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John Stamos plays Dr Tony Gates


The Character

Rebellious paramedic Tony Gates became an intern in season 13. Forgoing a relationship with Meg, the mother of his child, Gates pursued Dr. Neela Rasgotra to no avail.

When Meg committed suicide, Gates took custody of his daughter Sarah, and began dating Nurse Samantha Taggart

The Actor

Actor/producer John Stamos continues to find success in many different areas of the entertainment world.  Joining the cast of "ER" as a series regular in its 13th season, Stamos plays Tony Gates, a flirtatious paramedic who also is a medical student and a Gulf War veteran.

Stamos has enjoyed tremendous success on Broadway, recently starring in the Tony Award-winning "Nine."  His Broadway debut came in 1997's "How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," and in 2000, he starred as the Master of Ceremonies in "Cabaret," which was very well-received.

His recent film credits include the independents "I am Stamos" and "Knots."  Through his St. Amos banner, Stamos has many television projects in the works, including the TV movie "Dillinger" for TNT, and he is co-producing a feature film version of the TV classic "The Jeffersons."  Additional producing credits include the miniseries "Beach Boys: An American Family," which received an Emmy® nomination in 2000, and the highly-rated telefilm "Martin and Lewis."

Not limiting himself to behind-the-camera work, Stamos recently appeared in the comedy series "Jake in Progress."  In 2001, he starred in the romantic comedy series "Thieves," about a pair of master thieves who become covert government agents.  As a result of his return to television, he was voted The Sexiest Comeback in People's Sexiest Men Alive issue.  On the big screen, he made his entry into the independent film world in the black comedy "Dropping Out," which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2000, and in the contemporary romantic comedy "My Best Friend's Wife."

Stamos' career has spanned over 20 years.  He started on the hit soap opera "General Hospital" and segued to the popular series "Full House."  He has also appeared in a variety of television films, including "The Marriage Fool," opposite Walter Matthau and Carol Burnett.  Stamos has also displayed his musical talents over the past 20 years while touring with The Beach Boys.

Stamos lives in Los Angeles.


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