Debby Ryan is an actress, singer, and director. Best known for her breakout role as Bailey Pickett on the Disney Channel series “The Suite Life on Deck,” Ryan’s talent and hard work have resulted in many notable accomplishments throughout her career. She started acting in professional theatres at the age of seven, and was later discovered in a nationwide search by Disney Channel. From 2008 to 2011, Debby starred as Bailey Pickett on The Suite Life on Deck and appeared in the 2010 Disney Channel Original Movie 16 Wishes as Abby Jensen. Debbie also appeared in the 2010 independent theatrical film What If… as Kim Walker.
In 2008, Debby Ryan teamed up with fellow Disney Channel star, Selena Gomez, and released a cover of the song “One and the Same,” which was featured in the film “Princess Protection Program.” Ryan has also collaborated with her friend and former co-star, Miley Cyrus, on the song “We Got the Party” from the hit Disney Channel series “Hannah Montana.” In 2010, she formed the band The Never Ending and released their debut EP, “One,” which featured the hit single “Mulholland Drive.”
Debby Ryan has worked alongside several famous celebrities throughout her career in the entertainment industry. She starred alongside Dylan Sprouse and Cole Sprouse in the Disney Channel series “The Suite Life on Deck,” and has remained close friends with them ever since. She also appeared in the hit film “16 Wishes” alongside Jean-Luc Bilodeau, and has collaborated with singer and actress Ashley Tisdale on several projects.
Ryan is also an advocate for animal rights and welfare. She has been involved with several animal non-profit organizations, such as The Thirst Project and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and has used her platform to raise awareness about animal-related causes.
As a director, Ryan has shown a keen eye for storytelling and visual aesthetics. In 2018, she directed an episode of the hit series “The Suite Life on Deck,” and has since gone on to direct several other projects, including the music video for her own song “Favorite Time of Year.”