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Jerry Trainor

Jerry Trainor

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is an American actor and musician. He is known for playing Spencer Shay in the sitcom iCarly, for which he won three Kids' Choice Awards; he reprises the role of Spencer on the reboot series of the same name. He also appeared in Drake & Josh as "Crazy" Steve and T.U.F.F. Puppy as Dudley Puppy, for which he received a nomination for a Daytime Emmy Award. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

Jerry Trainor — the Groundlings Theatre & School

Jerry Trainor was born on January 21, 1977, and is an American television and movie actor. Jerry graduated from the University of San Diego High School, which is now known as Cathedral Catholic High School, and Jerrys mother teaches both pre-calculus and calculus there. It has been said that Jerry used to be Drake Bell s assistant. Jerry is best-known for his roles in two Nickelodeon shows: Drake & Josh (2004) as Crazy Steve and iCarly (2007) as Spencer Shay. (Source: groundlings.com)

Rotten Tomatoes: Movies

Though he spent several years struggling to make it as an actor, Jerry Trainor finally had his first breakthrough in his 30s on the popular teen series, "Drake & Josh" (Nickelodeon, 2004-07). Like Jim Carrey before him, Trainor was able to portray loveable and goofy characters while deadpanning lines and tackling physically challenging comedy - often in colorful get-ups or even undressed. Prior to "Drake & Josh," he toiled as a guest star in series television, landing episodes here and there on shows like "Angel" (The WB, 1999-2004), "Crossing Jordan" (NBC, 2001-07) and "ER" (NBC, 1994-2009). Though he appeared in a few features, including the indie hit "Donnie Darko" (2001), Trainor was relegated to minor and often nameless characters that appeared briefly on screen. When he was cast on "Drake & Josh," however, his fortunes changed overnight. After the show left the air in 2007, he immediately segued into another popular 'tween sitcom, "iCarly" (Nickelodeon, 2007-12), which allowed him to steal the show with the go-for-the-laughs attitude that had finally turned him into a star. (Source: www.rottentomatoes.com)

Who Is Jerry Trainor?

Gerald William ‘Jerry’ Trainor is an American comedian, actor, and musician who is best known for his roles as “Crazy” Steve, Dudley Puppy, and Spencer Shay in the Nickelodeon shows ‘Drake & Josh’, ‘T.U.F.F. Puppy’, and ‘iCarly’ respectively. His first role on television came about in 2000 when he was cast to play Eric in ‘Undressed’. His first cinematic role was in ‘Donnie Darko’. Since then he has appeared on various TV shows including ‘Malcolm in the Middle’, ‘BrainSurge’, ‘ER’, and ‘2 Broke Girls’, and in films such as ‘Evolution’, ‘Bring It on Again’, and ‘Best Player’. In 2013, he portrayed Vinnie in the sitcom ‘Wendell & Vinnie’. He won the Nickelodeon UK Kids' Choice Awards for funniest person for Spencer Shay in ‘iCarly’. He is set to appear in Todd Berger’s directorial venture ‘Cover Versions’. From October 2015 onward, Trainor is serving as the bassist for the alternative/indie band ‘Nice Enough People’. (Source: www.thefamouspeople.com)

 

 

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