|Birthdate:||July 2, 1985 (age 28)|
|Birthplace:||West Deal in Ocean Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey, U.S.|
|First appearance:||"Engagement Party"|
She is an American actress and recording artist. In her childhood, she appeared in more than 100 national network TV ads and had roles in Broadway productions, as well as minor roles in several television shows.
In 2004, she was cast as Maddie Fitzpatrick in Disney Channel's The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and rose to prominence in 2006 with her role in the television film High School Musical, in which she played the female antagonist Sharpay Evans.