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Where Are They Now? The Cast of ‘iCarly’

Where Are They Now? The Cast of ‘iCarly’ August 22, 2019Leave a comment

It's been about 12 years since "iCarly" first aired on Nickelodeon and seven years since it aired its final episode. After all this time has passed, the question that remains: Where are the cast members now? What has the cast of "iCarly" been up to since the show ended?

Jerry Trainor (Then)

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Jerry was born and raised in San Diego, California; he moved out to Los Angeles with the hopes of pursuing a career in the entertainment industry. He studied theater at University of California, Santa Barbara, and also studied improv with The Groundlings. His first role was on an MTV series called "Undressed" in which he played the character of Eric. After his debut role, he starred in films like "Donny Darko" and "Evolution". He's made cameos on shows like "ER", "My Wife and Kids", "Malcolm in the Middle", "Angel", and had a reoccuring role on "Crossing Jordan" as Brian the A.V. Guy. His biggest role would have been as Crazy Steve on "Drake & Josh". It was here that he met Dan Schneider and Jerry was eventually cast as Spencer Shay, Carly's quirky older brother/guardian, on "iCarly".

Jerry Trainor (Now)

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After "iCarly" ended in 2012, Jerry continued his acting career starring in a short lived series "Wendell and Vinnie" as Vinnie Bassett. He then focused on putting his energies to doing voice-over on shows like "T.U.F.F. Puppy" playing Dudley Puppy, "The Shimajiro Movie: Shimajiro in Bookland" voicing Chan Son, and "The Adventures of Kid Danger" in which he voiced several characters. Within the past year, he starred in the films "Alex & Me" and "Cover Versions" alongside Debby Ryan and his old "Drake & Josh" co-star, Drake Bell. Currently, Jerry stars on the Netflix series "No Good Nick" as Todd. In his free time he stars in a YouTube series that he writes and films with his friends called "The Porch". Jerry is also the bass player of the band Nice Enough People which he founded with his friends. The bands first EP, "Hanover Hideaway", was released in 2016.

Noah Munck (Then)

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Noah began his career as an actor the way that most actors start in the industry, by doing commercials. Shortly after starring in commercials for Volkswagen and Kellogg's, Noah hasd small roles in shows like "Wizards of Waverly Place" and "ER". In 2007, Noah landed the role of Gibby on "iCarly". Gibby was a close friend of Carly, Sam, and Freddie, but was best known for his need to constantly take off his shirt for no reason whatsoever. He did not become a regular cast member until season 4 of the show. His real-life younger brother, Ethan Munck, played the younger brother to his "iCarly" character named Guppy.

Noah Munck (Now)

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Soon after "iCarly", Noah starred in several TV movies "Swindle" which starred Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande and "Nicky Deuce" which starred a lot of the same cast members of "Sopranos", James Gandolfini, Michael Imperioli, Tony Sirico, and Steve Schirripa. In 2014, Noah began attending Biola University to study cinema and media arts, but ended up on dropping out. It all worked out in his favor for he now stars in the ABC sitcom, "The Goldbergs" as "Naked Rob" Smith. He also plays this same character on a spin-off series of "The Goldbergs" entitled "Schooled" which is currently on their 2nd season.

Mary Scheer (Then)

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Before being widely known as Freddie Benson's overly protective mother on "iCarly", Mary Scheer was one of the original cast members on the comedy sketch series "MADtv". Mary stayed with "MADtv" until the end of season 3, shortly after having her child. She continued acting in various degrees. You can hear her work on "Invader Zim", "Angry Beavers", and "King of the Hill" in which she voiced various characters. Mary voiced Suzie Kokoshka on "Hey Arnold", Ann Landers on "Family Guy", and Mrs. Tim Drake on "Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker". She has starred in "Elvira's Haunted Hills" and had cameos on the Disney Channel's "Hannah Montana" and "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody".

Mary Scheer (Now)

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Since "iCarly" has ended, Mary Scheer has continued to find success in voice-over and acting onscreen. She has had cameos on shows like "Sam & Cat" in which she reprised her role of Freddie's mom, "2 Broke Girls", "Good Luck Charlie" and "Life in Pieces". Mary had a regular role on the Disney Channel series "Bunk'd" in which she starred as Gladys the camp director of Camp Kikiwaka in the first 2 seasons of the show. She recently appeared as Lotty on the web series "Ave 43". Her latest project is called "Between Two Ferns: The Movie" also starring Zach Galifianakis and Lauren Lapkus which premieres on Netflix in September of this year.

Boogie (Then)

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Born Bobby Bowman, Boogie is known for playing the eccentric smoothie shop owner on "iCarly". His character was best known for selling food on a stick, mostly bagels and pickles. Prior to his time on "iCarly" Boogie appeared in "House" and "Step Up 2: The Streets".

Boogie (Now)

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Post-"iCarly" Boogie updated his name to BooG!e. He has a big social media following on Twitter and Instagram. In 2018, he started a podcast called "The Hollywood University Stereo". He also starred in the Disney Channel series "Gamer's Guide To Pretty Much Everything" with the late Cameron Boyce.

Jeremy Rowley (Then)

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Jeremy is easily recognized as Lewbert the doorman of Carly Shay's apartment building with the creepy and easily agitated demeanor along with sporting a very big mole on his face. But Jeremy wasn't always known for playing such a strange character. His first big role was in the film "Coyote Ugly" in which he played the receptionist of William Morris. He did have cameos on the Nickelodeon shows "The Amanda Show","All That", and "Drake & Josh". Jeremy also appeared on the shows "According to Jim", "Reno 911", and "Modern Family".

Jeremy Rowley (Now)

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Jeremy has been incredibly busy since the ending of "iCarly". He has had small roles in shows like "Hart of Dixie", "Cougar Town", "Desperate Housewives", and "2 Broke Girls". In the recent years he was a regular character on the TV Land series "Nobodies" with Melissa McCarthy and he also voiced the main character of Bunsen on the show ""Bunsen is a Beast" on Nickelodeon. In 2016, Jeremy married Danielle Murrow from "iCarly", she played Nora Dershlit the crazed fan who locked Carly, Sam, and Freddie in her basement. A year into their marriage they welcomed their first child, a boy.

Drew Roy (Then)

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Appearing as the character of Griffin and only appearing in 2 episodes of "iCarly" this bad boy sure did leave an impression on us. Griffin is the boy who shows up, steals Spencer's motorcycle for a joyride and later steals Carly's heart. Griffin was played by Drew Roy, originally from Alabama but moved out to LA to pursue a career in TV and film. His first big role was on the Freeform, formally ABC Family, series "Greek" as a pledge of Omega Chi. He then went on to star on the "Lincoln Heights" TV series as Travis Benjamin before landing the role of Griffin on "iCarly".

Drew Roy (Now)

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After his stint on "iCarly", Drew was able to find work on other shows. You may have not realized but he also plays the bad boy on the last 2 seasons of "Hannah Montana". He was the character of Jesse, Hannah/Miley's boyfriend; she ended up on picking Jake over him, but eventually came back to Jesse. Over the past few years, he played the character of Hal Mason on "Falling Skies", Christos on "The Last Ship" and Seth Hancock in the film "Secretariat". In 2015, Drew married Renee Gardner. Their first son was born 2 years later, and their second son was born this year.

Mindy Sterling (Then)

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Mindy Sterling has been working regularly in Hollywood since the 1980's. She's an actress whose name you might not be familiar with, but you're definitely familiar with her work. She had cameos in all the big shows, "Family Matters", "Sister, Sister", "Friends", and the sitcom "Ellen". However, Mindy's breakout role did not occur until 1997 when she starred in "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery" as Frau Farbissina. She reprised her role as Frau in the following 2 films, completing the franchise. Mindy has appeared in other films such as "Drop Dead Gorgeous" and "How the Grinch Stole Christmas". In the early 2000's she was cast as Ms. Francine Briggs, the mean English teacher who loves bagpipes and Scottish music, on the teen sitcom "iCarly".

Mindy Sterling (Now)

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Mindy has continued to find success in the industry since "iCarly" ended. On the Disney Channel series "A.N.T. Farm" she played Principal Susan Skidmore and she also starred in several episodes of the ABC series "Black-ish" She has done plenty of voice-over work, lending her voice to various characters on shows like "Legend of Korra" and films like "Minions" and "The Grinch". In the past year, Mindy was Linda Schwartz on "The Goldbergs" and Elder Anabelle on the Netflix series "A Series of Unfortunate Events".

Tim Russ (Then)

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Tim Russ is an accomplished actor, director, writer, and musician. He got his start in Hollywood appearing in episodes of shows like "21 Jump Street", "Murphy Brown", "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air", and "General Hospital". However, Tim is well-known for playing the character of Lieutenant Commander Tuvok on "Star Trek: Voyager". Tim is a huge Trekkie and made cameos as other characters on the Star Trek series "The Next Generation" and "Deep Space Nine". On the first episode of "iCarly", you are introduced to Tim Russ as Principal Ted Franklin. His character is incredibly popular with the students. He is fond of Carly and Freddie supporting them when they get into trouble. Though he is not overly fond of his faculty, specifically Ms. Francine Briggs.

Tim Russ (Now)

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Tim still continues acting, directing, and writing. On the TV series "Samantha Who?" he played Frank, he also made cameos on "Good Luck Charlie", "Arrested Development" , "The Fosters", "Criminal Minds", and "Supergirl". Tim also reprised his role of Lieutenant Commander Tuvok on "Star Trek: Renengades". In 2015, he played General Gottleib in the Syfy TV movie "Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!". Earlier this year you would have seen Tim on the DC series "Swamp Thing" as Dr. Chowodury / Marais Doctor.

Reed Alexander (Then)

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Reed Alexander is most popularly known for playing the character Nevel Papperman on "iCarly". Nevel is an 11 year-old, egotistical web critic and owner of Nevelocity.com. He is best known for his catchphrase "You'll rue this day". Before appearing on "iCarly", Reed starred in a few TV movies like "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jr." and the TV series "Will & Grace".

Reed Alexander (Now)

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Reed has moved away from acting and towards the world of journalism. He has written for CNN International and continues to write for the Huffington Post. Reed has become an advocate for healthy eating habits even writing his own cookbook "KEWLBITES: 100 Nutritious, Delicious & Family-Friendly Dishes". Currently, Reed resides in New York and he is pursuing a degree in Journalism from Columbia University.

Ryan Ochoa (Then)

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Ryan Ochoa played Chuck Chambers, Spencer's arch-nemesis, on "iCarly". He plays pranks on people constantly and most consider him to be the boy version of Sam Puckett. Ryan started his acting career doing a commercial for Dairy Queen. Soon after he was cast in his first film "Nostalgia" in the role of Ryan Zorn.

Ryan Ochoa (Now)

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After season 3 of "iCarly", Ryan had to leave the show due to being cast as the leading character Lanny on the Disney XD series "Pair of Kings". Over the past several years, he has played Diego in "Mr. Young" and has done several short films and TV movies. One of his most recent projects "The Samuel Project" in which he starred as the main character, Eli, was released last year. In addition to acting, Ryan started a band with his 3 brothers, who are all actors, called Ochoa Boyz.

Jennette McCurdy (Then)

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Beginning her acting career at the age of 8, Jennette McCurdy is a face that you had probably seen many times before her breakout role in "iCarly". Jennette made cameos in television series like "Law & Order: SVU", "Malcolm in the Middle", "Medium", and "MadTV". In 2007, Jennette got the role of Sam Puckett, Carly's best friend on "iCarly". The character of Sam was known for her aggressive and sarcastic personality, often being mistaken for the school bully. One of her favorite go to items was a butter sock, a sock filled with butter, that she would use to attack people. However in an episode she did embrace her more gentle side, competing in a beauty pageant in which she let everyone know about her love for fried chicken.

Jennette McCurdy (Now)

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Jennette's character Sam Puckett was such a fan favorite that Nickelodeon ordered a spin-off series called "Sam & Cat". The show paired Jennette with Ariana Grande, who starred in the Nickelodeon series "Victorious" as the ditsy, red-headed girl named Cat Valentine. The spin-off series followed Sam and Cat as roommates who try to start a baby-sitting service to bring in some extra cash. After this series ended, Jennette continued acting in shows like "Comedy Bang! Bang!", "Between" and "What's Next for Sarah?". Over the past few years, Jennette has started to write and direct her own short films, one being "8 Bodies" which has a cameo of Nathan Kress, her "iCarly" co-star. Earlier this year Jennette revealed in an article for Huffington Post about her battle with anorexia and later bulimia which started at the age of 11.

Nathan Kress (Then)

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Nathan Kress' first role was as Easy the Chimp in "Babe: Pig in the City". After doing this, he was used as a regular actor to do sketches on "Jimmy Kimmel" becoming well-known for his impression of a young Simon Cowell. He also made appearances in shows such as "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody", "Without a Trace", and "Drake & Josh". The role he had on "Drake & Josh" was of a nerdy boy named Toplin who goes to a kid's birthday party and has a big crush on Megan, played by Miranda Cosgrove. Dan Schneider loved Nathan's acting skills that he asked him to audition for a similar character on a new sitcom, "iCarly". When the show got picked up, he cut Nathan's scene out of the episode of "Drake & Josh" to avoid confusing the audiences. On "iCarly" Nathan played, Freddie Benson, Carly's nerdy, tech loving next door neighbor who helps Carly make her web series, and he also has a crush on her. Carly and Freddie date on an episode of the show, but it's also interesting to note that Freddie dates Sam Puckett, Carly's best friend, for a few episodes.

Nathan Kress (Now)

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Nathan Kress continued with acting after finishing "iCarly". He made cameo appearances in shows like "Mr. Young", "Major Crimes", and "Hawaii Five-O" as well as reprising his role of Freddie Benson on the series "Sam & Cat". He had regularly occurring roles on "Alive in Denver" playing Kyle and doing voice-over for shows like "Star Wars Rebels" lending his voice to the character Wedge Antilles and "Pinky Malinky" voicing the character JJ Jameson. Nathan has starred in several films, "Breaking Brooklyn" and "Into the Storm" during the filming of the latter he met his wife, London Elise Moore, and they had their first child together in 2017. Within the past several years, Nathan has showcased his directing skills on the television shows "Game Shakers" and "Henry Danger".

Miranda Cosgrove (Then)

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Miranda Cosgrove was no stranger to the entertainment industry before starring in the title role of Carly Shay. Her first big role was in the film, "School of Rock" as Summer Hathaway. After that she made cameos in various television series such as "Zoey 101" and "Unfabulous" before landing the role of Megan on "Drake & Josh." After the success of "Drake & Josh," Dan Schneider was working on creating a new series, this time with Miranda as the leading character. Her popularity as Carly on "iCarly" helped her to launch a career in music. She recorded 4 songs for the "iCarly" soundtrack, released her debut EP "About You Now" in 2009 followed by a studio album "Sparks Fly" in 2010. The following year, she released her 2nd EP "High Maintenance."

Miranda Cosgrove (Now)

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Upon finishing "iCarly" in 2012, Miranda finished her Summer Tour, in which she toured North America to promote her album, "Sparks Fly" and her EP "High Maintenance". In the fall of that same year, she began college at University of Southern California. Originally she began her degree in film, but later switched to a major in psychology. Miranda continues to act, lending her voice to the character of Margo in the "Despicable Me" franchise. She also starred in the NBC series "Crowded" as Shea Moore, though the show was unfortunately canceled after 1 season. Recently, Miranda starred in the Marshmello Feat. Bastille music video, "Happier". In her spare time, Miranda works with the non-profit organization Kitten Rescue LA which is dedicated to rescuing and finding homes for cats and kittens.