Whether you grew up watching Drake & Josh and iCarly or you’ve recently become a fan of Miranda Cosgrove, simply continue reading to discover a handy guide which is full of fun facts about Miranda’s career.
Her first major role was in the School of Rock with Jack Black:
Miranda’s first major role was in 2003’s hit film School of Rock, in which Miranda played the role of Summer Hathaway. One of the kids who started a rock band with the aid of their teacher, who was played by comedian and musician Jack Black.
She became a teen star as a result of appearing in Nickelodeon shows:
Miranda first starred as the younger sisters of Drake and Josh in the show Drake & Josh which debuted in 2004. When the show ended in 2007, the producers of the popular Nickelodeon show decided to give Miranda her own show which was titled iCarly. iCarly told the story of a teen girl named Carly and her two best friends who film a live teen show after school, from her apartment. Where she lives with her older brother Spencer who is Carly’s legal guardian.
Miranda Cosgrove 2006:
Is 2006 Miranda appeared in the film Keeping Up with the Steins which also featured Daryl Sabra from Spy Kids fame, Jeremy Piven from Entourage and 80s star Darryl Hannah.
She got slimed at the 2022 Kids’ Choice Awards:
During her appearance at the 2022 Kids’ Choice Awards, Miranda was slimed with her co-host sports star Rob Gronkowski. After the two were covered in slime, they had a hilarious slime fight with each other.
She is a part of the Despicable Me franchise:
In 2010, Miranda voiced one of the main characters Margo, Gru’s daughter in the animated comedy Despicable Me. Which centered around an ex villain who ends up adopting 3 little girls. The eldest of which is Margo. Despicable Me was a wild success and has spawned four sequels with a fifth sequel due to debut in 2024.
An iCarly sequel was released in 2021:
An iCarly sequel which featured a grown up Carly and friends debuted in 2021 and has gone on to film a second series. It is Nickelodeon’s first foray into filming a show that features mainly adult characters.
Miranda Cosgrove interview:
In a recent interview Miranda talks about how filming iCarly as an adult feels different and the same as filming iCarly as a teen. One part of Carly’s character which Miranda admits is the same is that Carly has retained this positivity and naivety that she had as a teen and that Carly is still as unsuccessful on her dates in her 20s as she was as a teen.
So regardless of how long that you’ve been a fan of Miranda Cosgrove as an actress, hopefully you’ve discovered a few fun facts about her Hollywood career. A career which is spanned well over a decade, even though Miranda is still in her 20s.