Jodie Sweetin (born January 19, 1982) is an American actress, best
known for her role as Stephanie Tanner on the television sitcom Full House.
Jodie Sweetin's debut role was in Valerie in 1987, in which she played Pamela, the niece of Mrs. Poole. Jodie Sweetin also provided the voice of Sally Brown in It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown. Jeff Franklin cast her as the adorable Stephanie Tanner in Full House in 1987, and she was on the show until its end in 1995. After the show's finale, Sweetin finished high school and attended Chapman University in Orange, California.
Jodie Sweetin returned to television by hosting the second season of the Fuse TV show Pants-Off Dance-Off. She starred in a TV pilot, Small Bits of Happiness, a dark comedy centered around a suicide prevention specialist; it won Best Comedy at the 3rd Annual Independent Television Festival in Los Angeles.
At age 20 Jodie Sweetin married Los Angeles police officer Shaun Holguin. Fellow Full House castmate Candace Cameron served as her matron of honor, with Cameron's daughter Natasha serving as a flower girl.
Sweetin met Cody Herpin, a film transportation coordinator, through friends, and they started dating in May 2007. After just two months of dating, Sweetin married Cody Herpin in Las Vegas on July 14, 2007. Herpin and Sweetin's daughter Zoie Laurel May was born on April 12, 2008.
Sweetin is currently writing a memoir which is under contract with Spotlight Entertainment, and will chronicle her downward spiral of alcohol and drug abuse that began with the ending of Full House. The title for the book is unSweetined and is due out in bookstores October 6, 2009.
On Wednesday, November 19, 2008, Sweetin filed for legal separation from Cody Herpin. A representative of Jodie told Life & Style that "Jodie Sweetin felt this was the way she had to go."
Jodie Sweetin is an only child. Jodie Sweetin has stated that she was adopted and her biological family has a history of drug addictions.
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