Jennette McCurdy  Early Life, Family and Career

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Jennette McCurdy is an American actress, country pop singer-songwriter, director, writer, and producer

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Jennette McCurdy was born Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy on June 26, 1992, in Los Angeles, California.

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She grew up in Garden Grove, California, in a "dysfunctional Mormon family" that included mother Debbie, father Mark, and older brothers Scott, Dustin, and Marcus.

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When Jennette was just 3 years old, Debbie was diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Debbie underwent a bone marrow transplant, chemotherapy, and numerous surgeries, but she passed away from the disease in 2013.

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McCurdy made her acting debut in a 2000 episode of the Fox sketch comedy series "Mad TV" at age 8, then she appeared in her first film, 2001's "Shadow Fury."

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In 2007, Jennette had a recurring role on the ABC Family series "Lincoln Heights," appeared in the TV movie "The Last Day of Summer," and began starring as Sam Puckett on "iCarly," which aired 97 episodes over six seasons.

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She reprised her role in "Sam & Cat," which ran for 35 episode from 2013 to 2014.

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McCurdy is best known for her work on Nickelodeon, starring as Sam Puckett on "iCarly" (2007–2012) and "Sam & Cat" (2013–2014).

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