John Stamos - biography

Actor from United States of America

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 Greek immigrant and restaurateur from Paraguay. 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.  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Known as
John Philip Stamos,Stamos, John,John Phillip Stamos
Date of birth
Place of birth
United States of America
Loretta Phillips, William 'Bill' John Stamos
Rebecca Romijn
Alaina Stamos Jannen Stamos
Film Producer, Actor


Year Performance Character
2010 Father of Invention Steven Leslie
2008 A Raisin in the Sun Carl Lindner
2006 Farce of the Penguins What's global warming Penguin
2004 Knots Cal Scoppa
2000 The Beach Boys: An American Family Drummer
2000 Fortunate Son
1999 Sealed with a Kiss Bennett Blake
1993 The Disappearance Of Christina Joe Seldon
1991 Captive Robert Knott
1991 Born to Ride Cpl. Grady Westfall
1986 Never Too Young to Die Lance Stargrove
0 I Am Stamos John Stamos

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