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Born November 18, 1992 (1992-11-18) (age 16)
Glendale, California, U.S.
Years active 1998 — present
Nathan Kress (born November 18, 1992) is an American film and television actor. Acting since he was 5 years old, he is best known for his role as Freddie Benson on the Nickelodeon cable television series, iCarly, alongside co-stars Miranda Cosgrove and Jennette McCurdy.
Kress, one of three brothers, exhibited exceptional memorization skills at the age of three, learning dialogue from television and performing it back to his family.
Despite a busy acting career, Kress enjoys football, tennis, airsoft, movies (especially The Lord of the Rings film trilogy), and music. He is also something of a technology buff, like his iCarly character, who acts at the technical producer of the show within the show.
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4 Television and film roles
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Kress began acting and modeling when he was three. He worked a few years, then took a long break. His interest in acting was piqued again when he played the Emperor in "The Emperor's New Clothes" in his fifth grade school play. He began auditioning and landed roles in Without a Trace, Standoff, The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, Notes from the Underbelly, and a number of commercials. It was his work on Drake and Josh that led to his current role as Freddie Benson on Nickelodeon's iCarly.
Gym Teacher: The Movie
In 2008, Kress acted in the Nickelodeon telefilm, Gym Teacher: The Movie, which also starred Christopher Meloni and Amy Sedaris.
On iCarly, Kress plays Freddie Benson, iCarly's technical producer, which stars the character's two best friends, Carly and Sam.The character has a crush on character Carly Shay (played by series star Miranda Cosgrove), and a feuding, sarcastic relationship with Carly's best friend and web-show co-star, Sam Puckett (played by Jennette McCurdy).
The show, Nickelodeon's most-watched show aimed at tweens, catapulted Kress to national fame among adolescents.Kress' performance on the show has been characterized by one reviewer as "sweetly nerdy".
Television and film roles;
Babe: Pig in the City - Easy
iCarly- Freddie Benson (iCarly Character)
Gym Teacher: The Movie - Roland Waffle
iCarly: iGo to Japan - Freddie Benson
Drake and Josh - Toplin
Without A Trace - young Barry Rosen
Standoff - Young Matt
House M.D. - Scott
Notes from the Underbelly - Young Andrew
Shuriken School - Eizan Kaburagi
Jimmy Kimmel Live! - Sketch characters
Pickled - Younger brother
Chicken Little - Additional Voice --voice over
Bag - Albert
Magnus Inc. - Jacob
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2009--himself