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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 -- Ambien Tougher to Kick Than Booze (AUDIO)

John Stamos
Ambien Tougher to Kick Than Booze

The hardest part of rehab for John Stamos was kicking his Ambien habit, and he admits he was going off the rails because of his mother's death. Stamos was on with Howard Stern Monday… READ MORE >

John Stamos -- Check Out My Man Ass! (PHOTO)

John Stamos
Check Out My Man Ass!

John Stamos pulled a Kim Kardashian and flashed his bare ass in a photo spread for Paper magazine. Everywhere you look ... there's his ass.  READ MORE >

- 149 days ago
John Stamos -- Cops Plea in DUI Case

John Stamos
Cops Plea in DUI Case

John Stamos just pled no contest in his DUI case ... TMZ has learned. Stamos was arrested in June after Bev Hills cops saw him driving erratically. He was in such bad shape he was taken to… READ MORE >

- 162 days ago
John Stamos -- Charged with DUI

John Stamos
Charged with DUI

John Stamos is now officially charged with DUI ... TMZ has learned. The L.A. County District Attorney charged Stamos with one count of DUI for his June 12 arrest in Beverly Hills. The charging… READ MORE >

- 203 days ago
John Stamos -- Nobody Uses GHB Anymore ... Says Huge Bodybuilder (VIDEO)

John Stamos
Nobody Uses GHB Anymore Says Huge Bodybuilder

John Stamos should be using natural supplements instead of GHB for his fitness regimen ... so says one of the biggest lifters in the game.  READ MORE >

- 207 days ago
John Stamos -- D.A. to Charge Actor with DUI ... Under the Influence of GHB

John Stamos
D.A. to Charge Actor with DUI Under the Influence of GHB

John Stamos will be charged with driving under the influence of GHB, the so-called date rape drug, TMZ has learned, but sources close to the actor say he was using the drug as a fitness… READ MORE >

- 210 days ago
John Stamos -- I'm Back With the Beach Boys!

John Stamos
I'm Back With the Beach Boys!

John Stamos reunited with the Beach Boys and brought the house down. Stamos -- who has been a regular at shows in the past -- performed at the L.A. County fair for the first time since his post… READ MORE >

- 220 days ago
John Stamos -- Slays 'Fuller House' Taping ... with DUI Joke

John Stamos
Slays 'Fuller House' Shoot ... with DUI Joke

John Stamos returned to work with a vengeance to kick off "Fuller House" ... and even cracked a joke about his DUI arrest. Audience members went crazy as Stamos stepped out on set as Uncle Jesse… READ MORE >

- 281 days ago
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 >

- 285 days ago
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 >

- 299 days ago

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