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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: Good Genes or Good Docs?

John Stamos:
Good Genes or Good Docs?

John Stamos played the Olsen Twins' uncle on "Full House," but now he's the one still with the baby face.Here's 21-year-old Johnny back in 1984 (left) -- and 25 years later, the 45-year-old… READ MORE >

Stamos: Save Me From Saget!

Stamos:
Save Me From Saget!

John Stamos is excited to get a star on the Walk of Fame -- so long as it's not near Bob Saget's. He shouldn't worry too much, Bob doesn't have one. // Also in L.A.: Jon Voight talked Angelina,… READ MORE >

- 2213 days ago
John Stamos: Have Mercy!

John Stamos:
Have Mercy!

Move over McConaughey, there's a new shirtless hunk on the beach -- John Stamos!The 44-year-young "E.R." stud was out kayaking in Maui on Thursday. Some things never get old! READ MORE >

- 2326 days ago
FBI Responds after John Stamos Disturbed in First Class

FBI Responds
After John Stamos Disturbed in First Class

"ER" doc John Stamos was on the receiving end of a mile-high meltdown on a flight from Chicago to Los Angeles yesterday, according to KNBC.Authorities claim Stamos was in first class, when he was… READ MORE >

- 2433 days ago
Perez Parties With Stamos and the Boys

Perez
Parties With Stamos and the Boys

Perez Hilton, the self-proclaimed "Queen of All Media" and the man behind PerezHilton.com, partied on stage with good friend John Stamos as he jammed with the Beach Boys at a concert last… READ MORE >

- 2917 days ago

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