John Stamos is an American actor and producer best known for his television roles as Jesse Katsopolis in the sitcom Full House (1987-1995) and as Dr. Tony Gates in ER, from 2005-2009.
Stamos has enjoyed success on Broadway, most recently starring in the Tony Award-winning NINE. His Broadway debut came in 1997's How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and in 2000, he starred as the Emcee in Caberet, which was very well received.
His recent film credits include the independent films I am Stamos and Knots. Through his St. Amos banner, Stamos has many television projects in the works, including the TV movie Dillinger for TNT, and he co-produced a feature film version of the TV classic The Jeffersons for Sony.
Additional producing credits include co-producing the ABC miniseries Beach Boys: An American Family, which received an Emmy nomination in 2000, and the highly-rated telefilm Martin & Lewis.
Not limiting himself to behind-the-camera work, Stamos appeared in the comedy series Jake in Progress from 2005-2006.
In 2001, he starred in the romantic comedy series Thieves about a pair of master thieves who become covert government agents. As a result of his return to television, he was voted The Sexiest Come Back in People's Sexiest Men Alive issue.
On the big screen, he made his entry into the independent film world in the black comedy Dropping Out, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2000 and in the contemporary romantic comedy Grownups.
Stamos started on the hit soap General Hospital and later segued to the popular series Full House. He has also appeared in a variety of television films, including The Marriage Fool, opposite Walter Matthau and Carol Burnett.
Stamos has also displayed his musical talents over the past 20 years while touring with The Beach Boys.
John currently lives in Los Angeles.