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John Stamos

John Phillip Stamos ( /ˈsteɪmoʊs/ STAY-mohs; born August 19, 1963) is an American actor, singer and musician best known for his work in television, especially in his starring role as Jesse Katsopolis on the ABC sitcom Full House. Since the ending of that show in 1995, Stamos has appeared in numerous television films and series. From 2006 to 2009, Stamos had a starring role on the NBC medical drama ER as Dr. Tony Gates. In September 2009, he began playing the role of Albert in the Broadway revival of Bye Bye Birdie. In September 2010 Stamos began a multi-episode arc as Dr. Carl Howell on the second season of the Fox series Glee. Stamos was born in Cypress, California. He attended John F. Kennedy High School and Wentworth Institute of Technology. He is the oldest child and only son of Loretta (née Phillips), a former swimsuit model who was raised in England, and Bill Stamos, a restaurateur who was of Greek descent. Stamos has two younger sisters, Jannen and Alaina, who are both teachers. His family's last name was originally Stamatopoulos (Greek: Σταματόπουλος) but his paternal grandparents shortened the name to Stamos after they moved to the United States from Greece. ('-poulos' is

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John Stamos -- 'Full House' Reboot Was My Idea! (VIDEO)

John Stamos
'Full House' Reboot Was My Idea!

The "Full House" reboot is THIIIIIIIS close to being a done deal, so says John Stamos ... who spearheaded the whole thing. A chatty Uncle Jesse was making his way… READ MORE >

John Stamos and Bob Saget -- Full House, Full Stomachs (VIDEO)

John Stamos and Bob Saget
Full House, Full Stomachs

// John Stamos and Bob Saget enjoyed a fine meal on the town Wednesday night, and we didn't know at the time ... but they were celebrating the return of "Full House." That's right ... word came… READ MORE >

- 19 days ago
John Stamos -- Pulls Off 'Full House' Sneak Attack (TMZ TV)

John Stamos
Pulls 'Full House' Sneak Attack [TMZ TV]

// John Stamos returned to the “Full House” house in San Francisco ... and posed for a pic with a bunch of fans! Awesome, right? Not really ... since the fans were totally… READ MORE >

- 43 days ago
John Stamos and Vanessa Hudgens -- When Hotties Collide

Stamos and Hudgens
When Hotties Collide

John Stamos showed restraint Friday in West Hollywood ... after running into one of the hottest girls in Hollywood outside of a gym -- as far as we know he didn't bang her. Vanessa Hudgens and… READ MORE >

- 255 days ago
John Stamos -- The Beach Boys NEVER Play Their Charles Manson Song

John Stamos
The Beach Boys NEVER Play Their Charles Manson Song

If you're a fan of The Beach Boys song "Never Learn Not to Love," don't plan on ever hearing it live ... because John Stamos says the band never performs it ... because Charles Manson wrote it.… READ MORE >

- 274 days ago
David Lee Roth -- Performs 'California Girls' With Beach Boys Singer

David Lee Roth
Performs 'California Girls' With Beach Boys Singer

David Lee Roth and Mike Love may not be surrounded by California girls anymore ... but that didn't stop them from getting together to sing about how much they still love 'em.DLR and Love hit the… READ MORE >

- 423 days ago
John Stamos -- 'Office' Pulled Gay Joke to Spare My Feelings

John Stamos
'Office' Pulled Gay Joke to Spare My Feelings

"Office" producers pulled a John Stamos gay joke from a recent promo because they were afraid ... afraid of John Stamos -- this according to John Stamos.Stamos was out in L.A. yesterday -- and he… READ MORE >

- 1089 days ago
John Stamos -- I Loved 'The Office' Gay Joke About Me!

John Stamos
I Loved 'The Office' Gay Joke About Me!

John Stamos had nothing to do with NBC editing out a gay joke using his name in a promo for "The Office" -- in fact, Stamos says he's ready to take a steam with Ed Helms any time he wants!As TMZ… READ MORE >

- 1103 days ago
'The Office' Cuts John Stamos Gay Joke from Promo

'The Office'
Cuts John Stamos Gay Joke From Promo

John Stamos takes steam room showers with gay men -- at least that's the joke that's been running in a recent promo for "The Office" ... a joke that has since been awkwardly edited out.The… READ MORE >

- 1104 days ago
John Stamos -- I'll Admit It ... I Have a Belly Button Deformity

John Stamos
I'll Admit It ... I Have a Deformity

Brace yourself ... John Stamos isn't perfect after all! He has one freaky deformity under his tailored suit, and isn't afraid to admit it. But even so -- you know you still wanna be him ... or do… READ MORE >

- 1175 days ago

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