Cast - Jodie Sweetin


Character
Stephanie Tanner

General information
Jodie Lee Ann Sweetin was born on January 19, 1982 in Los Angeles, California. She grew up being the only child of Sam and Janice Sweetin.

Relationships and children
In 2002, at the age of 20, Jodie married Los Angeles Police Officer Shaun Holguin, but they divorced in 2006.

On July 14, 2007 she married Cody Herpin, a film transportation coordinator, who she met through friends. They have one daughter, named Zoie Laurelmae, who was born on April 12, 2008. Jodie's second marriage didn't last either though, as Jodie filed for divorce in November 2008, which was finalized on April 20, 2010.

On August 31, 2010, Jodie gave birth to her second daughter, Beatrix Sweetin Coyle. The father is Morty Coyle, to whom Jodie became engaged on January 18, 2011 and who she married on March 15, 2012. They kept their marriage a secret for over a year. In april 2013, Jodie revealed they were married. On June 24, 2013 however, Jodie filed for legal separation from her third husband.

Personal life
After Full House ended, Jodie, who struggled to keep her career going because of the little opportunities given, felt lost and rejected by the industry she grew up with. This led to her giving in to and getting addicted to the temptations of drugs like cocaine and methamphetamine. With the support of her family and friends, who never gave up on her, Jodie managed to get her life back together. After she left rehab, Jodie became a spokeswoman for the dangers of drinking and drug abuse and she began traveling the country to tell her story to other young adults, hoping to inspire them to make the right choices.

In her memoir 'Unsweetined', that was first published in 2009, Jodie talks about her life as a child star and the dark period in her life that was caused by her drug addiction.

In December 2010, officials in California filed documents alleging that Jodie was owing the State nearly $30,000 in back taxes from 2009.

Education
Because Jodie only got offered a few acting jobs after Full House, she decided it was best to continue her education.

After she graduated from Los Alamitos High School in 1999, she attended Chapman University in Orange, California. While she remained focused on her studies, Jodie joined the Alpha Phi sorority and do some acting jobs. Jodie graduated from Chapman obtaining a Liberal Arts degree.

Work
Jodie started her career when she was 4 years old in commercials for Sizzler and Oscar Meyer. After a guest appearance in 1987 as Pamela, the niece of Mrs. Poole on the show "Valerie" (also known as "The Hogan Family"), she was approached by Miller and Boyett Productions to star in the sitcom Full House, as Stephanie Tanner.

After Full House ended, Jodie got some guest starring roles on shows like "Brotherly Love", "Party of Five" and "Yes Dear". She also appeared in a music video for a local band called "Up Syndrome" in 2000.

Jodie hosted the second season of the Fuse TV show "Pants-Off Dance-Off". She also stars in the TV pilot for "Small Bits of Happiness", which is a dark comedy centered around a suicide prevention specialist, and in the motion picture "Port City" that was released in 2010.

In 2009, Jodie's memoir "Unsweetined" was published. In this book she talks about her struggles as a child star and the hard times during her drug addiction.

By the end of 2011, Jodie appeared in the web show Can't Get Arrested, with her former FUll House co-stars Dave Coulier and Candace Cameron-Bure.

Other facts
Jodie was nominated for the Young Artist Awards for Outstanding Young Comedienne in a Television Series Award 5 times, in 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991 and 1993. In 1990 she won this award.

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