Bridgit Mendler

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Bridgit Claire Mendler (born December 18, 1992) is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. In 2004, she began her career in the animated Indian film The Legend of Buddha. As a teenager, she starred in the films Alice Upside Down, The Clique, and Labor Pains. In 2009, she signed with Disney Channel and played Juliet van Heusen on Wizards of Waverly Place. Following the positive reception to her character, she landed the role of Teddy Duncan on the Disney series Good Luck Charlie, which ran from April 2010 to February 2014. In 2011, she appeared in Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas, the film based on the series.

Mendler starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Lemonade Mouth, in which her character Olivia performs numerous songs. Two singles were released from the soundtrack featuring her vocals, with both charting on the US Billboard Hot 100. In 2012, Mendler released her debut album Hello My Name Is..., which featured a pop sound. It debuted at number 30 on the US Billboard 200, and has sold over 200,000 copies. Her debut single off the album, "Ready or Not", became an international Top 40 hit. The song was certified gold in Norway; platinum in New Zealand, the United States, and Canada; and peaked at number 49 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was announced that her second single would be "Hurricane". The video premiered on April 12, 2013 and was shot in London. "Hurricane" has been certified gold in the United States.

Mendler has links with several philanthropic projects and humanitarian causes. In 2010, she became ambassador to First Book, a campaign to encourage reading and gives books to children in need. In July 2012, she became ambassador of the campaign Give With Target with Target Corporation to raise funds to reform schools in the United States. She was featured in a March 2013 public campaign called Delete Digital Drama with the Seventeen magazine to end cyberbullying. In May 2013, she traveled to the United Kingdom to raise funds for the BBC's Comic Relief telethon, with others being given the aim of making her laugh with their jokes for a £1 donation. The campaign aimed to raise £100,000 and give families in poverty hope. In March 2014, Mendler traveled to El Quiché to participate in the other project of Save the Children that helps underprivileged children in developing countries. She also represented the institution during the charity congress Save the Children's annual Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2012 Hello My Name Is... Bridgit Mendler 5

Single

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2012 Ready or Not Bridgit Mendler 1
2012 Hurricane Bridgit Mendler 2
2016 Atlantis Bridgit Mendler feat. Kaiydo 1

Single + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2011 This Is My Paradise Bridgit Mendler 1
2011 Determinate Bridgit Mendler featuring Adam Hicks 1
2011 Somebody Bridgit Mendler & The Cast of Lemonade Mouth 1
2011 I'm Gonna Run to You Bridgit Mendler 1
2012 Summertime (from "The Secret World of Arrietty") Bridgit Mendler 1

EP

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2016 Nemesis Bridgit Mendler 1

EP + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2013 Live in London (Spotify sessions) Bridgit Mendler 1

EP + Remix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2013 Ready or Not (remixes) Bridgit Mendler 1
2013 Hurricane (remixes) Bridgit Mendler 1

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