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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 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 >

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 >

- 59 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 >

- 209 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 >

- 875 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 >

- 888 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 >

- 889 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 >

- 960 days ago
John Stamos -- I'm REUNITING with the Beach Boys!!!

John Stamos
REUNITING with the Beach Boys!

John Stamos wasn't even born when the Beach Boys first got together ... but the actor tells TMZ ... he's been invited to play with the band on their upcoming 50th Anniversary Reunion tour. Seems… READ MORE >

- 980 days ago
Rebecca Romijn -- Look at Me Now, Stamos

Rebecca Romijn
Look at Me Now, Stamos

Rebecca Romijn's killer bikini body proves even the God-gifted, perfectly sculpted John Stamos' life can take a wrong turn every now and then. We feel your pain, John.Check out TMZ on TV -- click… READ MORE >

- 1045 days ago
Rob Lowe vs. John Stamos: Who'd You Rather?

Rob Lowe vs. John Stamos
Who'd You Rather?

Ageless TV hunks Rob Lowe, 47, and John Stamos, 48, seem to get better and better looking with each passing day.Question is ... More Who'd You Rather? Martha Stewart vs. Sigourney Weaver Amanda… READ MORE >

- 1072 days ago

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