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Where Are They Now? The Cast of ‘Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide’

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Debuting in 2004, "Ned's Declassified" followed a trio of best friends as they attempted to navigate middle school life. Throughout the show, main character Ned would offer "tips" on how to survive every obstacle from handling bullies, to studying for tests and charming crushes. Since graduating from the eighth grade, many of the students at James K. Polk Middle School have continued their acting careers while some have decided to explore new territory.

Devon Werkheiser (Then)

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As the main protagonist, Werkheiser played Ned Bigby. Each episode centered around Bigby's "self-help" guide to surviving every aspect of middle school from escaping a bully's wrath to preparing for pop quizzes. Before his breakout role on "Ned's Declassified," Werkheiser appeared in "We Are Soldiers" and voiced the friendly ghost in "Casper's Scare School."

Devon Werkheiser (Now)

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Since his Nickelodeon days, Werkheiser has starred in "Love At First Hiccup," "The Prankster" and "Sundown." He's also appeared on a variety of television shows such as "Greek," "Criminal Minds" and "2 Broke Girls." Werkheiser is also a talented musician, releasing a number of hit singles from 2011 - 2016. He recently appeared in the direct-to-video Christmas movie "Santa Girl" with "Wizards of Waverly Place" star Jennifer Stone.

Lindsey Shaw (Then)

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As Jennifer "Moze" Mosely, Shaw was the most level-headed and atheletic of the trio of troublemakers. Towards the end of the show, she began to develop romantic feelings for her childhood best friend Ned and the two began dating. Her role on "Ned's Declassified" was her acting debut.

Lindsey Shaw (Now)

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After "Ned's Declassified," Shaw went on to star in numerous television series such as "Aliens in America," "10 Things I Hate About You," "Faking It" and "Pretty Little Liars." She is set to star in "Reboot Camp" which is currently in post-production.

Daniel Curtis Lee (Then)

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Playing Simon "Cookie" Nelson-Cook, Lee was the goofy nerdy one of the group who harbored a desperate crush on Lisa after her makeover despite shrugging off her early advances before her transformation. After some uncredited performances, Lee made his acting debut on "The Shield" before appearing in "Ned's Declassified."

Daniel Curtis Lee (Now)

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Lee has gone on to appear in television shows such as "Good Luck Charlie," "Zeke and Luthor," "Glee" and "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend." He's also been the writer and director for various shorts and the television movie "Bollywood to Hollywood." He's set to appear in "Fruit of the Poisonous Tree" which is currently in pre-production.

Kyle Swann (Then)

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Frequently tormenting Ned and his friends and causing chaos at James K. Polk Middle School, Swann played Billy Loomer. As the class bully, Swann showed aggression towards most of his classmates but showed a softer side to Moze whom he had a crush on. After Moze began dating Ned, Loomis became the reluctant boyfriend of Suzie Crabgrass and the two began a strained relationship based on their need to control each other.

Kyle Swann (Now)

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Swann hasn't been up to much since "Ned's Declassified" except for a 2011 appearance in the short "Wonderchild." Before appearing on the Nickelodeon series, he credits included minor appearances in "Big Fat Liar," "Little Dreams," "The Honor System" and "Solid Gold." Outside of acting, Swann pursued a career as an underwater photographer and opened a studio called Swann Dive Photography.

Christian Serratos (Then)

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Serratos played Susie Crabgrass, one of the most popular girls in school, who became Ned's girlfriend in Season 3. Before her debut on the show, Serratos made minor appearances on "Zoey 101," "7th Heaven" and "Hannah Montana."

Christian Serratos (Now)

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Serratos has gone on to appear in the "Twilight" franchise as Angela, played Raven in "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" and currently stars as Rosita on "The Walking Dead." She also appeared in The Black Key's music video for "Howlin' For You."

Rob Pinkston (Then)

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Perhaps one of the most unusual characters at James K. Polk Middle School is "Coconut Head," played by Pinkston. Receiving the nickname due to his distinctive hairstyle, "Coconut Head" was a very cheerful companion to Ned and his friends and was a fan of the band Nirvana. Before his role on "Ned's Declassified," Pinkston appeared in "The Honor System," "Undercover Kids" and "The Sasquatch Gang." He also provided the voice of Todd Maplewood in "Ben 10."

Rob Pinkston (Now)

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Since "Ned's Declassified," Pinkston has appeared in "Extreme Movie" and shorts "A Death in Vegas" and "Hero Sandwich." He's also helped prank various fellow celebrities on "Punk'd" and starred as Rob in "This Just In." He also pursued a film degree at the Art Center College of Design and currently has a successful career as a DJ.

Alex Black (Then)

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Black played Seth Powers, one of the coolest (yet also, the dumbest) guys at James K. Polk. An avid basketball fan, Powers was extremely dimwitted when it came to academics. Before "Ned's Declassified," Black got his start as Patrick Cassidy in "The David Cassidy Story" in 2000 and went on to star in "Bubble Boy" and "13 Going On 30." He also made appearances on "Charmed," "ER" and "CSI: Miami."

Alex Black (Now)

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Since "Ned's Declassified," Black has only made one appearance in 2008 in the film "Generation Gap." In the Hallmark movie, he played Dylan who was expelled from school and forced to stay with his stern and estranged grandfather. Although the two had a rough first start, their relationship began to grow and they both "give each other some much needed lessons in love."

Carlie Casey (Then)

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Marissa "Missy Meany" Johnson, played by Casey, was introduced in season two as an egotistical cheerleader with an obsessive crush on Ned. Using her uptight personality to intimidate her classmates, the only person she truly feared was Moze. Before "Ned's Declassified," Casey appeared on "8 Simple Rules."

Carlie Casey (Now)

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Casey went on to appear as Mercedes Griffin on "Big Time Rush." She also made appearances on "House," "ER," "New Girl" and "Murder in the First." She played Margot in the 2017 series "Are You There God, It's Me Margot" and is currently set to star in "Young Lion of the West."

Vincius Machado (Then)

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Machado appeared in season three as foreign-exchange student Faymen Phorchin who became Moze's boyfriend until she began to develop feelings for Ned. Realizing their relationship lacked spark, Faymen decided to return to Brazil to play soccer professionally. Machado had previously appeared in "Barney: The Land of Make Believe," "Confessions of a Thug" and "The Shield."

Vincius Machado (Now)

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Machado has gone on to make appearances on "Lincoln Heights," "Flashforward," "Southland" and "NCIS." He has also provided the voice of Julian Marino for the videogame "L.A. Noire." In 2014, he played Nomar Arcielo in "Power" and in 2015, he starred as Tony Chessani in "True Detective." He's set to appear in two future mini-series, one called "The Wright" which is currently filming and "Proconsul" which is in pre-production.

Daran Norris (Then)

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Gordon "Gordy" Davenport, played by Norris, was the friendly but somewhat lazy janitor at James K. Polk Middle School. Good friends with Ned, he was always willing to lend a hand. Before appearing on "Ned's Declassified," Norris lent his voice to various television series including "Black Jack," "Cowboy Bebop" and "Transformers: Robots in Disguise."

Daran Norris (Now)

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Norris has continued to do voiceover work over the years, lending his vocal talents to "Codename: Kids Next Door," "The Spectacular Spider-Man" and "The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack." He also appeared as Timmy's Dad in the live-action film "A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up Timmy Turner!" and Buddha Bob in "Big Time Rush." Outside of voicework, Norris has had roles on "Veronica Mars" and "iZombie."

Don Creech (Then)

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Before playing science teacher Mr. Sweeney, Creech made his debut in 1994 in "Leon: The Proffessional" and went on to appear on "Law & Order" and "CSI: Miami." He also had roles in "The Curse," "Ultrachrist!" and "The Island."

Don Creech (Now)

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Since his time on "Ned's Declassified," Creech appeared in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and "X-Men: First Class." He has also lent his voice to the video-games "Red Dead Redemption," "L.A. Noire" and "Grand Theft Auto V." He has also starred on "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "Ray Donovan."

Hamilton Mitchell (Then)

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Vice Principal Harvey Crubbs, played by Mitchell, took his job a bit too seriously and was constantly afraid of getting in trouble with the superintendent. Before "Ned's Declassified," Mitchell appeared on "Caddyshack," "ER," "The O.C." and "House."

Hamilton Mitchell (Now)

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Mitchell has continued to appear in numerous television shows over the years including "Cold Case," "The Suite Life on Deck," "Big Time Rush" and "Parks and Recreation." In 2017, he starred as Dad on "Worst Birthday Ever" and appeared as the News Reporter on "Superstore."

Dave Florek (Then)

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As the wood-shop teacher Dusty Chopsaw, played by Florek, was Moze's mentor who took great pride her in work. Before appearing on "Ned's Declassified," Florek starred on "The Equalizer," "Macgyver" and "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air."

Dave Florek (Now)


Since "Ned's Declassified," Florek has gone on to appear on "Numb3ers," "Bones," "Castle" and "Grey's Anatomy." In 2017, he starred as Dr. Wydra on "Shooter" and from 2017 to 2018 he played Dr. Eberland on "Young Sheldon." He is set to star in the television series "Difficult Conversations," which is set to premiere in 2020.

Where Are They Now? The Cast of "Zoey 101"

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After a four-season run, "Zoey 101's" last episode aired May 2008. This summer, the cast held a sort of makeshift reunion, with the exception of Jamie Lynn Spears and Austin Butler due to production circumstances. A reboot has been in the wind, but who knows if anything will come of the whispers. Until then, it's nice to know what they've been up to for 10-odd years.

Sean Flynn: Then


Sean Flynn plays the lead male character, Chase Matthews, in Zoey 101. He’s known for having a huge crush on Zoey for all four seasons and being incredibly awkward and indecisive about it.

Sean Flynn: Now

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After his last appearance in Zoey 101, Sean Flynn has played in a number of films such as Hatfields and McCoys: Bad Blood, The Last of Robin Hood, and The Conjuring. He experienced a slight fender-bender in 2016, but took it like a champ. His last appearance in, well, anything was in 2015. He has posted some of his amazing guitar skills on Youtube, though.

Victoria Justice: Then


In the second season of Zoey 101, Victoria Justice’s character, Lola Martinez, is introduced. She starts as Zoey and Nicole’s roommate, but ends up rooming with Quinn. In complete pursuit of her dream of becoming a Hollywood actress, her personality is full of bubbles and incessant chatter.

Victoria Justice: Now


Two years after Zoey 101, Victoria Justice starred in the TV series Victorious. That show aired for 3 years before coming to an end. Zoey 101 seemed to be her breakthrough because it led to a feature in a TV series, appearances in other TV series', and several film appearances. In 2013, she released her album Gold to the public and in 2016, she played Janet in The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Christopher Massey: Then


In Zoey 101, Christopher Massey plays the all-around nice guy, Michael Barret. He gets along with just about everyone at their school. His decent and humorous personality is probably why he has the second most appearances in the TV series, only after Zoey.

Christopher Massey: Now

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After winning two awards for his character in Zoey 101, Christopher Massey went on to appear in several TV series like The Parkers and Switched at Birth. He also makes the occasional appearance with his little brother, Kyle Massey, on various TV shows.

Matthew Underwood: Then


The unmistakable bad boy character of the group of friends in Zoey 101, Logan Reese, is played by no other than Matthew Underwood. He is one character whose story didn’t receive the development it deserved. Despite his flirtatious and oftentimes obnoxious personality, he ends up in a relationship with quirky Quinn.

Matthew Underwood: Now


After discovering how much he loved the popularity "Zoey 101" brought him, Matthew Underwood has dedicated his brand to helping. He uses his platform to educate people about the arts and the world around them. He's currently a traveling acting teacher, sharing what he knows about the entertainment industry and the human imagination with young entertainers.

Erin Sanders: Then


Erin Sanders plays the quirky Quinn in Zoey 101. Aside from constantly conducting strange experiments, her story plot is one of the more interesting ones in the TV series. She ends up dating the boy-jerk of the group, Logan.

Erin Sanders: Now


Immediately after Zoey 101, Erin Sanders played on CBS's The Young and the Reckless. She played a role written with her in mind on Big Time Rush. But she has kept a hand in both the Nickelodeon world and the world of adult drama, making the occasional appearance on shows like The Mentalist and Weeds.

Alexa Nikolas: Then


Alexa Nikola plays the ditzy, boy-crazed gal of the Pacific Crest Academy gang, Nicole Bristow. She's in the first two seasons of Zoey 101 until she's sent off to an all-girls school because of some made-up disorder known as Obsessive Male Gender Disorder.

Alexa Nikolas: Now


After being let go from Zoey 101 after alleged arguments with the lead, Spears, Alexa Nikolas found herself guest-starring on plenty of other TV shows like Criminal Minds, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, and ER. In 2011, she made voice appearances in Family Guy.

Paul Butcher: Then


Zoey’s sometimes pestering little brother, Dustin Brooks, is played by Paul Butcher. Aside from the experiments he helps Quinn with, he finds himself in countless tricky situations. Luckily, his older sister, Zoey, is always there to help him out.

Paul Butcher: Now

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Following Zoey 101, Paul Butcher continued his education as he began a music career. In 2008, he created two covers of the songs Gimme That by Chris Brown and This Love by Maroon 5. He graduated from private school in 2012, has released debut singles "Don't Go" in 2010 and "Stop Calling" in 2015, and is currently in college.

Austin Butler: Then


Austin Butler is one of two characters that only appeared for a single season. The last season. He plays the ex-boyfriend and new guy in school, James Garrett.

Austin Butler: Now

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Surprisingly enough, Zoey 101 isn't the TV series Austin Butler is known for. He's been in countless TV shows, films, broadway plays, and modeling campaigns since the series ended in 2008. His most recent work is his appearance in the Quentin Tarantino film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and the Elvis Presley adaptation set to come out in 2021.

Kristin Herrera: Then


Kristin Herrera plays Dana, one of Zoey’s roommates from the initial season. Though her character is incredibly similar to that of Logan’s, she ends up getting into a posh boarding school in Paris. Hence, her one season only debut.

Kristin Herrera: Now


After being written off of Zoey 101 for alleged reasons, Kristin Herrera co-starred opposite Hilary Swank in the film Freedom Writers. Her last official acting role was in the soap opera General Hospital. She has quit her acting career and can be found on Instagram living her best life with people she loves.

Jack Salvatore Jr: Then


You know this face. Jack Salvatore Jr. plays the ever-dull character of Mark del Figgalo, taking his long name on-screen. Before Logan came along, Mark del Figgalo was Quinn's boyfriend and the subject to most of her experiments. He's usually found eating plain baked potatoes and dating girls that are far more interesting than he is.

Jack Salvatore Jr: Now


His recurring role as Mark del Figgalo in Zoey 101 wasn't the last thing Jack Salvatore Jr. did. After the series ended, he made appearances on TV shows like The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Victorious, and 10 Things I Hate About You. He spent time as a writer's production assistant on a few sets as well. He's currently a writer and stand-up comedian. Well, he is funny.

Jessica Chaffin: Then


In Zoey 101, Jessica Chaffin plays Coco Wexler, the PCA girl's dorm advisor. She's in a constant state of half-crying over her on-again off-again boyfriend, Carl. Her exasperated state, along with her endless supply of sweats, and ability to project onto anyone is what makes her character so fun to watch.

Jessica Chaffin: Now

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Jessica Chaffin has been busy since the ending of Zoey 101. She continued to appear in TV shows like Fox's New Girl as well as films like the 2015 comedy Spy. If you've ever seen the Nick Kroll animated series Big Mouth and wondered who the voice of Jessi Glaser's mom is— It's Jessica Chaffin. Jessica is Jessi's mom.

Allen Evangelista: Then


Allen Evangelista is Firewire. The official name of his character in Zoey 101 is Gilbert Wayne, but that's irrelevant. He's the tech-guy who built a 36-foot robot and who won't let Quinn into the science club because she's a girl.

Allen Evangelista: Now

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Shortly after Zoey 101 ended, Allen Evangelista found his prime role as Henry Miller on The Secret Life of the American Teenager. Since the end of that TV series in 2013, he has made appearances in Brooklyn Nine-Nine and played in the 2015 film, Project Almanac.

Jamie Lynn Spears: Then


Jamie Lynn Spears plays the spunky namesake in Zoey 101, Zoey Brooks. The TV series is about the funny situations her and her friends find themselves in. But mostly her.

Jamie Lynn Spears: Now

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A lot of people think Zoey 101 ended because Spears became pregnant, but there's nothing pointing to that short of a few angry fans. After the TV series and her newly announced pregnancy, Jamie Lynn Spears' career hit a sort of pause button. A few years later, in 2013, she began a music career with the release of her country EP The Journey. In July of 2019, she was cast as a regular in a Netflix series called Sweet Magnolias. So yeah, she's hit play.

Where Are They Now? The Cast of 'iCarly'


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)


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.

Where Are They Now? The Cast of 'Victorious'


Airing on Nickelodeon from 2011 to 2013, "Victorious" followed aspiring singer Tori Vega on her journey to stardom while attending Hollywood Arts. Earning four Emmy nominations, the show went on to win the Favorite TV Show Award twice before being cancelled after its fourth season. For all the nostalgia-seekers out there wondering what the cast has been up to since then, don't "freak the freak out." We've got all the answers below!

Avan Jogia (Then)

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As "pretty boy" Beck Oliver, Jogia was very aware of his affect on the opposite sex and loved to flirt despite triggering jealousy from girlfriend Jade. Many fans were quick to latch onto Beck and Tori's friendship which occasionally hinted the characters harbored secret crushes on each other. Before "Victorious," Jogia starred in "A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story" and made appearances on "Aliens in America" and "Caprica."

Avan Jogia (Now)


Portaying Ulysses Zane on "Now Apocalypse," Jogia attempts to decipher whether his dark premonitions are a warning to prepare for the end of the world or a sign that he needs to lay off the weed. The actor also starred as Danny Desai on "Twisted," Roman Mercer on "Ghost Wars," and is set to make an appearance in "Zombieland 2: Double Tap."

Leon Thomas III (Then)

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An overall laid-back guy, Andre Harris, played by Leon Thomas III, was always willing to lend a hand and offer advice to his friends. Frequently collaborating with Tori, Harris was an extremely talented songwriter and keyboard player. Making brief appearances on various TV shows, Leon provided the voice of Tyrone in "The Backyardigans" from 2006-2009.

Leon Thomas III (Now)


Since his time on "Victorious," Thomas has made apppearances on "Satisfaction" and "Insecure." Keeping to his musical strengths, he has collaborated with Wiz Khalifa, Post Malone and helped produce and write songs for Ariana Grande's album "Yours Truly."

Daniella Monet (Then)

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Older sister of Tori, Trina Vega is thoroughly convinced she is destined to be a star despite her lack of talent. Much of the episodes showed her to be very self-centered though there were some moments where she displayed her protective side when it came to Tori's well-being. Monet had previously made appearances on "Zoey 101," "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody" and played Tootie in various live-action movies based on "The Fairly Odd Parents."

Daniella Monet (Now)


Since her days on Nickelodeon, Monet has starred as Tracy McFee in "See Dad Run" and Sam Saffe in "Baby Daddy." She also appeared as a cheerleader in Grande's "Thank U Next" video. She is currently a strong supporter of animal rights and posed for PETA ads in 2012 and 2013. She became engaged to boyfriend Andrew Gardner in 2017 and the couple announced they were expecting their first child on April 3rd, 2019.

Matt Bennett (Then)

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Playing deeply awkward ventriloquist Robbie Shapiro, Matt Bennett was often accompanied by his overly confident puppet Rex who acted as his alter-ego. His character was the only one to have kissed all of the female main characters on the show and eventually developed a romantic connection with Cat. Before "Victorious," Bennett made an appearance in "Bridesmaids" and provided the voice of Superboy for "The Death and Return of Superman" in 2011.

Matt Bennett (Now)


After "Victorious," Bennett went on to star in "Me and Earl and The Dying Girl," "The Stanford Prison Experiment" and "Manson Family Vacation." He also made appearances on "Shameless," "The Big Bang Theory," "Fresh off the Boat" and "Grey's Anatomy." In 2018, he played Gavin Landers on "American Vandal" and appeared in Grande's music video for "Thank U Next."

Ariana Grande (Then)

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Playing the delightfully bubbly Catarina "Cat" Valentine, Ariana Grande expressed her character wasn't the most liked among fans due to her overly sensitive and "ditzy" personality. Toward the end of the fourth season, she manages to win the affections of Robbie. Before her acting debut on Victorious, Grande made two uncredited appearances on "iCarly" and provided the voice for Princess Diaspro in "Winx Club: Enchantix."

Ariana Grande (Now)

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Grande is now widely recognized as a Grammy-winning musician and was named Spotify's 2018 "Most-Streamed Female Artist." In 2012, she reprised her role as Princess Diaspro for "Winx Club: Beyond Believix" and returned as Cat Valentine for "Sam & Cat." She also starred as Chanel #2 in "Scream Queens" and played Penny in "Hairspray LIVE!" in 2016.

Eric Lange (Then)

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Playing the eccentric improv teacher Erwin Sikowitz, Eric Lange's character was unusual to say the least. Receiving "visions" from drinking coconut milk and starting each class by climbing through the window, Sikowitz was one of the most beloved teachers on "Victorious." Before his appearance on the show, Lange had roles on "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Lost" and "Weeds."

Eric Lange (Now)


Since his time on "Victorious," Lange has continued to star in various television shows including playing Cameron / Steven Rae in "Cult", Bill Stechner in "Narcos" and Ron Engelman in "Waco." He is set to star as Detective Parker in the TLC drama series "Unbelievable."

Lane Napper (Then)

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Lane Napper played Hollywood Arts guidance counselor Lane Alexander. One of the character's most recognizable traits was his hatred for dry skin which manifested in his constant application of hand lotion. Before appearing on "Victorious," Napper had roles on "Zoey 101," "Drake & Josh" and "iCarly."

Lane Napper (Now)


Napper has gone on to make appearances in "Kevin Can Wait" and "The Good Cop" and played Vernon in an episode of "Jessica Jones." He has also worked as a choreographer for "Game Shakers" and "Henry Danger."

Michael Eric Reid

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Exhibiting classic stalker behavior, Sinjin Van Cleef harbors a major crush on Jade. The character, played by Michael Eric Reid, mostly worked behind the scenes as the audio and lighting technician and occasionally made props. Before appearing on "Victorious," Reid had minor roles on "Miss Guided," "Weeds," "Fame" and "Modern Family."

Michael Eric Reid (Now)


Reid hasn't been up to much since his time on "Victorious." He's appeared as Mickey in "The Funhouse Massacre" and Ditto in "Mamaboy." In 2018, he played W.P Frost in "The Black List" and Kevin in "Camp Cold Brook."

Darsan Solomon (Then)

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Another odd-ball at Hollywood Arts was Burf, played by Darsan Solomon. He's assumed to be close friends with Sinjin as they are often featured together in some episodes. Before his appearance on the show, Solomon's first role was as "Band Boy" on the show "Awkward."

Darsan Solomon (Now)

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After "Victorious," Solomon went on to play Dave on "Community" and Usher in "The Goldbergs." The actor also has a semi-active Youtube account (@DarsanUchila) that features performance videos from his time with Synapse Dance Theater and Twitter account (@Dizzyidiot) with "TBT" posts of him and various celebrities.

Marco Aiello (Then)

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Featured in only a handful of episodes, Marco Aiello played Festus, the owner of The Grub Truck. As a lover of Spanish music, he made Tori and Jade sing "Forever Baby" in the episode "The Wood" when he gets injured. The actor's first role was as Herbert Mullen in an episode of "Criminal Minds."

Marco Aiello (Now)

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Following "Victorious," the actor played Fitz in "Fragile World" and Pasquale Raso in "Land of Saints." He also appeared as Bruno Calcabrizio in "Inspector Coliandro" in 2016.

Jim Pirri (Then)

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As the protective father of Tori and Trina, Jim Pirri played David Vega on "Victorious." The actor's credits include appearances on "Reasonable Doubts," "Valley of the Dolls," "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman," and "Shake It Up."

Jim Pirri (Now)


The television actor has continued his voice-acting career by lending his vocal talents to multiple "World of Warcraft" and "Final Fantasy" games as well as "Diablo III" and "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" video-games. He currently provides voices for the Netflix series "3Below: Tales of Arcadia."

Elizabeth Gillies (Then)

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Playing fiesty Jade West, Elizabeth Gillies' portrayed Beck's on-and-off girlfriend and Tori's frenemy. Despite her "mean girl" exterior, there were moments when Jade revealed herself to be insecure and very sensitive, especially during her break-up with Beck. Gillies made a brief appearance on "Big Time Rush" in 2011 as Heather Fox and provided the voice of Daphne in "Winx Club: Enchantix."

Elizabeth Gillies (Now)


In 2012, Gillies reprised her role as Daphne for "Winx Club: Beyond Believix" and appeared as Jade in an episode of "Sam & Cat" in 2014. She also starred as Gigi alongside Denis Leary in "Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll" and currently plays Fallon Carrington in 2019 reboot of "Dynasty." She also appeared in Ariana Grande's "Thank U Next" music video.

Victoria Justice (Then)

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Victoria Justice played main character Tori Vega on the hit Nickelodeon show. Transferring from her old high school to Hollywood Arts, Tori enters the world of drama and dance when she befriends other aspiring performance artists. Before becoming the star of her own show, Justice had made appearances on "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody," "Zoey 101," and "iCarly."

Victoria Justice (Now)


After the show ended in 2013, Justice starred as Lindy Sampson on "Eye Candy" and Amanda on "Undateable" in 2015. In the TV movie adaptation of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," she played Janet Weiss alongside Laverne Cox, Adam Lambert and boyfriend Reeve Carney. Outside of television and film, the actress is also a regular attendant of New York Fashion Week.