Bridgit Claire Mendler (born December 18, 1992) is an American actress, musician and songwriter. She is best known for her lead role as Teddy Duncan on the Disney Channel Original Series Good Luck Charlie and her recurring role as Juliet Van Heusen on Wizards of Waverly Place. She has also appeared in Labor Pains, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2, starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Lemonade Mouth, and the upcoming RollerCoaster Tycoon. She has since ventured into music, having signed with Hollywood Records, and will be releasing her debut studio album in 2012. Mendler was born on December 18, 1992 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. She has a younger brother, named Nick.