Best recognized for her role as Rebecca
Donaldson on the long-running hit comedy series Full
House, Lori Loughlin guest-starred on the WB's Birds
of Prey as the tough-as-nails super-heroine, Black
Canary. Currently she stars in and produces the WB's
family drama Summerland.
Born and raised in Hauppauge, Long Island, Loughlin got
her start in show business at a young age. After only six
months of acting lessons, Loughlin was cast in the daytime
drama The Edge of Night, for which she received
a Young Artist Award nomination for Best Young Actress in
a Daytime Series.
In 1985, Loughlin was cast in the feature film Secret
Admirer, a romantic comedy co-starring C. Thomas Howell
and Kelly Preston. Loughlin also starred opposite Treat
Williams in Critical Mass. She appeared in the
beach movie spoof Back to the Beach, as well as
in Rad, a film about BMX racing, and Amityville
3-D, the third installment of the Amityville horror
In addition to Full House, Loughlin was a regular
in Hudson Street, a comedy starring Tony Danza.
Other television roles have included an after-school special
titled No Means No, for which she received an Emmy
nomination for Best Actress. Loughlin also worked with Jim
Carrey in the television movie Doing Time on Maple Drive
and starred in In the Line of Duty: Blaze of Glory.
She has made repeat performances in a number of series,
including The Drew Carey Show and Spin City,
and guest-starred in such series as Seinfeld, Suddenly
Susan and The Larry Sanders Show.
Loughlin resides in Los Angeles with her husband, fashion
designer Mossimo Giannulli, and their three children.