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Jesse on Full House
Actor/Actress, Producer, Music Department
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John Stamos` original family name is Stamotopoulos, which was shortened by his grandparents when they came to America from Greece. His parents are Bill & Loretta (Phillips), and he has two younger sisters, Janeen & Alaina, both school teachers. His first professional role was as Blackie Parrish on the daytime soap, "General Hospital" (1982-1984), which turned into a 2-year role, for which he won two Soap Opera Digest Awards (1982 & 1983). In 1987, he began the role of Jesse on "Full House" (1987), which is his best-known role to date, spanning 8 years. At his request, the writers of _"Full House" (1987-1995) gave his character the last name of Katsopolis, instead of the original character`s name, Cochran, in order to highlight John`s Greek heritage. He has played drums occasionally with The Beach Boys since 1985, and directed their "Hot Fun in the Summertime" video. More recently, he expanded his career to include the role of J. Pierrepont Finch in Broadway`s production of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying!", in 1995, showcasing not only his musical talents, but his dancing ability, as well. On September 19, 1997, he married `Rebecca Romijn` of MTV`s "House of Style" (1989), which was the first marriage for them both. They were officially divorced on March 1, 2005.
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Kennedy High School, CA
Full Name at Birth
John Phillip Stamotopoulos
Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Ralph Cirella, Matt Stone
John Phillip Stamos (STAY-mohss; born August 19, 1963) is an American actor, producer, and musician. He first gained recognition for his contract role as Blackie Parrish on General Hospital, for which he was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. He is known for his work in television, especially in his starring role as Jesse Katsopolis on the ABC sitcom Full House. Since the show's finale in 1995, Stamos has appeared in numerous TV films and series. Since 2005, he has been the national spokesperson for Project Cuddle.
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Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, Entertainment Booking Agency
(1993) TV commercial: Pantene hair care products, (2003) TV commercial: 10-10-987 (long-distance service), (2007) TV commercial: Propel Fitness Water, titled "Powerwalk". The song featured in the ad is "Family Affair" by Mary J. Blige., (2011) TV commercial: Dannon Onki Greek yogurt.
Music Genre (Text)
Vocals, drums, percussion
Capitol, Brother, Reprise, Caribou, CBS
The Beach Boys, Diamond Carter
Music Genre (Text)
guitar, bass, keyboard, bass guitar
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