will have the lead role in a show called Good Luck Charlie. Read a biography of her here, and see photos and video as well.
Disney knows how to crank out teen stars, and they may have the next big one on their hands with Bridgit Mendler. The 16-year-old actress has already appeared in a few different Disney TV shows, and is now set to star in her own.
Good Luck Charlie will be about a group of young siblings who take on a heavy responsibility when both of their parents return to work full-time, leaving them to take care of a new baby named Charlotte (Charlie).
Bridgit Mendlerâ€™s character is named Teddy. Her brother Casey will be played by Jason Dolley, and their younger brother Gabe will be played by Bradley Perry. The show will be centered upon the three youngsters, who will try to figure out how to cope with helping out raising their baby sister, while trying to lead normal teenage lives.
Bridgit Mendler, often mispelled Bridget, was born Bridgit Claire Mendler, in December of 1992. Her hometown is Washington, DC. She is 16 years old, and has recently been picked up for the lead role in a new Disney show called Good Luck Charlie.
Bridgitâ€™s family moved to the west coast several years ago, which is when her interest in acting was first sparked. She managed to pick up an agent at the young age of 11. It only took her a few years to land a big job, but first she had to get rid of her old agent.
After hiring a new agent in Los Angeles, Bridgit Mendler was granted a role on the legendary Soap Opera, General Hospital at just 13. Now she is represented by The Gersh Agency and manager “LA Entertainment,” and Elaine Lively.
Bridgit Mendlerâ€™s biggest break so far was when she played Nick Jonasâ€™ love interest on the series premiere of J.O.N.A.S. Following her spot alongside the Jonas Brothers she was given a role in the movie The Clique. She landed yet another movie role alongside Lindsay Lohan in a film called Labor Pains.
Aside from movies, Bridgit has appeared on a few talk shows, and even did voice-over work for a video game called Bone: The Great Cow Race.
Check out some photos and video of Bridgit Mendler below.
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