Jennette McCurdy
Jennette McCurdy
Full name

Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy


June 26, 1992 (age 26)


Los Angeles, California


Bevely Hills, California

Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy is an American film and television actress producer screenwriter and country pop singer-songwriter She is best known for her role as Sam Puckett on the Nickelodeon sitcom Sam & Cat She has also appeared in a number of notable television series including Victorious Zoey 101 True Jackson VP Malcolm in the Middle and Lincoln Heights.

Early life

McCurdy was born in Long Beach, California raised in Garden Grove, California and has three older brothers Marcus Scott and Dustin She gained interest in acting after watching Harrison Ford in Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope right after her mother recovered from breast cancer.


Year Film Role Notes
2000 MADtv CassiZO First Television appearance
2002 C.S.I. Jackie Trent Episode: "Cats in the Cradle"
2003 Malcolm in the Middle Daisy (Female Dewey) Episodes: "If Boys Were Girls"
2004 Karen Sisco Josie Boyle Episode: "No One's Girl"
2004 Strong Medicine Hailey Campos Episode: "Selective Breeding"
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 Malcolm in the Middle Penelope Episode: "Buseys Take a Hostage"
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"
2007 Lincoln Heights Beckie Episode: "Betrayal"
Episode: "Tricks and Treats"
Episode: "House Arrest"
2007–2012 iCarly Sam Puckett Lead role (2007-2012)
2008 True Jackson, VP Pinky Turzo Recurring role (2009–2010)

Episode: "Amanda Hires a Pink"
Episode: "True Drama"

2010 The Penguins of Madagascar Becky Voice only: Episode: "Badger Pride"
2010 Glenn Martin, DDS Mazy Episode: "Courtney's Pony"
2011 iParty with Victorious Sam Puckett Main role, three-part crossover movie with iCarly and Victorious
2011 Cupcake Wars Herself Guest judge
2012 Victorious Ponnie/Linda/Fawn Episode: "Crazy Ponnie"
2012 Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures Devon Episode: Epic Break-ups/Epic Road Trip
2012 Figure It Out Panelist
2012 Camp Orange Herself Co-Host


2013 Sam & Cat Sam Puckett Spin-Off of iCarly and Victorious (2013-2014)
2013 Ben & Kate Bethenny Episode 14 "Gone Fishin'" (Unaired in US due to show cancellation. However aired in other countries on 2nd Avenue Station)
2013 Sam & Cat Melanie Puckett Episode "#Twinfection"
2014 The Birthday Boys Kendra Taylor "Love Date Hump" (season 2: episode 5)
2015 Between Wiley Day Lead Role