Deborah Ann "Debby" Ryan is an American actress and singer. Her agent is who gave her the opportunities to be on the Suite Life of Deck. Ryan is best known for her work 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 it's premiere in October 2008. Ryan started acting in professional theaters at the age of seven; in 2007 she appeared in the Barney & Friends straight-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. In 2010, she starred in the film, 16 Wishes, which was the most watched cable program on the day of it's premiere on the Disney Channel and one of the most watched movies on television. In addition, 16 Wishes introduced Ryan to new audiences, such as the contemporary adult audiences since the movie received high viewership in the adults demo (18-64). Ryan starred in the independent theatrical film, What If..., which premiered on August 20, 2010. She is best known for her role as Jessie Prescott on the Disney Channel Original Series Jessie which premiered on September 30, 2011. In 2012, Ryan starred in the movie Radio Rebel.