|Jerry Trainor Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2¼ in|
|Date of Birth||January 21, 1977|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
Jerry Trainor is an American actor, comedian, voiceover artist, director, producer, and musician who is best known for playing the role of Spencer Shay in iCarly, the Nickelodeon sitcom that won him several awards and nominations. Additionally, he has also accrued an impressive fan base on social media and enjoys more than 2 million followers on Twitter and more than a million followers on Instagram.
Gerald William Trainor
San Diego, California, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Jerry Trainor took improv lessons at the Groundlings school located in Los Angeles, California. Apart from that, he also attended the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Actor, Comedian, Musician, Voiceover Artist, Director, Producer
- Father – Bill Trainor
- Mother – Madelyn (née McNenly) Trainor
- Siblings – Liz Trainor (Sister)
Jerry Trainor is represented by –
- Innovative Artists, Talent Agency, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, United States
- The Burstein Company, Talent Agency, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California, United States
6 ft 2¼ in or 188.5 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jerry Trainor has dated –
- Hannah Stewart – Rumor
- Jessica Makinson (2008)
Race / Ethnicity
- Arched eyebrows
- Tall stature
Jerry Trainor Favorite Things
- TV Brothers – Stark brothers from Game of Thrones
- iCarly Episode – “iGet Pranky”
Source – Entertainment Weekly
Jerry Trainor Facts
- During his school years, he participated in many plays including Pajama Game, The Matchmaker, Guys and Dolls, Up the Down Staircase, and Sugar.
- He enjoys spending time with his family members.
- His parents have always been supportive of his choices and Jerry Trainor once said that they were like “Whatever you want to do, whatever you’re good at, do it to the best of your ability and we’re going to support you.”
- He made his theatrical film debut as Lanky Kid in the science fiction psychological thriller film, Donnie Darko, in 2001.
- Between 2007 and 2012, Jerry Trainor brought to life the character of Spencer Shay, Carly’s older brother and legal guardian, in the teen comedy-drama TV show, iCarly, in which he starred alongside the likes of Miranda Cosgrove, Jennette McCurdy, Nathan Kress, and Noah Munck.
- For his role on iCarly, he won the 2010 Australian Kids’ Choice Awards in the “Big Kid Award” category as well as the “LOL Award” (shared with ensemble) category and also won the 2011 UK Kids’ Choice Award in the “Nick UK’s Funniest Person” category.
- He provided vocals to the character of Dudley Puppy in the action animated comedy television series, T.U.F.F. Puppy, from 2010 to 2015 and for this role, he was nominated for the 2013 Daytime Emmy Award in the “Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program” category.
- Jerry Trainor had a rescue dog named Shoe who passed away in June 2018.
- He enjoys collecting vinyl and comic books.
- He has also appeared on shows like Wendell & Vinnie, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Conan, Henry Danger, and No Good Nick.
- In June 2021, Jerry was trending on Twitter for his age. Many people were surprised to find that he was 44 at that time while they were assuming him to be 25 or something. Actually, someone had matched with him on the dating app Bumble and shared the same on Twitter after which people started noticing his age.
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