Lori Loughlin was a junior lifeguard before becoming an actress. Lori began her career at the age of 12 as a print model. During her early teen years she appeared in television commercials and was frequently seen in national print advertisements.
At the age of 15, Loughlin was cast in the ABC soap opera, The Edge of Night (1956), playing the part of Jody Travis, an aspiring dancer, appearing in the series from June 1980 to 1983. She is best known for her role as Rebecca Donalson-Katsopolis on the ABC sitcom Full House (1987), appearing in the series from 1988 to 1995.
She portrayed the role of Ava Gregory on The WB series Summerland (2004), which she also co-created and produced. She co-starred in seasons one through three of the Beverly Hills, 90210 spin-off 90210 as Debbie Wilson from 2008 to 2011. She reprized her role in the season five premiere episode in 2012.
Lori made a brief appearance as Rebecca Donaldson, alongside John Stamos as Jesse Katsopolis, on a July 2013 episode of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, following a reunion performance by Jesse and The Rippers.
- Amityville 3-D (1983)
- The Equalizer (TV Series)
- To Grandmother's House We Go (1992)
- Hudson Street (TV Series)
- Spin City (TV Series)
- The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
- In Case of Emergency (TV Series)
- When Calls the Heart (TV Series)