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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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Charlie Sheen: John Stamos is a Tragic Joke

Charlie Sheen:
John Stamos is a Tragic Joke

Charlie Sheen thinks the rumor about John Stamos replacing him on "Two and a Half Men" is a "tragic joke."Charlie tells TMZ, "If they do that then they deserve their failures and the follies."But… READ MORE >

John Stamos -- Wannabe Beach Boy

John Stamos
Wannabe Beach Boy

John Stamos is no stranger to playing with the Beach Boys and once again jumped on stage with some former members, who now perform as Papa Doo Run Run, at Disneyland on Wednesday.The ageless… READ MORE >

- 1290 days ago
Stamos: Extortion Case Was 'Celebrity Bashing Circus'

Stamos:
Extortion Case Was 'Celebrity Bashing Circus'

John Stamos fired off a scathing letter to the judge who sentenced a couple for extorting him -- saying "lying and inventing stories" was their only strategy in court.TMZ obtained a copy of the… READ MORE >

- 1374 days ago
Matt Morrison vs. John Stamos: Who'd You Rather?

Matt Morrison vs. John Stamos
Who'd You Rather?

"Glee" stars Matthew Morrison, 31, and John Stamos, 47, got chummy at the same event in L.A. this week.Question is ... READ MORE >

- 1403 days ago
John Stamos' Extortionists -- Guilty as Charged

John Stamos' Extortionists
Guilty as Charged

The Michigan couple accused of trying to extort $680,000 from John Stamos -- claiming they had photos of the actor with strippers and cocaine -- was found guilty today ... and now face 5 years in… READ MORE >

- 1459 days ago
Uncle Jesse!

Uncle Jesse!

It's 46-year-old former "Full House" star John Stamos.He's a Greek god. READ MORE >

- 1513 days ago
John Stamos -- Disneyland Hotel Peep Show

John Stamos
Disneyland Hotel Peep Show

John Stamos is so hot that Disneyland had to evacuate people from his hotel ... in the nude.At around 8:40 AM this morning, guests at the Grand Californian Hotel at Disneyland (including Stamos)… READ MORE >

- 1516 days ago
Stamos' Alleged Extortionist Is Not Smart

Stamos' Alleged Extortionist
Is Not Smart

Here's one of John Stamos' alleged extortionists Allison Coss in her mug shot last week (left) -- and "Crank" actress Amy Smart at some event in Beverly Hills recently (right).One of them is no… READ MORE >

- 1678 days ago
Stamos' Alleged Extortionists -- The Mug Shots

Stamos' Alleged Extortionists
The Mug Shots

Speaking of photos that could harm one's reputation ... TMZ has obtained the mug shots of the two people who were arrested for allegedly trying to extort John Stamos for $680,000 over photographs… READ MORE >

- 1678 days ago
Gosselaar vs. Stamos: Who'd You Rather?

Gosselaar vs. Stamos:
Who'd You Rather?

"Saved by the Bell's" Mark-Paul Gosselaar, 35, and "Full House" star John Stamos, 46, at the same event in NYC last week. Question is ... See Also Rossellini vs. Lang: Who'd You Rather?  READ MORE >

- 1751 days ago

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