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Full House - Where Are They Now?

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Full House cast

Full House cast

A bit about Full House...

Full House, a show about a single dad raising his 3 daughters after his wife died, with the help of his 2 best friends, aired new episodes from 1987 to 1995 for its 8 incredible seasons. There are still repeats on many different channels today, 25 years after the show ended. Not many people can forget Michelle's "You Got It Dude's" or Stephanie's "How Rude's". The series was a favorite for many, children and parents alike. That's why the show got a reboot with Fuller House on Netflix, which gave the Tanner clan another 5 seasons.


Bob Saget

Bob Saget

Bob Saget

Rest in peace to everyone's TV dad

Bob Saget played the rule-following, cleaning fanatic, single parent of 3 girls, Danny Tanner.

After the show, Saget was mainly on TV. He played in one season of the series "Raising Dad." He has also made appearances on the shows Huff, Listen Up, Law And Order: SVU, Surviving Suburbia, Entourage, and The Life & Time's of Tim. In addition, he was in the movie "Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd." Saget was the host of 2 different shows, including "America's Funniest Home Videos" and the game show "1 Vs. 100". He then narrated (and was the voice of the much older Ted) on the popular tv show, "How I Met Your Mother". He reprised his role of Danny Tanner on Netflix's Fuller House.

Sadly, Saget passed away on January 9, 2022. He was only 65 years old and died from apparent head trauma, though details are murky on what caused it.


John Stamos

John Stamos

John Stamos

John Stamos played the Elvis-loving, motorcycle-riding, fun and crazy musician Jesse Katsopolis. (Uncle Jesse)

Since the show, Stamos has been in several TV movies including A Match Made In Heaven, The Marriage Fool, Sealed With A Kiss, Fortunate Son, among others. He has had recurring roles on the television shows, Thieves, Jake In Progress (which he starred in during its 1 season), ER (also starred in), Glee, The New Normal, Necessary Roughness, Grandfathered, Scream Queens, and You. Fans may have noticed him in the Oikos greek yogurt commercials, and you could have seen him on The Little Mermaid Live! on television as Chef Louis. He even sang.

Stamos appeared in several episodes of Fuller House as Uncle Jesse.

His most recent role is as a girl's basketball coach on the Disney + series, Big Shot.

Big Shot trailer


Dave Coulier

Dave Coulier

Dave Coulier

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Dave Coulier played the immature but lovable funny comedian, Joey Gladstone.

Since the show, Coulier has made many appearances on TV shows including George & Leo, Robot Chicken, Bob & Doug, and Can't Get Arrested. He appeared in the 1999 Disney original movie The Thirteenth Year as well as the movie Farce of the Penguins. Coulier has also continued doing comedy.

He made some appearances as Joey on Fuller House.


Candace Cameron Bure

Candace Cameron

Candace Cameron

Candace Cameron (now Candace Cameron Bure) played Danny's oldest daughter, D.J. (Donna Jo Margaret) Tanner. (also, Candace Cameron is the younger sister of Growing Pains and Left Behind actor, Kirk Cameron.)

Since the show, Cameron has been in several TV movies including Sharon's Secret, No One Would Tell, Moonlight & Mistletoe, Puppy Love, Let It Snow, and many others. She was on the ABC Family series "Make It Or Break It" and has become The Queen of Christmas with her Hallmark Christmas movies. In addition, Cameron has written two books, one called "Reshaping It All" where she discusses her past struggle with bulimia, and "Balancing It All' where she talks about balancing work and motherhood.

Candace became the main character of the show Fuller House, where her sister and friend moved in with her following the passing of her husband to help her raise her 3 boys.


Jodie Sweetin

Jodie Sweetin

Jodie Sweetin

Jodie Sweetin played Danny's middle daughter, Stephanie Tanner.

Since the show, Sweetin has made appearances on the TV shows Brotherly Love, Party of Five, and Yes, Dear. She has also been in the movies Farce of the Penguins, Redefining Love, Port City, and Defending Santa. Additionally, Jodie has written a book called "UnSweetined" which details her life after Full House and the struggles she's faced with drugs.

She was on the show Hollywood Darlings with Christine Lakin (Step By Step) and Beverly Mitchell (7th Heaven.) Jodie returned as Stephanie in Fuller House to move in with her sister back in their childhood home.

Most recently, you can see her in the celebrity Survivor meets Amazing Race series on CBS, called Beyond the Edge.

Beyond the Edge trailer


Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen.

Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen.

Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen (The Olsen Twins) took turns playing the adorable youngest daughter of Danny, Michelle Tanner.

Before, during, and after the show, Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen have been successful in many different ways. They have been in tons of movies where they were the stars, including It Takes Two, Our Lips Are Sealed, The Challenge, New York Minute, and many others. They had 2 different TV shows that both only lasted one season, "Two of a Kind" and "So Little Time". Mary Kate appeared in several episodes of the show Weeds and also the movies The Wackness, and Beastly. They are now both well-known fashion designers and have 4 different clothing lines, The Row, Elizabeth & James, Olsenboye, and StyleMint, with a 5th line recently launched in Norway. Together they also published a book called Influence.

The twins chose not to appear in Fuller House, which upset many fans.


Lori Loughlin

Lori Loughlin

Lori Loughlin

Lori Loughlin played Danny's co-host on his show "Wake Up, San Francisco!", who later became the wife of Jesse, Rebecca (Becky) Donaldson. (then Becky Katsopolis)

Since the show, Loughlin has been in several TV movies, including Tell Me No Secrets, Meet My Mom, A Mother's Rage, and others. She was in the movies Farce of the Penguins, Critical Mass, Suckers, Old Dogs, and Crawlspace. Additionally, she has had recurring roles in several different TV shows, including Hudson Street, Summerland, In Case of Emergency, 90210, and When Calls the Heart, based off a TV movie she was in previously.

She appeared in the first 4 seasons of Fuller House, but was unable to appear in the final season due to her legal troubles.

Fuller House on Netflix

The "Untitled Full House Revival Project" was in talks for a while, and fans were happy to know that Fuller House became a reality. The show is available to watch on Netflix, where it finished its 5th season in 2020. Since the twins did not return for the show, D.J's best friend, Kimmy Gibbler (played by Andrea Barber) moved in to help her. Andrea hadn't acted since Full House, but was happy to reprise her role that she grew up playing. Barber has since written a book, titled Full Circle: From Hollywood to Real Life and Back Again.

In this version of the show, DJ is the one who loses her spouse and is need of help from her family. Her sister, Stephanie, and best friend, Kimmy, move in to help her care for her 3 boys, Jackson, Max, and Tommy.

Fuller House trailer

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© 2012 Brandi Goodman


Celeste on June 30, 2014:

When are you going make more episodes of full house????? I love that show !!!!!! I hope soon!!!!!

Melanie Chisnall from Cape Town, South Africa on August 11, 2012:

This was one of my favourite shows next to "Step by Step" when growing up. Thanks for updating us on what they're up to now - great hub! :)

Brandi Goodman (author) from Holland, MI on April 26, 2012:

That's what this whole hub is about.. what they've been doing since the show. What movies or shows they've been on. And there's pictures during the show and currently. Did you actually read this hub? lol.

SimonCowell on April 21, 2012:

About what happened to them after the show! When they were like, forty!?!

Brandi Goodman (author) from Holland, MI on April 15, 2012:

Lol, okay SimonCowell. What more detail would you have liked to see? I pretty much covered everything.

SimonCowell on April 14, 2012:

I did not like this as much as some of the other ones. ......... JK! I loved this and was very useful, I would have liked it if it had more detail.

Brandi Goodman (author) from Holland, MI on April 03, 2012:

Ah, I see. Yeah I saw the "Bob Saget Roast" from comedy central.. and I didn't expect to hear the way he talked in that either. Definitely not like Danny at all. Not even close. Ha-ha. But most characters that you love if you were to know the real person playing them, you wouldn't like them either. Very few people are actually like the nice characters they play on tv.

smokingcupcake from Dayton, OH on April 03, 2012:

It's a movie where comedians make up the dirtiest/filthiest punchline to a joke. When I heard him, my jaw hit the floor. It's the most repulsive, disgusting, disturbing thing I have ever heard. It definitely made me stop looking at him as Danny Tanner LOL.

Brandi Goodman (author) from Holland, MI on April 03, 2012:

Never heard of it.. why, what is it about/what did he do in it that made you not like him?

smokingcupcake from Dayton, OH on April 03, 2012:

After watching The Aristocrats, I can never look at Bob Saget the same way again!

Brandi Goodman (author) from Holland, MI on March 19, 2012:

Glad you liked it. I loved this show as a kid too. My dad told me it was my favorite when I was like 6. ha-ha. I sometimes still watch it when there's re-runs on. Thanks for the comment and the votes. :)

Amy DeMarco from Chicago on March 17, 2012:

I can't stop looking at Uncle Joey's hideous 80s cardigan! LOL. I loved Full House as a kid and this hub brought back some fun memories! Rated up, awesome, interesting and shared!

Brandi Goodman (author) from Holland, MI on March 16, 2012:

Thanks everyone for the comments! Glad this brought back memories for you guys. I used to love this show as well. It's a great family show. Glad you liked it and thanks for stopping by.

savanahl on March 16, 2012:

What a nostalgic piece. Sure brings back some memories. I used to love this show. Thanks for sharing.

Wendy Iturrizaga from France on March 16, 2012:

I was a fan of the show when I was a little girl, this hub brought up some great memories.

James Kenny from Birmingham, England on March 16, 2012:

I must admit I've never heard of this show. But it was interesting reading about the actors/actresses that appeared in it. I remember Bob Saget from 'Raising Dad' I had no idea that he was the voice of 'old' Ted in 'How I Met Your Mother' cool.

I always wondered what happened to the Olsen twins, as they were quite big at one time, and just disappeared, glad to see their doing well in their new career.

I also remember Lori Loughlin from 90210, although its been a few years since I watched it. Voted up etc.

Linda Bilyeu from Orlando, FL on March 16, 2012:

Awesome!! My daughters grew up with Full House and still watch the reruns! My youngest daughter was named Michelle after Michelle Tanner. I think I've seen every episode at least 10 times! Great tribute hub!

Brandi Goodman (author) from Holland, MI on March 16, 2012:

Mary-Kate and Ashley are designers and in fashion now, but Mary-Kate is still doing a little acting actually. I think Ashley is the main one handling their fashion business. Thanks for the comment and the votes. :)

Liz Elias from Oakley, CA on March 16, 2012:

Ah--a blast from the past. Of all of these actors and actresses, only the Olsen twins have managed to transition to a whole new career and succeed in doing so.

How much of their designer success is attributed to their former fame as cute little girls is impossible to say.

This was a well-done and well-researched article. Thanks for putting it together.

Voted up and interesting.

Brandi Goodman (author) from Holland, MI on March 16, 2012:

Yeah it was a very cute cast and show. I don't like that she had drug problems either, but I'm glad she has recovered from them. She even wrote a book about her struggles called Un-Sweetined. Well, thanks for visiting and commenting. :)

Victoria Lynn from Arkansas, USA on March 16, 2012:

I loved full house! The twins were so cute, as was Jodie Sweetin. I hate that she has had drug issues. Heck, everybody on that show was cute! Thanks for the memories!

Brandi Goodman (author) from Holland, MI on March 03, 2012:

I loved Full House too. Such a great show. Thanks for the comment. :)

LaDena Campbell from Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Near Oz... on March 02, 2012:

Loved Full House! My daughters were just old enough to love and understand it, and they "forced" me to watch it...great hub!

Brandi Goodman (author) from Holland, MI on February 15, 2012:

Thank you so much for reading! Glad you enjoyed.

Eiddwen from Wales on February 14, 2012:

I have to admit that I have never heard of the 'Full House'but this didn't stop me from enjoying this hub.

It was so interesting and I loved the then and now photos.Great work and I now look forward to reading many more by you.

Take care;


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