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Miranda Cosgrove

Miranda Taylor Cosgrove was born May 14, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, to Christina (Casey) and Tom Cosgrove, who owns a dry-cleaning business. She was discovered at a young age singing and dancing around a table in a restaurant, where an agent saw her talent and quickly signed her. Miranda's career started with commercials for Burger King, ... See full bio »

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Despicable Me 2
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 2016 Crowded (TV Series)
Shea Moore
- Come Back (2016) ... Shea Moore
- In Hiding (2016) ... Shea Moore
- Daughter (2016) ... Shea Moore
- Better Man (2016) ... Shea Moore
- Unemployable (2016) ... Shea Moore
 2015 A Mouse Tale
Samantha (voice)
 2013 Training Wheels (Video short)
Margo (voice)
 2013 Pharrell Williams: Happy (Video short)
Dancer (uncredited)
 2013 Despicable Me 2
Margo (voice)
 2012 Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem 3D (Video short)
Margo (voice)
 2011 Our Deal (Short)
Night Creeper
 2010 Despicable Me: Minion Madness (Video short)
Margo (voice)
 2010 Home Makeover (Short)
Margo (voice)
 2010 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Sloan Burchfield
 2010 Despicable Me
Margo (voice)
 2008 iCarly: iGo to Japan (TV Movie)
Carly Shay
 2007 iCarly Webisodes (TV Mini-Series)
Carly Shay
 2007 Unfabulous (TV Series)
- The Talent Show (2007) ... Cosmina
 2007 Zoey 101 (TV Series)
Paige Howard
- Paige at PCA (2007) ... Paige Howard
 2007 Miranda Cosgrove: Leave It All to Me (Video short)
Miranda Cosgrove
 2006 The Blue Elephant
Kon Suay
 2006 Keeping Up with the Steins
Karen Sussman
 2005 Lilo & Stitch: The Series (TV Series)
Girl / Sarah
- Shush: Experiment #234 (2005) ... Girl (voice)
- Morpholomew: Experiment #316 (2005) ... Sarah (voice)
 2004 Grounded for Life (TV Series)
 2001 Smallville (TV Series)
Lana Lang - Age 5
- Pilot (2001) ... Lana Lang - Age 5 (voice, uncredited)
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Music video Best Coast: "Our deal" See more »

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2 Interviews | 5 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 6" (1.68 m)

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I've had journals ever since I was really little. Sometimes I write poems and stuff, but for the most part I write down what happens to me during the day that I don't want to forget. So I have books filled with little things like that. See more »


Was named the highest-paid child actress by Guinness World Records in 2011. See more »

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