Jennette McCurdy

Jennette McCurdy

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1992-06-26 (29 years old) · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, USA

20 Movies · 26 TV shows

Also Known As: Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy

Biography

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.

Personal Life

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.

Early Life

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.

Movies & TV shows

2019.

1 Movie
Strong Independent Women

Strong Independent Women

2019
A frazzled mother puts all her energy into helping her daughter overcome an eating disorder.

2018.

2 Movies
Kenny

Kenny

2018
A story of loss, grieving, independence, and family dysfunction. Kenny is a thirtysomething burnout who sacrifices his own dreams to care for his dying mother.
Little Bitches

Little Bitches

2018
A group of friends are going to open their college acceptance letters at the same time.

2017.

1 Movie
8 Bodies

8 Bodies

2017
A married couple has an accident.

2016.

3 Movies
The Last Virgin in LA

The Last Virgin in LA

2016
Things get out of hand when Millie discovers she's the last virgin in LA.
Bling

Bling

6
2016
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...
Pet

Pet

1.5
2016
A man is obsessed with an old crush. He kidnapped her after failing to win her over at the animal shelter where he works.

2015.

1 TV show
TV
Between

Between

8
2015
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 ...

2014.

1 TV show
TV
What's Next for Sarah?

What's Next for Sarah?

2014
After they've reached their peak in show business, Sarah Bronson must face every star's nightmare.

2013.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Sam & Cat

Sam & Cat

5.93
2013
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...
Swindle

Swindle

7.33
2013
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.

2012.

1 TV show
TV
The Eric Andre Show

The Eric Andre Show

6
2012
A comedy talk show featuring unstable hosts, a variety of celebrities, and unusual studio action was created from an alternate reality.

2011.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
Best Player

Best Player

2011
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

iParty with Victorious

7
2011
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...
TV
Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures

Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures

2011
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

The Death and Return of Superman

2011
There is a film about Superman's death.

2010.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
FRED: The Movie

FRED: The Movie

2010
Judy lives next door to Fred Figglehorn. Kevin prevents Fred from seeing Judy until she leaves town. Fred embarked on a quest to find her in the hope that his feelings will be reciprocated.
TV
Victorious

Victorious

6.36
2010
The aspiring singer is attending a performing arts high school.

2009.

1 Movie · 3 TV shows
TV
The Cleveland Show

The Cleveland Show

6.31
2009
Cleveland Brown and his family had strange adventures.
TV
BrainSurge

BrainSurge

2009
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...
TV
Glenn Martin, DDS

Glenn Martin, DDS

2009
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...
Minor Details

Minor Details

2009
Someone is trying to make the students sick. Is it Riley, the rich girl, or Emily, the Principal's daughter?

2008.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Piper's Picks TV

Piper's Picks TV

2008
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iCarly: iGo to Japan

iCarly: iGo to Japan

10
2008
Their adventure in Japan began on a tin can of a plane filled with cages and piloted by Spencer's odd acquaintances.
TV
True Jackson, VP

True Jackson, VP

6
2008
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 Last Day of Summer

2008
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...

2007.

2 TV shows
TV
iCarly

iCarly

6.94
2007
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.
TV
Lincoln Heights

Lincoln Heights

5.82
2007
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...

2005.

1 Movie · 5 TV shows
TV
Close to Home

Close to Home

2005
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...
Tiger Cruise

Tiger Cruise

2005
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...
TV
Zoey 101

Zoey 101

7
2005
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...
TV
The Inside

The Inside

4
2005
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...
TV
Medium

Medium

6
2005
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.
TV
Over There

Over There

4
2005
"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...

2004.

1 Movie
Breaking Dawn

Breaking Dawn

2004
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 ...

2003.

1 Movie
Hollywood Homicide

Hollywood Homicide

2003
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...

2001.

1 Movie
Shadow Fury

Shadow Fury

2001
With the help of the lovely Dr, a bounty hunter with a bad attitude. Dr. It must be stopped by Forster. Takeru will restore order to the world.

2000.

2 TV shows
TV
Malcolm in the Middle

Malcolm in the Middle

6.03
2000
A gifted teen is trying to survive with his family.
TV
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

6.83
2000
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.

1999.

3 TV shows
TV
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

6.09
1999
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...
TV
Teen Choice Awards

Teen Choice Awards

1999
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...
TV
Judging Amy

Judging Amy

5.74
1999
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...

1998.

1 TV show
TV
Will & Grace

Will & Grace

6.33
1998
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...

1997.

1 TV show
TV
Figure It Out

Figure It Out

1997
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...

1995.

1 TV show
TV
MADtv

MADtv

1
1995
Mad magazine inspired the creation of MADtv, an American sketch comedy television series. The show was on Saturdays on Fox.

Unknown Year.

1 Movie
The McCurdys

The McCurdys

A young girl is trying to balance being a child actor and her family.
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