Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy (born June 26, 1992) is an American producer, director, writer, and former actress and singer-songwriter. She is best known for her acting career, notably playing Sam Puckett in the Nickelodeon sitcom iCarly (2007–2012) and its spin-off series Sam & Cat (2013–2014). McCurdy has appeared in a number of other television series, including Victorious, Zoey 101, True Jackson, VP, Malcolm in the Middle, and Lincoln Heights. She has also produced, written, and starred in her own online series titled What's Next for Sarah? From May 2015 to August 2016, she starred in the Netflix/Citytv drama series Between as Wiley Day.In music, McCurdy independently released her debut single, "So Close" in 2009. She released her debut extended play, Not That Far Away in 2010. McCurdy's eponymous second extended play was released in 2012, followed by her eponymous debut studio album later that year. Its single, "Generation Love", debuted at number 57 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and peaked at number 44.In 2017, McCurdy quit acting to pursue a career in writing and directing.
Though she was raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, McCurdy left the religion in her early adulthood, citing fundamental disagreements with church doctrine.McCurdy composed an article titled "Off-Camera, My Mom's Fight With Cancer", which was published in The Wall Street Journal in June 2011. It describes in detail her mother, Debra's ongoing battle with cancer and how her family coped with the situation. The article also features advice from McCurdy on living with an ill parent. On September 20, 2013, her mother died after battling cancer for 17 years.In March 2019, McCurdy publicly revealed in an article published by The Huffington Post that she had suffered from anorexia, and later bulimia nervosa, from age 11. In the article, McCurdy describes her mother's and the entertainment industry's aiding of disordered eating, seeking help after her sister-in-law noticed the disorder, and various "come-to-Jesus moments" such as once losing a tooth from regurgitating stomach fluids that wore down her tooth enamel and passing out on a friend's bathroom floor from dehydration.In addition to her struggles with eating disorders, McCurdy is a recovering alcoholic, having begun drinking heavily shortly before her mother's death. In a 2020 podcast episode featuring YouTube creator Hyram Yarbro, McCurdy briefly mentioned that she struggled with obsessive-compulsive disorder as a child.
Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy was born on June 26, 1992, in Los Angeles, California, and grew up in Garden Grove. She is the youngest of four children, and has three older brothers. She was raised in what she has described as a "dysfunctional Mormon family."When McCurdy was 3 years old, her mother, Debbie, was diagnosed with breast cancer, and underwent several surgeries, chemotherapy, and a bone marrow transplant before recovering.
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The Last Virgin in LA
Things get out of hand when Millie discovers she's the last virgin in LA.
Theme park mechanic Sam dreams about his childhood sweetheart. With the mistaken belief that only a bling ring can win the girl of his dreams, Sam plans to propose to his one true love on the most per...
A man is obsessed with an old crush. He kidnapped her after failing to win her over at the animal shelter where he works.
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The story of a town under siege from a mysterious disease that has wiped out everybody except those under the age of 21 is between. The series explores the power vacuum that results when a government ...
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What's Next for Sarah?
After they've reached their peak in show business, Sarah Bronson must face every star's nightmare.
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Sam & Cat
The American teen sitcom Sam & Cat was first aired in June. It is a follow-up to i Carly and Victorious. Sam and Cat are played by Ariana Grande and Jennette McCurdy. The girls meet by chance and beco...
Gordon Korman wrote the book 'Swindle'. He enlisted the help of his best friend Ben and his colleagues to get the baseball card back after accidentally selling it for a million dollars.
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The Eric Andre Show
A comedy talk show featuring unstable hosts, a variety of celebrities, and unusual studio action was created from an alternate reality.
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Quincy "Q" Johnson must find a way to raise 175,000 dollars to buy his family home after his parents decide to move to a retirement home in Florida. Quincy heard about a tournament for the game "Black...
iParty with Victorious
Steven is a home-schooled boy with divorced parents who spends part of his life in Los Angeles. She doesn't know that Steven has another girlfriend, a student at Hollywood Arts High School. In an atte...
Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures
While surfing everyday and living the California dream, Bucket and Skinner are best friends trying to navigate the minefield of high school politics.
The Death and Return of Superman
There is a film about Superman's death.
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The Cleveland Show
Cleveland Brown and his family had strange adventures.
BrainSurge is an American children's game show aired on Nickelodeon hosted by Jeff Sutphen. The show taped its first season in February 2009, and debuted on September 28, 2009. The show's format was a...
Glenn Martin, DDS
Glenn Martin, DDS was aired on August 17, 2009, by Nick at Nite. The series was created by Tornante. Sky1 broadcasted the show in the UK and Ireland. The second season started on June 11, 2010. The sh...
Someone is trying to make the students sick. Is it Riley, the rich girl, or Emily, the Principal's daughter?
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iCarly: iGo to Japan
Their adventure in Japan began on a tin can of a plane filled with cages and piloted by Spencer's odd acquaintances.
True Jackson, VP
The CEO of Mad Style hires a 15-year-old to be the vice president of its youth apparel division.
The Last Day of Summer
The person is freaked out by the situation. He doesn't want tomorrow to come because he has to start Middle School tomorrow. Meat is the terrible torturer of new kids. He made a wish that the Last Day...
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As they try to balance their everyday 8th grade lives with their newfound fame managing and starring in the most awesome show on the web, watch Carly, Sam, and Freddie.
Their most important job is as parents to their three teenage children, but Eddie and his wife have other jobs as well. When Eddie decides to move his wife and three kids to the inner-city neighborhoo...
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Close to Home
Warner Bros co-produced Close to Home. CBS has television and Jerry Bruckheimer Television. The series was called American Crime in pre-production. It aired from October 4, 2005 to May 11, 2007. The s...
The last leg homeward from Pearl Harbour to San Diego is a 'tiger cruise' for US Navy, Marines and USNAF relatives. The worst brat is Gary Dolan's daughter, who wants him to refuse a promotion to comm...
From January 9, 2005 to May 2, 2008 Zoey 101 was on Nickelodeon. Zoey and her friends attend Pacific Coast Academy, a fictional boarding school in Southern California. Dan Schneider created it. The fi...
Tim Minear and Howard Gordon are the creators of The Inside. The FBI's Los Angeles Violent Crimes Unit is dedicated to investigating dangerous crimes. The Inside aired on the Fox Network from June 8 t...
Allison works in the District Attorney's office and uses her intuition to solve crimes by communicating with the dead. She often gets clues to the location of missing people from her dreams.
"Over There" takes you to the front lines of battle and explores the effects of war on a U.S. The Army unit sent to Iraq on their first tour of duty had powerful effects on their families and loved on...
There are many would-be seers and messiahs within the confines of an insane asylum. Medical students meet them all the time. Eve discovers Don Wake is not your typical paranoic when she meets him. As ...
Harrison Ford's partner Joe Gavilan has a new partner. C. Calden are detectives on the beat. Neither one of them wants to be a cop, Gavilan is a real estate broker, and Calden is an aspiring actor. Th...
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Malcolm in the Middle
A gifted teen is trying to survive with his family.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
A Las Vegas team of forensic investigators are trained to solve criminal cases by combing the crime scene, collecting irrefutable evidence and finding the missing pieces that solve the mystery.
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Sexually-based offenses are considered heinous in the criminal justice system. In New York City, the detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Specia...
Teen Choice Awards
Fox presents the Teen Choice Awards. The first awards were held in 1999. As voted on by teens, the program honors the year's biggest achievements in music, movies, sports, television, fashion and more...
Judging Amy is an American television drama that was telecast from September 19, 1999, through May 3, 2005, on CBS-TV. This TV series starred Amy Brenneman and Tyne Daly. Its main character is a judge...
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Will & Grace
Will Truman and Grace Adler are best friends, and when Grace's engagement falls apart, she moves in with Will. Along with their friends, they go through the trials of dating, sex, relationships and th...
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Figure It Out
Figure It Out is an American children's game show that airs on Nickelodeon. The original series, hosted by Summer Sanders, ran for four seasons from July 7, 1997 to January 12, 2000; the revival of th...
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Mad magazine inspired the creation of MADtv, an American sketch comedy television series. The show was on Saturdays on Fox.