Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy (born June 26, 1992) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Sam Puckett in the Nickelodeon show, iCarly with actress Miranda Cosgrove and actor Nathan Kress. She will reprise the role in the new Nickelodeon show with Ariana Grande. She has also guest starred in a number of other television series, including Malcolm in the Middle, Zoey 101, Will & Grace, Strong Medicine, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. She also stars as Bertha in Fred: The Movie. Her debut album was released in 2012.