Jake Farrow

Jake Farrow
Occupation Screenwriter, actor
Years active 2000–present

Jacob "Jake" Farrow is an American television writer and actor. He worked as a writer and producer for a number of Dan Schneider-created series, including iCarly, Victorious, Sam & Cat, Henry Danger, and Game Shakers. As an actor, Farrow is known for the role of Gavin Mitchell on the Nickelodeon television series Drake & Josh, and for voicing Rex Powers a puppet/dummy character on the Nickelodeon television series Victorious.[1]



From 2004 to 2007, Farrow played the recurring character of Gavin, a strange employee at "The Premiere", in the Nickelodeon series Drake & Josh. Gavin usually played a small part in the episodes of the show, being given relatively humorous lines and embarrassing Drake and Josh. He also appeared in "Merry Christmas, Drake and Josh!" Farrow reprised the role of Gavin for the iCarly episode "iStart A Fan War".


Since 2004, Farrow has worked closely with Drake & Josh creator Dan Schneider, and served as a writer for an episode of Drake and Josh. Prior to this, Farrow also wrote the story for an episode of the sitcom What I Like About You (which Schneider co-created with former Friends writer Wil Calhoun) entitled "The Party" from the show's first season.

After Drake and Josh, Farrow worked as a writer and producer on two other Nickelodeon series created by Schneider, iCarly,[2] and Victorious. On Victorious he also voiced the puppet character Rex Powers.[1] Farrow then worked as a writer and producer for the Nickelodeon series Henry Danger, where he has also appeared in two episodes as the voice of Invisible Brad. Farrow has produced and co-written several episodes of the Nickelodeon series Game Shakers.

Farrow was a credited writer for the Emmy Award-winning television series Arrested Development.[3]


As an actor

Year Title Role Notes
2004–2007 Drake & Josh Gavin 7 episodes
2008, 2010
iCarly Comedy Writer / Gavin
Rex (voice)
Episodes: "iCarly Saves TV", "iStart a Fan War"
Crossover: "iParty with Victorious"
2010–2013 Victorious Rex (voice) Recurring role; uncredited
2015 Game Shakers Rex (voice) Cameo; episode: "Tiny Pickles"
2015–2016 Henry Danger Brad (voice) Episodes: "Invisible Brad", "Grave Danger"

As a writer


  1. 1 2 Stacey Grant (May 5, 2016). "Did You Know This Drake & Josh Star Voiced Rex The Puppet On Victorious?". MTV News. Retrieved 2016-08-12.
  2. Laura Fries (June 12, 2008). "Review: 'iCarly Saves TV'". Variety. Retrieved 2016-08-12.
  3. "101 Best Written TV Series – 16 Arrested Development". Writers Guild of America, West. Retrieved 2016-08-12.

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