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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 -- Out of Rehab ... I'm Into Punch Now (PHOTO)

John Stamos
Out of Rehab I'm Only Into Punch Now

John Stamos is still a fighter after completing a sting in rehab for substance abuse. John spent 30-days in a live-in facility after his DUI arrest in Bev Hills last month. As we reported, we were… READ MORE >

John Stamos -- Substance Abuse Issue Built Over Time

John Stamos
Substance Abuse Issues Built Over Time

John Stamos has been in rehab for more than 2 weeks now ... TMZ has learned. Stamos checked into a residential treatment facility on June 24, according to our sources. That was 12 days after his… READ MORE >

- 18 days ago
John Stamos -- Checks Into Rehab

John Stamos
Checks Into Rehab

John Stamos is in rehab ... five weeks after he was arrested for DUI. The 51-year-old actor is in a residential program for substance abuse. TMZ broke the story ... Stamos got busted in Beverly… READ MORE >

- 18 days ago
John Stamos -- Busted for DUI (VIDEO UPDATE)

John Stamos
Busted for DUI

11:30 AM PST: Stamos tweeted: "Thanks to everyone for their love & support. I'm home and well. Very appreciative of the BHPD & Cedars for their care." … READ MORE >

- 46 days ago
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 >

- 109 days ago
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 >

- 118 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 >

- 141 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 >

- 354 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 >

- 372 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 >

- 522 days ago

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