Gerald William Trainor is an American actor, comedian, and musician. He is known for playing Spencer Shay in the teen sitcom iCarly, for which he won three Kids' Choice Awards; he reprises the role of Spencer on the reboot series of the same name. He also appeared in Drake & Josh as "Crazy" Steve and T.U.F.F. Puppy as Dudley Puppy, for which he received a nomination for a Daytime Emmy Award. Since 2004, Trainor has worked primarily on the Nickelodeon network. Outside of this, he has had recurring and guest roles on young adult-oriented shows on the Disney Channel and Netflix as well as in more mature shows like Crossing Jordan and 2 Broke Girls.