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Jerry Trainor


Full name
Gerald William Trainor
San Diego, California
January 21st, 1977 (age 42)
Voice actor
Years active

Gerald William "Jerry" Trainor (b. January 21, 1977) is an American actor, comedian, and voice actor. He played Crazy Steve in Drake & Josh and Sam & Cat episode, "#SuperPsycho," Spencer Shay in iCarly and Victorious episode, "April Fools' Blank," an audience member in Victorious episode, "Jade Dumps Beck," and himself in a blooper in Sam & Cat episode, "#BlooperEpisode."

Life and career Edit

Trainor was born and raised in San Diego, California, the son of Bill Trainor and Madelyn (née McNenly) Trainor. Trainor studied improv at the Groundlings school in Los Angeles. Trainor also studied theatre at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

His first television role was in the MTV series Undressed as Eric. Some of his other television credits include Law & Order, Angel, and Malcolm in the Middle. His first recurring TV role was as Brian "the A.V. guy" on Crossing Jordan. He has had a number of small roles in films such as the science fiction horror film Donnie Darko and the cheerleader comedy Bring It On Again. He also had a recurring role on the Nickelodeon TV show Drake & Josh as "Crazy" Steve, a movie theater worker from 2004 to 2008 and starred in the hit Nickelodeon show iCarly as Spencer Shay, the older brother and guardian of Miranda Cosgrove's title character from 2007 to 2012. He completed the 2008 music-themed comedy Wreckless Epic, in which he stars. Trainor starred alongside iCarly co-star Jennette McCurdy in the Nickelodeon television movie Best Player. He played Quincy Johnson, a video game enthusiast whose main competition in a video gaming contest is McCurdy's character. In 2013, Trainor starred in the short-lived Nickelodeon show Wendell and Vinnie as Vinnie, the uncle and guardian to Buddy Harrelson's character Wendell. Trainor stars in the animated series T.U.F.F. Puppy as the voice of Dudley Puppy. He was nominated for a 2012 Kids Choice Award for "Favorite TV Sidekick".

Personal life Edit

Trainor was formerly in a World of Warcraft video series called Project Lore. He played the healer Goggins who is a Draenei shaman. He was replaced by Jeff Cannata when he left the show on February 7, 2009.