Alyson Rae Stoner is an American actress, dancer, choreographer and singer. Stoner was born in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of LuAnne Hodges (née Adams), a former executive secretary at Owens-Illinois, and Charlie Stoner. She has been a dancer for several artists, such as Missy Elliott, Eminem, Kumbia Kings, Outkast and Will Smith. Stoner is also known for hosting Disney Channel’s Mike’s Super Short Show (2001–07) and for voicing Isabella Garcia-Shapiro in Phineas and Ferb (2007–2015).
Stoner is best known for her roles in Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2005–2007) and the Step Up series (2006, 2010, 2014). Stoner is the “dance editor” for KEWL Magazine. In February 2009, Stoner released the Alyson Stoner Project described as “a dance video hybrid — melding many styles of entertainment into one package”. It was directed by Kevin Schmidt, her co-star from Cheaper by the Dozen.