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Jennette McCurdy
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Jennette McCurdy at the Hall of Game Awards 2012
Born
Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy

June 26, 1992 (1992-06-26) (age 28)
Occupation Actress, producer, singer
Years active 2000-present

Jennette McCurdy (born June 26, 1992) is an American actress, producer, screenwriter, and singer. She is known for playing Sam Puckett on the Nickelodeon sitcom iCarly and its spin-off series Sam & Cat. McCurdy has also appeared in a number of television series, including Victorious, Zoey 101, True Jackson VP, Malcolm in the Middle, and Lincoln Heights, and has also produced, written, and starred in her own online series titled What's Next for Sarah?. Since May 2015, she has starred in the Netflix/City drama series Between as Wiley Day.

Life and career

Jennette McCurdy 2008
Jennette McCurdy 2008

Jennette McCurdy was born in Long Beach, California. She grew up in Garden Grove with her parents. She has three older brothers. She began to act with the age of 8 years. She had some guest appearances like Zoey 101. She played from 2007 to 2012 in the TV series iCarly as Sam Puckett. In 2013, McCurdy moved to Studio City, California.

In 2011 McCurdy began writing articles in the Wall Street Journal. McCurdy composed an article titled "Off-Camera, My Mom's Fight With Cancer", which was published in June 2011. She has written a total of eight articles for the paper, on various topics. She is a columnist for Seventeen magazine. She has also written for The Huffington Post.

Jennette McCurdy at the Kids' Choice Awards
McCurdy at the 2010 Kids' Choice Awards
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McCurdy at Australian Kids' Choice Awards 2011
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Michelle Obama with iCarly actors (sitting)
Michelle Obama with iCarly actors 2012
Television and web roles
Year Title Role Notes
2000 Mad TV Cassidy Gifford Episode 6.1
2002 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Jackie Trent Episode: "Cats in the Cradle"
2003, 2005 Malcolm in the Middle Daisy / Penelope Episodes: "If Boys Were Girls", "Buseys Take a Hostage"
2004 Karen Sisco Josie Boyle Episode: "No One's Girl"
2004 Strong Medicine Hailey Campos Episode: "Selective Breeding"
2004 Tiger Cruise Kiley Dolan Television film
2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Holly Purcell Episode: "Contagious"
2005 Medium Sara Crewson Episode: "Coded"
2005 Judging Amy Amber Reid Episode: "My Name is Amy Gray"
2005 The Inside Madison St. Clair Episode: "Everything Nice"
2005 Over There Lynne Episode: "Situation Normal"
2005 Zoey 101 Trisha Kirby Episode: "Bad Girl"
2006 Will & Grace Lisa Episode: "Von Trapped"
2006 Close to Home Stacy Johnson Episode: "Escape"
2006 Against Type Meredith Television film
2007 The Last Day of Summer Dory Sorenson Television film
2007 Lincoln Heights Beckie 3 episodes
2007–2012 iCarly Sam Puckett
Melanie Puckett
Main role
Episode: iTwins
2009 Fred: The Movie Bertha Television film
2009, 2010 True Jackson, VP Pinky Turzo Episodes: "Amanda Hires a Pink", "True Drama"
2010 The Cleveland Show Girl #1 Voice role; episode: "Little Man on Campus"
2010 Glenn Martin, DDS Mazy Voice role; episode: "Courtney's Pony"
2010, 2015 The Penguins of Madagascar Becky Voice role; episodes: "Badger Pride", "Tunnel of Love"
2011 Cupcake Wars Herself Guest judge; episode: "Jennette McCurdy Country Cupcakes"
2011 Big Time Rush Training Fan Episode: "Big Time Concert"
2011 Best Player Christina "Prodigy" Saunders Television film
2011
2012
Victorious Sam Puckett
Ponnie / Fawn Liebowitz
Crossover movie: "iParty with Victorious"
Special guest star, episode: "Crazy Ponnie"
2012 Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures Devon Episode: "Epic Break-Up"
2012 Camp Orange Herself Co-host (season 8)
2013 Ben and Kate Bethany Episode: "Gone Fishin'"
2013 Swindle Savannah Westcott Television film
2013–2014 Sam & Cat Sam Puckett
Melanie Puckett
Lead role
Episode: "#Twinfection"
2014 What's Next for Sarah? Sarah Bronson Web series; lead role; also writer, creator, and executive producer
2014 The Birthday Boys Kendra Taylor Episode: "Love Date Hump"
2015 Comedy Bang! Bang! Allie Dawson Episode: "Simon Helberg Wears a Sky Blue Button Down and Jeans"
2015–2016 Between Wiley Day Main role
2016 Robot Chicken Skipper, Nany, Nurse Voice role; episodes: "Joel Hurwitz"
2016 The Eric Andre Show Herself Episode: "Jack Black / Jennette McCurdy"
2017 8 Bodies TJ Web short; main role; also writer, director and executive producer
2017 Wine and Cheese Jen Web short; main role; writer, director and executive producer

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