Miranda Taylor Cosgrove
May 14, 1993 (age 24)
Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles, California
Miranda Taylor Cosgrove is an American actress and singer songwriter her career began at the age of three when she appeared in television commercials her film debut was in 2003 as Summer Hathaway on School of Rock Cosgrove appeared in a number of minor television roles over several years before coming to prominence on the Nickelodeon TV series Drake & Josh a few years later Cosgrove landed the role of Carly the lead character in the Nickelodeon TV series iCarly.
Following the success of iCarly an iCarly soundtrack was released in June 2008 in which she performed four songs Cosgrove's debut album Sparks Fly was released on April 27, 2010.
As of Fall 2012 she is furthering her education by going to USC University of Southern California she has no plans to quit acting or singing however.
Life and Career
Cosgrove was born in Los Angeles, California to Tom who owns a dry cleaning business and Chris a homemaker she has stated that she is of English, Irish and French descent at the age of three she was discovered by a talent agent while singing and dancing at the Los Angeles restaurant Taste of L.A. Cosgrove stated that when the agent walked up to her and her mom for modeling she had never really thought of being an actress and as lucky.
She was cast in another Nickelodeon TV series iCarly as the main character Carly Shay who makes her own webshow acting alongside Kayla Marie Lee, Jennette McCurdy, Jerry Trainor and Nathan Kress the film Despicable Me features Miranda Cosgrove who voices an orphan girl named Margo and daughter figure to an evil mastermind criminal.
|2001||Smallville||Young Lana Lang (voice)||"Pilot" (Season 1, Episode 1)|
|2004||Grounded For Life||Jessica||"You Better You Bet" (Season 5, Episode 5)|
|2004||What's New, Scooby-Doo?||Miranda Wright||Voice; "A Terrifying Round with a Menacing Metallic Clown" (Season 3, Episode 7)|
|2004–07||Drake & Josh||Megan Parker||Main Role|
|2005||Lilo & Stitch: The Series||Sarah|| Voice; "Shush: Experiment" (Season 2, Episode 34)|
"Morpholomew: Experiment" (Season 3, Episode 16)
|2007||Zoey 101||Paige Howard||"Paige At PCA" (Season 3, Episode 13)|
|2007||Just Jordan||Lindsey Chandler||"Piano Stressin'" (Season 1, Episode 13)|
|2007||Unfabulous||Cosmina||"The Talent Show" (Season 3, Episode 1)|
|2007–2012||iCarly||Carly Shay||Lead Role|
|2008||The Naked Brothers Band||Herself||"Mystery Girl" (Season 3, Episode 1)|
|2010||7 Secrets with Miranda Cosgrove||Herself||Nickelodeon documentary|
|2010||The Good Wife||Sloan Burchfield||"Bad Girls" (Season 2, Episode 7)|
|Crowded||Shea Moore||Lead Role|
|Leave It All to Me|
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