Gerald William Trainor
Actor, voice actor, comedian, director
Madelyn Trainor, Bill Trainor
University of San Diego High School, University of California, Santa Barbara
Movies and TV shows
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Gerald William "Jerry" Trainor (born January 21, 1977) is an American actor, comedian and musician. He is known for his roles in the Nickelodeon shows Drake & Josh ("Crazy" Steve), T.U.F.F. Puppy (as Dudley Puppy) and iCarly (as Spencer Shay).
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- Life and career
Icarly victorious chat with jerry trainor and ariana grande
Life and career
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 drama Donnie Darko and the cheerleader comedy Bring It On Again. He appeared on the web series Hungry Girl. He is known for his work on the Nickelodeon television network. He had a recurring role on Drake & Josh as "Crazy" Steve, a movie theater worker from 2004 to 2007. He starred in 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 in the animated series T.U.F.F. Puppy as the voice of the title character Dudley Puppy. He also 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 show Wendell & Vinnie as Vinnie, the uncle and guardian to Buddy Handleson's character Wendell.
Trainor was involved in a World of Warcraft video series titled Project Lore, playing the Draenei Shaman, Goggins. He was replaced by Jeff Cannata after leaving the series in February, 2009. In 2015, Trainor played Commander Michael Sullivan for both seasons of the Halo in-universe podcast, Hunt the Truth.
In October 2015, Trainor formed the band Nice Enough People with guitarist/vocalist Mike O'Gorman, drummer Andrew Zuber, and guitarist Allison Scagliotti, who also happened to be a co-star of Trainor's in Drake & Josh as the character Mindy Crenshaw. Trainor plays bass for the group. The group released their first EP, Hanover Hideaway, on June 22nd, 2016.