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Date of Birth:
April 6, 1976
Los Angeles, California, United States In a Relationship With:
Valeri Bure Best Quotes:
“I'm so happy and thankful I made it a point be a stay-at-home mom.”
“The cool thing about my profession is that I can do it until the day I die.”
“Once you find love, you find it. There isn't an age on love.”
Candace Cameron Bure (born Candace Helene Cameron on April 6, 1976 in Panorama City, Los Angeles, California) is an American actress and author. Candace followed her older brother’s footsteps and started her acting career at age 5 by appearing in several national commercial spots. After guest roles in such 1980’s hit shots like Alice, St. Elsewhere and Who’s the Boss?, Candace was cast in her breakout role as D.J. Tanner in Full House in 1987. While Full House was on the air, Candace appeared in many TV-movies. She was the first person to ever host the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards twice. After Full House ended in 1995, Candace went on to guest star in television shows Cybill and Boy Meets World, before taking a self-imposed break from acting to raise her children. She made her acting return in 2006 with a guest role on That’s So Raven. She followed that up with a role in 2007’s The Wager and the television movie Moonlight and Mistletoe in 2008. She made her television series return in 2009 with Make It or Break It, a teenage gymnastics drama series for ABC Family that ran until 2012. Candace was cast to compete in season 18 of Dancing with the Stars, paired up with Mark Ballas. They made it to the finals but ultimately placed third. She has written two books – Reshaping It All (2011) and Balancing It All (2014.) In 2015, Candace was one of the stars set to return to the Full House spin-off, Fuller House.
Best Known For:
Candace is best known for her portrayal of D.J. Tanner in the television series, Full House.
Candace is the younger sister to actor Kirk Cameron. During her Full House years, Candace attended a charity hockey game that featured Full House co-star Dave Coulier. Dave introduced her to Russian born NHL player Valeri Bure. The two started dating and were married in 1996. They have three children – daughter Natasha and sons Lev and Maksim.