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| name = Miranda Cosgrove
| name = Miranda Cosgrove
| image =
| image = [[Image:Miranda posing nude]]
| caption =
| caption = Miranda with blond and posing nude.
| birthname = Miranda Taylor Cosgrove
| birthname = Miranda Taylor Cosgrove
| birthdate = {{birth date and age|1993|05|14}}
| birthdate = {{birth date and age|1993|05|14}}
| birthplace = [[Los Angeles, California|Los Angeles]], [[California]], [[United States|U.S.A.]]
| birthplace = [[Los Angeles, California|Los Angeles]], [[California]], [[United States|U.S.A.]]
| occupation = [[Actress]], [[singer]]
| occupation = [[Actress]], [[singer]], [[nudest]]
| yearsactive = [[1997]] ─ [[2008]]
| yearsactive = [[1997]] ─ [[Present]]
| influences =
| influences = Sexypattycake
| influenced =
| influenced = sexypattycake.com
| imdb_id = 1388927
| imdb_id = 1388927

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Miranda Cosgrove
File:Miranda posing nude
Miranda with blond and posing nude.
Born Miranda Taylor Cosgrove
Occupation Actress, singer, nudest
Years active 1997Present

Miranda Taylor Cosgrove[1] (born May 14, 1993) is an American child actress and singer. She is best known for her roles as Megan Parker in Drake and Josh, Summer Hathaway in School of Rock and as Carly Shay in iCarly. Her career began in 1996 when she was spotted by an agent who was so impressed by her singing and dancing in a restaurant called "Taste of LA" that he signed her up for a number of small roles in commercials.[2][3] Cosgrove now stars as Carly Shay in the new Nickelodeon series iCarly, which is written and produced by Dan Schneider. iCarly now shows on Nickelodeon in TEENick and on The N.


Early life

Miranda Cosgrove was born in Los Angeles, California. When she was 3 years old, she was singing and dancing in a restaurant called "Taste of LA". A talent agent was impressed with her singing and dancing skills so he signed her up for his talent agency, leading to a career in advertising soon after, as well as other roles and shows.[2][3] She began homeschooling after she finished elementary school, at Maude Price Elementary School in Downey, California, and then enrolled in an online school program which she has been doing since 2006.[4]

Television and film roles

Year Film/Television Role Notes
2001 Smallville Lana Lang Age 5
2003 School of Rock Summer Hathaway
2004 Grounded for Life Jessica
What's New, Scooby-Doo? Miranda Wright
Drake & Josh (2004-2007) Megan Parker Drake and Josh's little sister
2005 All That Herself Guest appearance
Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie Munch Voice
Yours, Mine & Ours Joni North Along with her Drake & Josh Co-Star Drake Bell
2006 Drake and Josh Go Hollywood Megan Parker
Keeping Up with the Steins Karen Sussman
The Wild Stallion[5][6] Hannah Mills
2007 Unfabulous Cosmina Guest appearance
Zoey 101 Paige Howard Guest appearance
Just Jordan Lindsay Chandler Guest appearance
Drake & Josh: Really Big Shrimp Megan Parker
Total Request Live Herself Guest Appearance
iCarly (2007-present) Carly Shay Lead Role
2008 Dance on Sunset Herself Guest Appearance
Total Request Live Herself Guest Appearance





  1. ^ Middle name is not "Elizabeth", it is "Taylor", according to the State of California. California Birth Index, 1905-1993. Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California. At Ancestry.com
  2. ^ a b Chau, Thomas. "An interview with the kids of "School of Rock"!!". Cinema Confidential. UGO. Retrieved 2007-08-24. 
  3. ^ a b "Miranda Cosgrove". The Star Scoop. Retrieved 2007-08-24. 
  4. ^ "Interview with Miranda Cosgrove". Star Scoop Magazine. December 2006. Retrieved 2007-09-21. 
  5. ^ Wild Stallion - Movie Reviews, Trailers, Pictures - Rotten Tomatoes
  6. ^ The Wild Stallion (2006)

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