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Bridgit Claire Mendler, (born December 18, 1992) is an American actress and singer. Mendler played the lead role of Teddy Duncan on the Disney Channel Original Series Good Luck Charlie from 2010-2014. Mendler was a recurring character on Wizards of Waverly Place as Juliet.


Mendler was born on December 18, 1992 in Washington D.C. to Sandra Ford-Mendler and Charles Mendler. She has a younger brother named Nicholas and her aunt is Christine Blasey-Ford. At eight, she moved with her family to the San Francisco area of Mill Valley. It was there where she first expressed interest in acting and began working in plays. She 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 a Los Angeles agent and landing her first LA role in the soap opera, General Hospital. Since then, she has been landing roles both locally and in Los Angeles. In 2007, she performed in Alice Upside Down.

At age 16 she guest starred as Nick Jonas's love interest on the series premiere of JONAS, singing with Nick and playing the guitar.[1] She also played Kristen Gregory in the movie The Clique that year, and co-starred with Lindsay Lohan in the movie Labor Pains.

She had a recurring role in Wizards of Waverly Place, playing Juliet Van Heusen, a vampire with whom Justin falls in love. Mendler would go on to appear in eleven episodes total for the series, spanning from 2009 to 2012 when the series officially ended. She currently stars in the Disney Channel Original Series called Good Luck Charlie!, which premiered on April 4, 2010.

Her credits as a singer include her singing the theme song for Good Luck Charlie., entitled Hang In There Baby. She recorded How to Believe for the 2010 Disney Fairies film Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue. Bridgit's debut album Hello My Name Is... was released on October 22, 2012, and included her hit single Ready or Not, which premiered on August 3, 2012, prior to the release of the album.

Personal life

She started dating her co-star Shane Harper, who plays Teddy's boyfriend, Spencer Walsh on Good Luck Charlie, in May 2011, although in November 2015, she revealed that they had broken up.

In 2019, Mendler married mechanical engineer Griffin Cleverly.

Mendler has a degree in Anthropology from the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, California. In 2016 she graduated as an anthropologist. Mendler has doctorate plans, inspired by her mother, doctor of public policy. In January 2019, Mendler announced that she had begun graduate studies at Harvard Law School.


Year Film Role Notes
2007 Alice Upside Down Pamela Jones Supporting role, direct-to-DVD film
2008 The Clique Kristen Gregory Main role, direct-to-DVD film

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 Voice-over, direct-to-DVD film Walt Disney Movie
2011 Lemonade Mouth Olivia White Lead role, Disney Channel Original Movie
2011 Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! Teddy Duncan Lead role, Disney Channel Original Movie
2012 The Secret World of Arrietty Arrietty Lead role, animated Japanese film (U.S. Disney version)
TV Role
Year Title Role Notes
2009–2012 Wizards of Waverly Place Juliet van Heusen Recurring, seasons 2-4 Disney Channel Original Series
2010–2014 Good Luck Charlie Teddy Duncan Lead role, Disney Channel Original Series
Guest appearances
Year Title Role Notes
2006 General Hospital Lulu's Dream Daughter (unnamed) 1 episode
2009 Jonas Penny Ken 1 episode "Wrong Song"
2011 Disney's Friends for Change Games Herself Yellow Team Captain
2011 So Random! Herself 1 episode, with the cast of Lemonade Mouth
2011 PrankStars Herself 1 episode
2011 Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Herself

Cameo Guest Star, 1 episode with Bradley Steven Perry "Walker Family Part 1"

2012 House M.D. Callie Rogers

1 episode, "Runaways"

2013 Violetta Herself 1 episode, "Una estrella, una canción"
Video games
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Bone: The Great Cow Race Thorn Voice role


Year(s) Song Album Notes
2010 "When She Loved Me" DisneyMania 7  
"Hang In There Baby" Good Luck Charlie  
"How to Believe" Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue
2012 "Ready or Not"

Hello My Name Is...

2012 "Forgot To Laugh" Hello My Name Is...


Year Album # of Songs Notes
2012 Hello My Name Is 12 (15 on Deluxe Album) First Album

Music Videos

Year(s) Title Premiere Date Notes
2010 "How to Believe" July 2, 2010

Disney Channel

2011 "I'm Gonna Run To You" December 2, 2011 Good Luck Charlie
2012 "Ready or Not" Aug 10, 2012 Lead Single from album Hello My Name Is...
2013  "Hurricane"  


Year Result Award Category Nominated Work
2010 Nominated Teen Choice Awards TV Breakout Star Female Category

Good Luck Charlie


The image gallery for Bridgit Mendler.


  • Mendler writes with her left hand but plays the guitar with her right hand. She also wears her watches on her left arm, despite being a lefty.
  • She was the guest star in the Disney Channel Latin America TV series "Violetta" in season 2.
  • Mendler is the niece of professor and research psychologist Christine Blasey-Ford.

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