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John Stamos

John Phillip Stamos was born in Cypress, California, to Loretta (Phillips), a model, and William Stamos, a restaurateur. He is of Greek (father) and English-Irish (mother) descent, and his family's surname was originally "Stamotopoulos". John has two younger sisters, Janeen & Alaina, both school teachers. His first professional role was as Blackie... See full bio »

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 2015 Grandfathered (TV Series) (pre-production)
Jimmy Martino / Jimmy
- Family Fun Day (2015) ... Jimmy
- Pilot (2015) ... Jimmy Martino
- If No World Series Game #6 ... Jimmy Martino
- Guys' Night ... Jimmy Martino
 2015 Galavant (TV Series)
Jean Hamm
- Joust Friends (2015) ... Jean Hamm
 2015 Members Only (TV Movie)
 2014 My Man Is a Loser
 2014 They Came Together
Assistant Engineer
 2013 The New Normal (TV Series)
- The Big Day (2013) ... Brice
- About a Boy Scout (2013) ... Brice
- Dairy Queen (2013) ... Brice
- Gaydar (2013) ... Brice
 2013 I Am Victor (TV Movie)
Victor Port
 2012 Mash Up (TV Series)
 2012 Secrets of Eden (TV Movie)
Pastor Steven Drew
 2012 Little Brother (TV Movie)
 2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Ken Turner
- Bang (2011) ... Ken Turner
 2010 Entourage (TV Series)
John Stamos
 2008 A Raisin in the Sun (TV Movie)
Carl Lindner
 2006 Wedding Wars (TV Movie)
Shel Grandy
 2004 Knots
Cal Scoppa
 2004 I Am Stamos (Short)
John Stamos
 2003 The Reagans (TV Movie)
John Sears
 2003 Friends (TV Series)
- The One with the Donor (2003) ... Zack
 2003 Party Monster
Talk Show Host
 2001-2002 Thieves (TV Series)
- The Long Con (2001) ... Johnny
- Casino (2001) ... Johnny
- Jack's Back (2001) ... Johnny
 2002 Femme Fatale
Cheesy Agent (uncredited)
 2000 Fortunate Son (TV Movie)
 2000 How to Marry a Billionaire: A Christmas Tale (TV Movie)
Tom Nathan
 2000 The Beach Boys: An American Family (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Drummer (uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Drummer (uncredited)
 1999 Sealed with a Kiss (TV Movie)
Bennett Blake
 1998 The Marriage Fool (TV Movie)
Robert Walsh
 1997 A Match Made in Heaven (TV Movie)
Tom Rosner
 1997 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Rob Trasca
- Movies (1997) ... Rob Trasca
 1995-1997 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
John Stamos
- The Prank (1997) ... John Stamos
- 0.409 (1995) ... John Stamos
 1994 Fatal Vows: The Alexandra O'Hara Story (TV Movie)
Nick Pagan
 1994 Step by Step (TV Series)
John Stamos
 1991 Captive (TV Movie)
Robert Knott
 1991 Born to Ride
Cpl. Grady Westfall
 1990 Daughter of the Streets (TV Movie)
 1990 ABC TGIF (TV Series)
 1989 The All New Mickey Mouse Club (TV Series)
- Guest Day (1989) ... Jesse
 1986 Never Too Young to Die
Lance Stargrove
 1985 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
 1983 General Hospital (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5342 (1983) ... Blackie
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(4/29/02-9/8/02) Stage: Played "Emcee" in "Cabaret" on Broadway. See more »

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1 Portrayal | 6 Interviews | 23 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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I grew up with sisters, which was fun. Being outnumbered, they always got their way. However, they are great judges of character. If I bring home a new girlfriend, I can tell within minutes if they approve or not. It's saved me from many painful relationships, so I will always appreciate them for that. See more »


In real life he is very close to Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen, who played his niece Michelle on Full House (1987). See more »

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