Debby Ryan
Full Name

Deborah Ann Ryan






May 13, 1993

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Actress, singer

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Jessie Prescott

Deborah Ann "Debby" Ryan is an American actress and singer. Debby is best known for her role as Bailey Pickett in the Disney Channel Original Series "The Suite Life on Deck"The Suite Life on Deck established Ryan as a teen idol and became the most watched children's show on television since its premiere in October 2008. Debby is also known for her lead role as Jessie Prescott in the Disney Channel Original series "JESSIE". Ryan started acting in professional theaters at the age of seven; in 2007 she appeared in the Barney & Friendsstraight-to-DVD film Barney: Let's Go to the Firehouse and then was discovered in a nationwide search by Disney. She is also known for appearing in the 2008 feature film The Longshots as Edith.

Early Life Edit

Ryan was born in Huntsville, Alabama on May 13, 1993. Her father was in the military, so she often moved to different places in Europe. She lived in Germany until she was 10 and can speak German and English. She started performing in professional theaters at the age of 7 on an American base in Germany. She found she loved acting.

She returned to the United States at the age of 10 in 2003 and was raised in Texas. She dreamed of acting full-time. In a 2009 People Magazine interview, she described herself as a "nerd" in school. Ryan was bullied in middle school for being a mascot and being in the school's chess club.

Ryan has an older brother, Chase (who is older than her by approximately two years). He is a guitarist and vocalist. In a March 2009 interview, Ryan said that her older brother is one of her role models.

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