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John Stamos

Stamos in November 2009
Born John Phillip Stamos
August 19, 1963 (1963-08-19) (age 46)
Cypress, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor/Musician
Years active 1982–present
Spouse(s) Rebecca Romijn (1998–2005)
(divorced)
.John Phillip Stamos (pronounced /ˈsteɪmoʊs/ STAY-mohs; born August 19, 1963) is an American actor best known for his work in television, especially as Uncle Jesse on the ABC sitcom Full House.^ Actor John Stamos is best known for his role in the 90's television series Full House.
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^ Whatever happened to John Stamos from Full House?
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^ Who has John Stamos worked with?
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.Since the cancellation of that show in 1995, Stamos has appeared in numerous television films and series.^ Since the show's cancellation, Stamos has appeared in numerous made-for-television films, stage productions, television series and commercials.
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^ Stamos was boozing it up in public as late as the summer of 2007, when he appeared visibly wasted on an Australian TV show.
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^ Stamos is recasting the show for the film version, which he told The New York Daily News “would probably take place in the early years of the sitcom,” which graced TVs across the country from 1987 to 1995.
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.From 2006 to 2009, Stamos had a starring role on the NBC medical drama ER.^ From 2006-2009 Stamos had a starring role on NBC’s ER .
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^ Stamos, 46, is starring on Broadway in “Bye Bye Birdie.” His TV credits include “ER” and “Full House.” In a court document, the FBI identified Stamos as “Mr.
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^ (UPI) -- "ER" has celebrated its 300th episode, but none of the big stars who got their starts on the long-running U.S. TV hospital drama showed up for the party.
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.In September 2009, he began playing the role of Albert in the Broadway revival of Bye Bye Birdie.^ Soon Bye Bye Birdie will open on Broadway.
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^ Well, he's currently in the Broadway revival of Bye Bye Birdie, so at least he's working.
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^ Stamos is making his return to Broadway in Bye Bye Birdie which will open in September.
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Early life and career

.Stamos was born in Cypress, California, the son of Loretta (née Phillips), a model, and Bill Stamos, a fast food restaurateur.^ Stamos was born in Cypress, California, the son of Loretta (ne Phillips) and Bill Stamos, a fast food restaurateur of Greek origin.
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^ Stamos was born in Cypress, California, to William John Stamos (a restaurant owner of Greek descent) and Loretta Phillips (an Irish immigrant); his paternal grandfather, Hermes Stamatopoulos, shortened the surname to “Stamos” upon emigrating from Stamos was born in Cypress, California, to William John Stamos (a restaurant owner of GreekGreece to the USA. John has two sisters, Janeen and Alaina (both of whom are school teachers).
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^ John, born on August 19, 1963, in Cypress, California, began his career in 1982, » More .
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[3][4] .Stamos began his acting career with a role on the television show General Hospital as Blackie Parrish, for which he received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination in 1984. Then General Hospital casting director Gary Price noted that Stamos did not read for any particular parts.^ Stamos debuts on "General Hospital" and later receives a Daytime Emmy nomination.

^ Then General Hospital casting director Gary Price noted that Stamos did not read for any particular parts.
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^ Stamos began his acting career with a role on the television show General Hospital as Blackie Parrish, for which he received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination in 1983.
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.November 2007" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] His stint on General Hospital got him noticed with daytime viewers, but by 1984 Stamos decided to move on when he auditioned for, and got the lead role, in a short-lived CBS sitcom called Dreams, in which he played an aspiring American musician.^ Lands his first leading role on the short-lived CBS sitcom "Dreams."

^ BTWF roles: John Stamos on General Hospital .
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^ Hunky, cleft-chinned actor John Stamos started his career as Blackie Parrish on the soap opera General Hospital , but his most recognizable role remains Uncle Jesse on the family sitcom Full House.

Full House

Stamos backstage at the Emmy Awards, 1990
.ABC's Full House gradually became a hit, and the show solidified Stamos's career.^ Full House gradually became a hit, and the show solidified Stamos' career.
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^ Most fondly remember Stamos in the hit ABC series Full House .
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^ Full House is one of the best shows ever.
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.In the first season, his character's full name was credited as Jesse Cochran.^ At his request, the writers of "Full House" gave his character the last name of Katsopolis, instead of the original character's name, Cochran, in order to highlight John's Greek heritage.
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^ He is best known for his role as the character of Jesse Katsopolis on the TV show Full House, and currently the role of Tony Gates on the TV series ER. .
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^ At his request, the writers of "Full House" (1987) gave his character the last name of Katsopolis, instead of the original character's name, Cochran, in order to highlight John's Greek heritage.
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.During the second season he then changed his character's last name to Katsopolis to highlight his Greek heritage, according to Jeff Franklin.^ At his request, the writers of "Full House" (1987) gave his character the last name of Katsopolis, instead of the original character's name, Cochran, in order to highlight John's Greek heritage.
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^ "Full House" debuts, lasting eight seasons; Stamos becomes a household name.

^ John had his last name on Full House changed from Cochran to Katsopolis to fit his nationality.
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.He played Jesse who lived with his brother in-law Danny (Bob Saget).^ Who cares about Bob Saget?” .
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^ Join a host of comedians and Hollywood personalities as they take playful aim at actor-comedian Bob Saget, best...
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^ Posted 1 yr 5 mos ago / 82 responses During Bob Saget's Comedy Central Roast, Uncle Jesse teased the Olsen twins.
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.He helped raise his young nieces DJ, Michelle, and Stephanie until he married Rebecca Donaldson-Katsopolis and had twin boys of his own.^ I think Danny, Joey, DJ, Stephanie, Michelle, Becky, and Nicky and Alex would care.
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^ DJ dakota fanning- michelle rebecca - kerri russel Rom Is he really that desperate for cash/attention?
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^ March 4, 2008 @ 4:38 pm No one knew her until Rebecca dated and married John!
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.The series was canceled after eight seasons.^ Returned to series TV as star of the ABC fall drama "Thieves"; show canceled after eight episodes .
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^ His next project, the NBC drama series “Thieves” (2001) was also critically acclaimed, but was cancelled after only eight episodes.
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Post Full House

.Since the show's cancellation, Stamos has appeared in numerous made-for-television films, stage productions, television series and commercials.^ Stamos was boozing it up in public as late as the summer of 2007, when he appeared visibly wasted on an Australian TV show.
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^ When not acting or producing for television, Stamos has appeared on Broadway in Nine , Cabaret , and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying .
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^ Perez, currently filming a reality show, was surprised when Stamos (playing guitar) pulled him up on stage to sing a song with the band.
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.He had starring roles in the television series Thieves (2001), and Jake in Progress (2005).^ (March 2005) Starring in his new ABC show "Jake in Progress" (2005) .
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^ John currently stars on ABC's new series "Jake In Progress."
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^ Stars on the short-lived ABC series "Jake in Progress."

.Both shows ran for several episodes before cancellation.^ Returned to series TV as star of the ABC fall drama "Thieves"; show canceled after eight episodes .
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^ He and his ex-wife Rebecca Romijn , have both guest-starred on the TV show "Friends" (1994), though not in the same episode.
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.In 2003, Stamos guest-starred in Friends.^ John and his ex-wife Rebecca Romijn-Stamos , have both guest starred on the TV show Friends (1994), though not in the same episode.
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^ He and his ex-wife Rebecca Romijn , have both guest-starred on the TV show "Friends" (1994), though not in the same episode.
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^ This is dispiriting enough, but the situation becomes downright disgusting for Chandler when he meets potential donor Zack (played by guest star John Stamos).

.He appeared in the episode The One with the Donor, playing Zach, a friend that Chandler brings home to use as a potential sperm donor.^ Scott Cohen plays Dave, a man who is shocked when he comes home one night to find his wife Greta (Annabeth Gish) in bed with their mutual friend Lily (Paulina Porizkova).

^ This is dispiriting enough, but the situation becomes downright disgusting for Chandler when he meets potential donor Zack (played by guest star John Stamos   Read More .
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^ Starring: Scott Cohen ,  John Stamos , ( more ) Friends: The One With the Donor 2003     Having learned that they are unable to conceive a child, Monica (Courteney Cox) and Chandler (Matthew Perry) seek out the services of a sperm bank.

.In the controversial A&E television movie Wedding Wars (2006), he starred as Shel, a gay wedding planner.^ Who stars as the gay wedding planner in this movie?
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^ Wedding Wars 2006 .
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^ In the controversial A&E television movie Wedding Wars (2006), he starred as Shel, a gay wedding planner.
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.He stated that his performance reflected his support for same-sex marriages.^ Answer » Wedding Wars is a movie about a gay wedding planner that leads a national protest in support of same sex marriage.
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[5] .He has made several voice acting appearances such as in the MTV animated series Clone High in the episode, Changes: The Big Prom: The Sex Romp: The Season Finale, where he played himself, and as the What's Global Warming Penguin in Bob Saget's parody film Farce of the Penguins.^ Farce of the Penguins 2007 He's one of the voices in this animated mockumentary directed by FH costar Bob Saget.
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^ He also lent his voice to Bob Saget 's mockumentary Farce of the Penguins.

^ The actor that plays Shel has been on General Hospital, ER and Fullhouse as well as in movies such as Farce of the Penguins and My Best Friends Wife, who is he?
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.In 2006, Stamos guest starred in 2 episodes in season 12 of ER as paramedic-turned-intern Tony Gates.^ Tony Gates on ER maybe?
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^ Cast for a two-episode guest stint on the NBC series, "ER" playing a veteran of the 1991 Gulf War who works as a paramedic and is also attending medical school .
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^ Stamos, 46, is starring on Broadway in “Bye Bye Birdie.” His TV credits include “ER” and “Full House.” In a court document, the FBI identified Stamos as “Mr.
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.In 2006, at the start of ER's thirteenth season, he joined the cast of ER as a series regular.^ He joined the cast of "ER" as a series regular last fall.

^ Signed on as a series regular to join the cast of NBC's hit medical drama, "ER" .
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^ John joined the cast of ER , in its 13th season, as a paramedic who served in the Gulf War and is studying medicine.
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.Executive producer John Wells reported[citation needed] how he wanted him earlier the season before but Stamos was contracted with Jake in Progress.^ JOHN STAMOS: Well…I don't know.
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^ John wants to be SINGLE, let him be!
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^ Only John knows what is best for him in his life and he does not want to be with you for so many obvious reasons.
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.Shortly after that show was canceled, Stamos was brought aboard as a series regular.^ Synopsis: Series regular John Stamos essays a dual role as Jesse Katsopolis and Jesse's lookalike Greek cousin Stavros.
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^ The premise was hilarious, but Stamos appearance in the film did wonders for him, showing that he did not take himself too seriously and was able to poke fun at his image.
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^ Returned to series TV as star of the ABC fall drama "Thieves"; show canceled after eight episodes .
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.In February 2008, Stamos appeared in the television adaptation of A Raisin in the Sun.^ Since the show ended, Stamos was in a TV adaptation of "Raisin in the Sun" and the A&E film "Wedding Wars."
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^ In 2007, he used his “ER” momentum to appear as Karl Linder in an ABC movie adaptation of the classic play “A Raisin in the Sun,” alongside the Broadway revival cast including Sean Combs and Phylicia Rashad.
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^ Newer Older Thu, 28 February 2008 at 3:52 pm John Stamos is Shirtless .
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.In August 2008, Stamos was announced as Roastmaster of The Roast of Bob Saget on Comedy Central.^ Actors: Bob Saget , John Stamos , Dave Coulier , Candace Cameron , Jodie Sweetin , Mary-Kate Olsen , Ashley Olsen .
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^ Comedy , Drama , Family Films , Rumors , TV To Film Adaptation , Bob Saget , Full House , John Posey , John Stamos .
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^ Aug 18 2008 11:10 PM John, great job last night on the Roast for Bob Saget!!!!
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.His most current work is Broadway's Bye Bye Birdie.^ Soon Bye Bye Birdie will open on Broadway.
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^ Stamos is on Broadway starring in "Bye Bye Birdie."
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^ Stamos, 46, is starring on Broadway in “Bye Bye Birdie.” His TV credits include “ER” and “Full House.” In a court document, the FBI identified Stamos as “Mr.
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Music and theater

.Stamos also has an active music career, having appeared on Broadway as the Emcee in Cabaret, and also in Nine and How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying.^ Makes his Broadway debut in the musical "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying."

^ John made his Broadway debut in the production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying in 1995.
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^ How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying 1995-1996 His Broadway debut .
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He is also proficient at the drums, keyboards, guitar, bass and various percussion instruments. .In 1990, he played drums and recorded with The Beach Boys on the title track of the comedy Problem Child.^ I still get to play with the Beach Boys .
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^ The caller remembered he was “doing merchandise” for the Beach Boys in the early 1990s and John was sitting in on drums for the group during a show in Michigan.
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^ And make fun of Stamos for drumming for the Beach Boys.
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.Stamos had appeared in the music video for The Beach Boys's 1988 hit Kokomo, playing the conga.^ I still get to play with the Beach Boys .
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^ Stamos even played conga drums in the Beach Boys’ 1988 video for “Kokomo,” which was a million-seller and the group’s first hit since 1966.
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^ Stamos starred in the sitcom "Full House" and in the medical drama "ER." He is appearing on Broadway in the musical "Bye Bye Birdie."
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.He later appeared singing lead vocals on the song "Forever" (written by Dennis Wilson) on their 1992 album Summer in Paradise.^ It’s a little easier to now understand how she sings her soaring vocals effortlessly in Vertikals ’ songs today.
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.Stamos also played in the band The Signals.^ Perez, currently filming a reality show, was surprised when Stamos (playing guitar) pulled him up on stage to sing a song with the band.
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.He continues to appear with the Beach Boys (usually as drummer) sporadically.^ And he continues to tour with the Beach Boys — he just spent the summer playing drums and guitar.
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^ Recently preformed with the "Beach Boys" in concert as the drummer.
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.On March 30, 2009 he announced on "E! News" that he will participate in the upcoming Broadway revival of Bye Bye Birdie.^ (October 2009) Starring as Albert Peterson in the Broadway revival of "Bye Bye Birdie".
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^ Soon Bye Bye Birdie will open on Broadway.
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^ Stamos is on Broadway starring in "Bye Bye Birdie."
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[7] .Stamos won the 2009-2010 Golden Icon Award for best actor in a musical for his performance in the 2009 Broadway revival of Bye Bye Birdie.^ Soon Bye Bye Birdie will open on Broadway.
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^ John Stamos and Gina Gershon will star in the first Broadway revival of "Bye Bye Birdie."
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^ Stamos, 46, is starring on Broadway in "Bye Bye Birdie."
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[8]

Personal life

.During his appearance on General Hospital, he dated actress Tracie Childs.^ Perhaps that's because dating is a subject Stamos has mastered ever since he was 18 and appeared on the daytime soap opera General Hospital.
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.Stamos then dated singer and choreographer Paula Abdul before citing the media's interference as the reason for their separation.^ Before marrying Romijn, he dated other famous women, including Demi Moore and Paula Abdul.
  • John Stamos | TMZ.com 12 January 2010 5:54 UTC www.tmz.com [Source type: General]

^ John dated Paula Abdul, but their relationship ended because John had issues with Paulas fame.
  • John Stamos Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 12 January 2010 5:54 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ ER star John Stamos has publicly apologised for his behaviour before the Australian media after severe jet-lag left him exhausted and unfit for interviews.
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[9] .In 1994, he met Rebecca Romijn at a Victoria's Secret fashion show, where she was modeling.^ John and his ex-wife Rebecca Romijn-Stamos , have both guest starred on the TV show Friends (1994), though not in the same episode.
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^ Obviously one person who has come is your wife [model/actress Rebecca Romijn-Stamos].
  • Broadway Buzz | John Stamos | Broadway.com 12 January 2010 5:54 UTC www.broadway.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In 1998, he married his model/actress Rebecca Romijn and hosted the VH1 celebrity talk show The List.
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Two months later, the pair began dating.[10] .On September 19, 1998, the couple married.^ On September 19, 1997, he married Rebecca Romijn of MTV's "House of Style" (1989), which was the first marriage for them both.
  • John Stamos - Biography 12 January 2010 5:54 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

The couple separated in April 2004 and divorced on March 1, 2005.
.In 2007, Stamos arrived in Australia for a promotional tour.^ Remember those bizarre John Stamos videos from his Australian promotional tour ?
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^ While promoting ER in Australia, John Stamos lost his cool and got sent home.
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.He appeared on a sketch on The Nation and an interview on Mornings with Kerri-Anne during which his behavior was erratic, once referring to a reporter's bad review of his acting as a direct outpouring of the reporter's insecurities around his tiny wiener.^ The star who is currently starring on Broadway, hit worldwide headlines in 2007 after he appeared on the "Mornings with Kerri-Anne" talk show to promote "ER", but stunned the audience by wandering around the set and slurring his words.
  • Times Square Gossip: JOHN STAMOS ADMITS HE WAS DEAD DRUNK 12 January 2010 5:54 UTC www.timessquaregossip.com [Source type: General]

^ The star hit the headlines in 2007 after he appeared on the Mornings With Kerri-Anne talk show to promote ER, but stunned viewers by wandering around the set and slurring his words.
  • Stamos Gets A Star 12 January 2010 5:54 UTC blog.taragana.com [Source type: General]

^ John Stamos Australian Interview Confession (VIDEO) feedproxy.google.com 10/19/2009 — Remember back in 2007 when actor John Stamos was interviewed on the Australian show “ Mornings With Kerri-Anne ” and acted like he was smashed.
  • Have Mercy! - John Stamos, Celebrity Gossip 12 January 2010 5:54 UTC showhype.com [Source type: General]

.A spokesperson for the network initially told reporters that it was due to jet-lag, but Stamos later states that it was in fact due to Ambien, a prescription sleeping medication.^ He later blamed his weird state on jet lag.
  • John Stamos Melts Down In Australia - Socialite Life 12 January 2010 5:54 UTC socialitelife.celebuzz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He at first blamed his slurry appearance on jet lag and Ambien, but later admitted to being drunk.
  • Michigan couple attempted to extort John Stamos for $680,000 - Gossip Rocks Forum 12 January 2010 5:54 UTC www.gossiprocks.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ By Joel Keller Stamos' publicity team chalked up his behavior to jet lag, and the ER star has already apologized.
  • John Stamos - Boxxet 12 January 2010 5:54 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: General]

[11] .In an interview with Brandon Voss of The Advocate in October 2009, Stamos finally admitted that he had been "plastered" during the Mornings with Kerri-Anne interview, blaming his previous excuses on publicists.^ Stamos 'i Was Drunk For Tv Interview' October 18th, 2009 JOHN STAMOS has laughed off a now-infamous Australian interview, admitting he was drunk for the entire chat.
  • Stamos Gets A Star 12 January 2010 5:54 UTC blog.taragana.com [Source type: General]

^ Getty Images John Stamos takes a bow during the opening night of ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ on Broadway in New York City on October 15, 2009 .
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^ On the day of the Telegraph interview, June 25, Stamos said he "took a sleeping pill at five in the morning, Ambien.
  • Stamos: I'm No Hasselhoff - E! Online 12 January 2010 5:54 UTC www.eonline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[12]
Stamos was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 16, 2009.[13]
.On November 28th, 2009 Stamos was the target in an extortion plot by Marquette, Michigan residents Allison Lenore Coss and Scott Edward Sippola.^ Allison Coss and Scott Sippola were arrested Dec.
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^ John Stamos Victim Of Extortion Plot By Allison Coss & Scott Sippola stupidcelebrities.net 12/8/2009 — Actor John Stamos was reportedly the target of an extortion plot planned by two people from Michigan, Allison Coss and Scott Sippola.
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^ John Stamos Extortion Plot: PHOTO John Stamos is the latest celebrity to be targeted in an Extortion plot .
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[14] .According to an FBI affidavit, Coss had photos from 2004 of Stamos at a party in Florida that Sippola claimed would severely injure his reputation.^ After leaving Florida, Stamos and Coss continued to keep in touch over e-mail, according to the affidavit.
  • Two Arrested In Alleged John Stamos Extortion Plot | Access Hollywood - Celebrity News, Photos & Videos 12 January 2010 5:54 UTC preview3.accesshollywood.com [Source type: General]

^ At some point the woman got a boyfriend and the pair decided to try and extort $680,000 from Stamos or they would release photos that would ruin his reputation.
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^ Following their arrest , a raid of Coss and Sippola’s home uncovered three photographs of Stamos, a piece of paper with the actor’s cell phone number on it, as well as the contact numbers for three tabloid publications, according to the affidavit.
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.The blackmailers then demanded Stamos purchase the pictures for $680,000 or they would sell them to the tabloids.^ Arrests In (the) John Stamos Extortion Plot - FBI: Pair sought $680,000 payoff over actor's 2004 party photos.
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^ At some point the woman got a boyfriend and the pair decided to try and extort $680,000 from Stamos or they would release photos that would ruin his reputation.
  • Crazy Days and Nights: What Do You Think John Stamos Did? 12 January 2010 5:54 UTC www.crazydaysandnights.net [Source type: General]

^ As any Twitter-Wood followers know, Stamos loves taking pictures with his fans, and it sounds like someone tried to blackmail Stamos with such images for unknown reasons.
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.FBI agent Leslie Hahn, acting as a friend of Stamos agreed to meet with the extorters, who identified themselves as "Brian L," arrested the two on December 7th, 2009 at a money drop location at K.I. Sawyer International Airport.^ December 7th, 2009 Wealthy candidates ...
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^ The alleged blackmailers – identified as Allison Lenore Coss, 23; and Scott Edward Sippola, 30 – were arrested last week in an FBI sting operation after meeting with an undercover FBI agent who had posed as a rep for the actor during a money drop at a Michigan airport.
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^ Allison Coss and Scott Sippola were arrested on December 2 at a Michigan airport during an FBI sting operation.
  • John Stamos | TMZ.com 12 January 2010 5:54 UTC www.tmz.com [Source type: General]

.They obtained the three photographs and a piece of paper with Stamos's cell phone number, and the names and numbers of three tabloids.^ During a search of a Marquette home shared by the pair, the FBI found pieces of paper with Stamos' cell phone number and the names and phone numbers of three tabloid magazines.
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^ Following their arrest , a raid of Coss and Sippola’s home uncovered three photographs of Stamos, a piece of paper with the actor’s cell phone number on it, as well as the contact numbers for three tabloid publications, according to the affidavit.
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^ A search warrant was executed at the house shared by the pair and agents found three photos of Mr. X, along with papers containing his cell phone number and numbers for various tabloid magazines.
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Sippola is the owner of the nightclub The Matrix and the adjoining Skyboxx, where Coss also worked.[15]
.Stamos also frequently drums for The Beach Boys when they tour during the summer.^ The caller remembered he was “doing merchandise” for the Beach Boys in the early 1990s and John was sitting in on drums for the group during a show in Michigan.
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^ Stamos has also displayed his musical talents over the past 20 years while touring with The Beach Boys.
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^ Plus he gets to sit in with the Beach Boys every now and then (such as they are).
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He usually gets to sing Dennis Wilson's "Forever" during the set. ."Forever" was also featured on Full House as a video in which Stamos also sings with his band and to his twins on the show.^ Full House is the best show ever!
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^ Perez, currently filming a reality show, was surprised when Stamos (playing guitar) pulled him up on stage to sing a song with the band.
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^ Stamos played the Elvis loving Uncle Jessie on the 90's sitcom Full House.
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Music

Forever - 3:10
.The music was made for the Stamos character in the TV series, Full House.^ Full House additional Music .
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^ Turns out, Stamos won a Daytime Emmy Award for his work on General Hospital in 1984, before joining the Full House crew in '87.
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^ Stamos played the Elvis loving Uncle Jessie on the 90's sitcom Full House.
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.John performed the song In the episode where Jesse Katsopolis, his character, demonstrates the video clip of the song to the family.^ Synopsis: Series regular John Stamos essays a dual role as Jesse Katsopolis and Jesse's lookalike Greek cousin Stavros.
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^ The song was written by Jeff Franklin, Jesse Fredrick, and Bennett and was performed by Jesse Fredrick.
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^ But thanks to the intervention of co-star John Stamos (who played Danny's brother-in-law, Jesse Katsopolis), both Olsen girls continued alternating in the role of Michelle -- and both were given special billing at the beginning of each episode.

Filmography

Year Title Role Other notes
1986 Never Too Young to Die Lance Stargrove
1991 Born to Ride Cpl. Grady Westfall
1997 Private Parts Himself Cameo appearance
2000 Dropping Out Ronny
2001 My Best Friend's Wife Steve Richards
2002 Femme Fatale Cheesy Agent Cameo appearance
2003 Party Monster Talk Show Host
2004 I Am Stamos Himself Short film
Knots Cal Scoppa
2007 Farce of the Penguins What's Global Warming Penguin Voice role
Direct-to-DVD release
2010 Father of Invention post-production

Television

Year Title Role Other notes
1982 General Hospital Blackie Parrish 1982–1984
1984 Dreams Gino Minnelli 12 episodes
1985 Alice in Wonderland Messenger TV movie
1986 You Again? Matt Willows 26 episodes
1987 Full House Jesse Katsopolis 192 episodes, 1987–1995
1989 The New Mickey Mouse Club 1 episode: "Guest Day"
1990 Daughter of the Streets Joey TV movie
1991 Captive Robert Knott TV movie
1992 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Jesse Katsopolis 1 episode: "Hangin' with Michelle"
1993 The Disappearance of Christina Joe Seldon TV movie
Tales from the Crypt Johnny 1 episode: "Till Death Do We Part"
1994 Fatal Vows: The Alexandra O'Hara Story Nick Pagan TV movie
1997 Tracey Takes On... Rob Trasca 1 episode: "Movies"
A Match Made in Heaven Tom Rosner TV movie
1998 The Marriage Fool Robert Walsh TV movie
1999 Sealed with a Kiss Bennett Blake TV movie
2000 Fortunate Son Unsold TV pilot
The Beach Boys: An American Family Drummer TV miniseries
Uncredited role/Executive producer
Emmy Award nomination - "Outstanding Miniseries"
How to Marry a Billionaire: A Christmas Tale Tom Nathan TV movie
2001 Thieves Johnny 10 episodes
2003 Friends Zach 1 episode: "The One With the Donor"
The Reagans John Sears TV movie
2005 The Andy Milonakis Show Himself 1 episode: Season 1, Episode 3
Jake in Progress Jake Phillips 21 episodes, 2005–2006
ER Dr. Tony Gates 65 episodes, 2005–2009
2006 Wedding Wars Shel Grandy TV movie
2008 A Raisin in the Sun Karl Lindner TV movie
The Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget Himself TV special
The Two Mr.Kissels Andrew Kissel TV movie

Awards and nominations

  • 1983: Nominated, "Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role in a Daytime Drama Series" - General Hospital
  • 2000: Nominated, "Outstanding Miniseries" - The Beach Boys: An American Family (shared w/producers)
Golden Icon Awards
  • 2009-2010: Won, "Best Actor, Musical" - Bye Bye Birdie
  • 1983: Won, "Most Exciting New Actor" - General Hospital
  • 2004: Nominated, "Quintessential Non-Traditional Family" - Full House (shared w/castmembers)
  • 2007: Won, "Favorite Elvis Impersonation" - Full House
  • 1983: Nominated, "Best Young Actor in a Daytime Series" - General Hospital
  • 1984: Won, "Best Young Actor in a Daytime Series" - General Hospital
  • 1985: Nominated, "Best Young Actor in a Television Comedy Series" - Dreams

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