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Miranda Cosgrove

Cosgrove during a Borders magazine signing, in February 2011.
Personal information
Birth nameMiranda Taylor Cosgrove
OriginLos Angeles, California, U.S.
GenresPop rock, teen pop
OccupationActress, singer-songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active2001 present (actress)
2007 present (singer)

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Miranda Taylor Cosgrove (born May 14, 1993) is an American actress and singer-songwriter. Her career began at the age of three, where she participated in television commercials. Cosgrove's film debut was in 2003, as Summer Hathaway in School of Rock. After years of small television appearances, Cosgrove came to prominence through the Nickelodeon show Drake & Josh and later as the main character in iCarly. As of May 2010, Cosgrove earned US$180,000 per episode of iCarly, making her the second highest paid child star on television. She has been listed in the 2012 Guinness Book Of World Records as the Highest Paid Child Actress for iCarly.

Following the success of iCarly, a soundtrack album was released in June 2008, in which she performed four songs. Cosgrove's debut album Sparks Fly was released on April 27, 2010.

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