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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 1272 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 >

- 1337 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 >

- 1364 days ago
'Two and a Half Men' -- The FAMOUS Funeral Guests

'Two and a Half Men'
The FAMOUS Funeral Guests

It's gonna be a Full House at Charlie Harper's funeral service on "Two and a Half Men" ... because one of the stars in attendance will be none other than Uncle Jesse himself ... John Stamos!… READ MORE >

- 1432 days ago
John Stamos -- 'There's No Replacing Charlie Sheen'

John Stamos
'There's No Replacing Charlie Sheen'

John Stamos skillfully deflected our questions yesterday in NY when we asked about rumors he might be replacing Charlie Sheen on "Two and a Half Men" -- but there's just something about his… READ MORE >

- 1585 days ago
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 >

- 1590 days ago
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 >

- 1650 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 >

- 1733 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 >

- 1762 days ago

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