Janet Michelle Faye McCurdy (born June 26, 1992) is an American film producer, singer-songwriter, podcast host, and former actress

McCurdy succeeds playing Sam Puckett in the Nickelodeon sitcom iCarly (2007–2012)

A role that won her four Kids' Choice Awards, among other accolades

She reprized the character in her spin-off series Sam & Cat (2013–2014), after which she exited the network

She has appeared in several other television series, including Malcolm in the Middle (2003–2005), Zoey 101 (2005), Lincoln Heights (2007). True Jackson, VP (2009–2010) and Victorious (2012)

McCurdy produced, wrote and starred in his own web series called What's Next for Sarah

Leading science-fiction series between (2015-2016) before leaving acting in 2017 to pursue a career in writing and directing

From February to March 2020, her tragicomedy one-woman show I'm Glad My Mom Died was screened in theaters in Los Angeles and New York City

The planning for further dates was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic

In March 2021, McCurdy confirmed on his podcast Empty Inside that he had retired from acting and focused primarily on filmmaking