Stamos, circa 1990
|Born||John Phillip Stamos|
August 19, 1963
|Spouse(s)||Rebecca Romijn (1997-2005) (divorced)|
John Phillip Stamos (IPA: /ˈsteɪmoʊs/ born August 19, 1963) is an Emmy Award-winning American television/stage actor. Events 43 BC - Octavian, later known as Augustus compels the Roman Senate to elect him Consul. Year 1963 ( MCMLXIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Cypress is a city located in southern California near the northern border of Orange County. California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. Rebecca Alie Romijn (born November 6 1972 is an American film and television Actress and former Fashion model. Events 43 BC - Octavian, later known as Augustus compels the Roman Senate to elect him Consul. Year 1963 ( MCMLXIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works He is known for his role as Jesse Katsopolis on the ABC comedy series Full House; he can now be seen as Tony Gates on the NBC drama series ER. Hermes "Jesse" Cochran/Katsopolis is a Fictional character on the sitcom Full House, portrayed by John Stamos. Full House is an American Television sitcom that originally ran from September 22 1987 to May 23 1995 on ABC. Anthony Tony Gates is a fictional character on the television series ER. ER is an Emmy Award -winning American Medical drama series created by Novelist Michael Crichton and airing on
Stamos was born in Cypress, California, the son of Loretta (née Phillips) and Bill Stamos, a fast food restaurateur. Cypress is a city located in southern California near the northern border of Orange County.  Stamos has two younger sisters, Alaina and Janeen who both work as school teachers. He began learning drums at the age of four. When he was 13 he started a rock band with a couple of his friends and named the band Destiny. The band was able to get paying gigs at parties and local amusement parks. Prior to that, Stamos had enjoyed putting on puppet and magic shows, and making movies with the family movie camera as a child. After a high school field trip to a taping of Happy Days, he decided to focus on a career in show business. Happy Days is an American Television sitcom that originally aired from 1974 to 1984 on ABC. 
Stamos began his acting career with a role on the television show General Hospital as Blackie Parrish. Television ( TV) is a widely used Telecommunication medium for sending ( Broadcasting) and receiving moving Images, either monochromatic General Hospital (commonly abbreviated GH) is an American Soap opera broadcast on the ABC television network during the Then General Hospital casting director Gary Price noted that Stamos did not read for any particular parts. Gary Price (born 1965) is an American Librarian, best known for founding ResourceShelf His stint on General Hospital got him noticed with daytime viewers, but by 1984 Stamos decided to move on when he auditioned for, and got the lead role, in a short-lived CBS sitcom called Dreams, in which he played an aspiring rock musician. Year 1984 ( MCMLXXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar) CBS Broadcasting Inc ( CBS) is an American radio and Television network.
Stamos kept up television guest appearances until he landed a starring role opposite Jack Klugman in the NBC sitcom You Again?, in which he played Klugman's 17 year-old-son who had come back to live with him after many years. Jacob Joachim "Jack" Klugman (born April 27 1922 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania) is an American television and film actor known primarily for his roles in Sitcoms The National Broadcasting Company ( NBC) is an American Television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York City's This is about the television series For the song see You Again. This series lasted exactly one year, and upon its cancellation, Stamos was approached by producer Jeff Franklin about a new comedy pilot for ABC, which eventually became Full House. Jeff Franklin is an American television producer He achieved most of his success in the 1980's and 90's with family-oriented sitcoms like Full House, Hangin' The American Broadcasting Company ( ABC) is an American Television network. Full House is an American Television sitcom that originally ran from September 22 1987 to May 23 1995 on ABC.
Stamos signed on originally as Adam Cochran, but he then changed the first name to Jesse before taping the premiere. Full House gradually became a hit, and the show solidified Stamos' career. During the second season he then changed his character's last name to Katsopolis to highlight his Greek heritage, according to Jeff Franklin.
After the eighth season of Full House, ABC decided to drop the show from their lineup. The American Broadcasting Company ( ABC) is an American Television network. The ninth season was picked up by the WB Network, and consequently, Stamos announced his departure from the show. Concerned over the loss of such a major character, the Full House producers opted not to continue the series.
Since the show's cancellation, Stamos has appeared in numerous made-for-television films, stage productions, television series and commercials. Anthony Tony Gates is a fictional character on the television series ER. ER is an Emmy Award -winning American Medical drama series created by Novelist Michael Crichton and airing on He had starring roles in the television series Thieves (2001), and Jake in Progress (2005). Jake in Progress was an American comedy series broadcast on ABC. Both shows ran for several episodes before cancellation. In 2003, Stamos guest-starred in Friends. Friends was an He appeared in the episode The One with the Donor, playing Zach, a friend that Chandler brings home to use as a potential sperm donor. The following is a list of episodes of the Emmy Award -winning United States Situation comedy Friends.
In the controversial A&E television movie Wedding Wars (2006), he starred as Shel, a gay wedding planner. Wedding Wars is a 2006 LGBT Romantic comedy film about Gay marriage, but also family and politics He stated that his performance reflected his personal support of same-sex marriages.  He has made several voice acting appearances such as in the MTV animated series Clone High in the episode, Changes: The Big Prom: The Sex Romp: The Season Finale, where he played himself, and as the What's Global Warming Penguin in Bob Saget's parody film Farce of the Penguins. MTV ( Music Television) is an American Cable television network based in New York City. An animated cartoon is a short hand-drawn (or made with computers to look similar to something hand-drawn Film for the cinema, Television or computer Clone High (occasionally referred to in the US as Clone High U Changes The Big Prom The Sex Romp The Season Finale (also known as ‘Changes You Got a Prom Wit Dat?’ is the final episode of Clone High. Robert "Bob" Lane Saget (born May 17 1956) is an American Stand-up comedian, Television host, actor and Filmmaker A parody (ˈpɛɹədiː US, [ˈpaɹədiː] UK) in contemporary usage is a work created to mock comment on or poke fun at an original work its subject Farce of the Penguins is a 2007 direct-to-DVD Parody film of the 2005 documentary March of the Penguins
In 2006, he joined the cast of ER as paramedic-turned-intern Tony Gates. ER is an Emmy Award -winning American Medical drama series created by Novelist Michael Crichton and airing on Anthony Tony Gates is a fictional character on the television series ER.
In February 2008 Stamos appeared in the television adaptation of A Raisin in the Sun. A Raisin in the Sun is a 2008 Television movie directed by Kenny Leon.
Stamos also has an active music career, having occasionally toured as a drummer and backing vocalist with The Beach Boys, and having appeared on Broadway as the Emcee in Cabaret, and also in Nine and How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying. The Beach Boys is an American rock band Formed in 1961 the group gained popularity for its close vocal harmonies and lyrics reflecting a California Youth culture Broadway theater, commonly called simply Broadway, refers to theatrical performances presented in one of the 39 large professional theaters with 500 seats or more located Cabaret is a musical with a book by Joe Masteroff, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and music by John Kander. Nine is a musical with a book by Arthur Kopit and music and lyrics by Maury Yeston. How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying is a musical with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Abe Burrows, Jack He is known for singing the lead vocal in the Beach Boys song Forever on the 1992 album Summer in Paradise. Year 1992 ( MCMXCII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar) Summer in Paradise is The Beach Boys ' twenty-fourth studio Album and their first release of the 1990s He played in the band The Signals.
The actor has had several notable girlfriends. During his appearance on General Hospital, he dated actress Demi Moore. Demi Moore (born Demetria Gene Guynes on November 11 1962 is an American Actress. Following this, he dated actress Lori Loughlin, who would later become his television wife on Full House. Lori Loughlin (born July 28, 1964) is an American television actress best known for her role as Rebecca Donaldson-Katsopolis on the  Stamos then dated singer and choreographer Paula Abdul before citing the media's interference as the reason for their separation. Paula Julie Abdul ( "AB-dool" born June 19, 1962) is a Grammy Award -winning American pop Singer
In 1994, he met Rebecca Romijn at a Victoria's Secret fashion show, where she was modeling. Rebecca Alie Romijn (born November 6 1972 is an American film and television Actress and former Fashion model. For the Sonata Arctica single see Victoria's Secret (song Victoria's Secret is an American retailer of women's wear Lingerie and beauty Two months later, the pair began dating.  On September 19, 1998, the couple married. Events 335 - Dalmatius is raised to the rank of Caesar by his uncle Constantine I. Year 1998 ( MCMXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar) They were officially divorced on March 1, 2005. Events 86 BC - Lucius Cornelius Sulla, at the head of a Roman Republic army enters in Athens, removing the Tyrant Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
Stamos is good friends with South Park co-creator Matt Stone. South Park is an animated American television comedy series created and written by Trey Parker and Matt Stone for Comedy Central Matthew Richard "Matt" Stone (born May 26, 1971) is an Academy Award - nominated Emmy Award - winning American Animator 
In 2007, Stamos arrived in Australia for a promotional tour. He appeared on a sketch on The Nation and an interview on Mornings with Kerri-Anne during which his behavior was erratic. The Nation was a Australian satirical Sketch comedy and discussion series covering the week's events across political and social spectrums Mornings with Kerri-Anne is a Nine Network Australian morning television program hosted by Kerri-Anne Kennerley. A spokesperson for the network initially told reporters that it was due to jet-lag, however Stamos later states that it was in fact due to Ambien, a prescription sleeping medication. Zolpidem is a prescription medication used for the short-term treatment of Insomnia, as well as some brain disorders 
|1986||Never Too Young to Die||Lance Stargrove|
|1991||Born to Ride||Cpl. Events April 12 - Actor Morgan Mason marries The Go-Go's Belinda Carlisle Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger marries The year 1991 in film involved some significant events Events April 28 - Bonnie Grady Westfall|
|2001||My Best Friend's Wife||Steve Richards|
|2002||Femme Fatale||Cheesy Agent||Cameo Appearance|
|2003||Party Monster||Talk Show Host|
|2004||I Am Stamos||Himself||Short film|
|2007||Farce of the Penguins||What's Global Warming Penguin||Voice Role|
|1982–1984||General Hospital||Blackie Parrish|
|1985||Alice in Wonderland||Messenger||CBS TV-Movie|
|1986||You Again?||Matt Willows|
|1987–1995||Full House||Jesse Katsopolis|
|1989||The New Mickey Mouse Club||Episode: Guest Day|
|1990||Daughter of the Streets||Joey||ABC TV-Movie|
|1991||Captive||Robert Knott||ABC TV-Movie|
|1992||Hangin' with Mr. Cooper||Jesse Katsopolis||Episode: Hangin' with Michelle|
|1993||The Disappearance of Christina||Joe Seldon||TV-Movie|
|Tales from the Crypt||Johnny||Episode: Till Death Do We Part|
|1994||Fatal Vows: The Alexandra O'Hara Story||Nick Pagan||TV-Movie|
|1997||Tracey Takes On...||Rob Trasca||Episode: Movies|
|A Match Made in Heaven||Tom Rosner||TV-Movie|
|1998||The Marriage Fool||Robert Walsh||TV-Movie|
|1999||Sealed with a Kiss||Bennett Blake||TV-Movie|
|2000||Fortunate Son||Unsold TV-Pilot|
|The Beach Boys: An American Family||Drummer||Uncredited Role/Executive Prodcuer|
|How to Marry a Billionaire: A Christmas Tale||Tom Nathan||FOX TV-Movie|
|2003||Friends||Zach||Episode: The One With the Donor|
|The Reagans||John Sears||CBS TV-Movie|
|2006||Wedding Wars||Shel Grandy||A&E Network TV-Movie|
|2005||The Andy Milonakis Show||Himself||Episode: 1.3|
|2005–2006||Jake in Progress||Jake Phillips|
|2005–present||ER||Dr. Tony Gates|
|2008||A Raisin in the Sun||Karl Lindner||ABC TV-Movie|