Jerry Trainor Biography
Jerry Trainor is an American actor and musician who is best known for his role as Spencer Shay in the Nickelodeon sitcom “iCarly.” He has also appeared in other popular shows such as “Drake & Josh” and “T.U.F.F. Puppy.” Trainor is a talented actor who has won numerous awards for his work, including three Kids’ Choice Awards.
Jerry Trainor Early Life and Career
Jerry Trainor was born on January 21, 1977, in San Diego, California. He is of Irish descent and grew up in the San Diego community of Scripps Ranch. Trainor attended the University of San Diego High School and later studied drama at the University of California, Santa Barbara. After graduating from UCSB, Trainor moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting.
Jerry Trainor Breakthrough Role in “iCarly”
Trainor’s breakthrough role came in 2007 when he was cast as Spencer Shay in the Nickelodeon sitcom “iCarly.” The show follows the life of Carly Shay, a teenage girl who starts her own web show. Trainor plays Carly’s eccentric and lovable older brother Spencer. “iCarly” was a huge hit for Nickelodeon, and Trainor was nominated for three Kids’ Choice Awards for his performance. He won the award for Favorite Television Actor in 2009, 2010, and 2014.
Jerry Trainor Other Acting Roles
In addition to his role on “iCarly,” Trainor has also appeared in a number of other popular television shows. He played Crazy Steve on “Drake & Josh” from 2004 to 2005, and he voiced Dudley Puppy on “T.U.F.F. Puppy” from 2010 to 2013. Trainor has also appeared in several films, including “Donnie Darko” (2001) and “Drake & Josh Go Hollywood” (2006).
Jerry Trainor Recent News
Trainor is currently starring in the revival of “iCarly,” which premiered on Paramount+ in 2021. He is also working on a number of other projects, including the upcoming film “Cover Versions.”
Jerry Trainor Personal Life
Trainor is married to Tara Dark and they have two children together. He is also a musician and has released several albums of original music.
Note: This biography is based on the available information as of 2023, and real-time updates or developments are being updated by our editorial team.