Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy (born June 26, 1992) is an American actress, screenwriter, singer, songwriter, and record producer. She is best known for her role as Sam Puckett on the Nickelodeon sitcom iCarly and its spin-off series Sam & Cat. She has also appeared in a number of television series, including Victorious, Zoey 101, True Jackson VP, Malcolm in the Middle, and Lincoln Heights, and has also produced, written, and starred in her own online series titled What's Next for Sarah?. Since May 2015, she has starred in the Netflix/City drama series Between. She then co-starred in Pet.