“When you are developing a character you have to bring so much of yourself to the role.”
“When you don't work for a while, immediately you get a little black mark next to your name.”
“You have to make difficult choices in your life, and you just have to be happy with them.”
Lori Loughlin (born Lori Anne Loughlin in Queens, New York City, NY on July 28, 1964) is an American actress and model. After becoming interested in acting as a young child, Loughlin began her career at age 11 as a print model. However, at age 15 she caught her acting break when she was cast in the ABC soap opera The Edge of Night, playing the part of Jody Travis. She appeared in the series from 1980 to 1983. From 1983 to 1988, Lori was a part of a number of feature films and television spots. In 1988 Lori caught the biggest break of her career when she was cast as Rebecca Donaldson on the ABC sitcom Full House. She starred alongside Bob Saget and John Stamos in the hit show until 1995 even though she was only initially set for a six-episode arc. Later in the show she became John’s character, Jesse Katsopolis’ wife. Soon after Full House, Lori appeared in a few films and guest starred on TV shows such as Spin City, Seinfeld, and The Drew Carey Show. From 2004 to 2005, Loughlin co-created, produced, and starred in The WB drama series Summerland, playing Ava, the aunt who raises three children after their parents die in a car accident. The series was canceled though after two seasons due to low ratings on July 11, 2005. From 2008 to 2011, Lori co-starred in seasons one through three of the Beverly Hills, 90210 spin-off, 90210, as Debbie Wilson. She reprised her role in the season five premiere episode in 2012.
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Lori Loughlin is best known for her role as Rebecca Donaldson Katsopolis on the ABC sitcom Full House, appearing in the series from 1988 to 1995 and its sequel as a semi-regular on Fuller House.
Lori Loughlin married Michael R. Burns, an investment banker, in 1989. The couple however got divorced seven years later in 1996. On Thanksgiving in 1997, Lori eloped with Mossimo Giannulli, a fashion designer and the creator of the Mossimo clothing line. The couple had met in 1995. Together the pair have two daughters together, Isabella and Olivia. Olivia has a YouTube channel of beauty tips, Olivia Jade. Lori is also a stepmom to Mossimo’s son, Gianni, from a previous relationship.