Andrea Barber

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Andrea Barber
BornAndrea Laura Barber
July 3, 1976
Los Angeles, California, USA
OccupationActress
Years active1982–1995
2012–present
Spouse(s)Jeremy Rytky (2002─present)
Children2
 
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Andrea Barber
BornAndrea Laura Barber
July 3, 1976
Los Angeles, California, USA
OccupationActress
Years active1982–1995
2012–present
Spouse(s)Jeremy Rytky (2002─present)
Children2

Andrea Laura Barber (July 3, 1976, Los Angeles, California, USA) is an American actress who is best known for having played Kimmy Gibbler on the ABC sitcom Full House.[1]

Career[edit]

Barber's first major role was as the original Carrie Brady on the American soap opera Days of our Lives, from 1982 to 1986. She also guest starred and starred in many movies and television series. Barber is known for her role on the TV show Full House as Kimmy Gibbler, the best friend of D.J. Tanner (Candace Cameron Bure), the oldest daughter in the Tanner household, which she played from 1987 to 1995. She was at first a recurring role but shortly thereafter became a regular. After Full House ended, Barber retired from acting and started focusing on her personal life. In 2012, Barber reprised the role for a Funny or Die sketch alongside Dave Coulier, her former Full House co-star, and says she would love to return to acting soon.

Personal life[edit]

Family[edit]

Barber is the youngest of Donald and Sherry Barber's three children; she has two older brothers, Darin and Justin. Barber married Jeremy Rytky on September 1, 2002. The couple have two children: son Tate James Rytky (born April 30, 2004) and daughter Felicity Ruth Rytky (born April 10, 2007).

Education[edit]

Barber graduated from La Serna High School in Whittier, California. She earned a degree in English from Whittier College. Barber also has a MA in Women's Studies from the University of York, England.[2] She returned to Whittier as assistant to the director of Whittier College's Office of International Programs.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Film and television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1982-1986Days of our LivesCarrie BradyTV series
1983Fantasy IslandAmanda GormanEpisode: "The Wedding Picture/Castaways"
1985Do You Remember LoveJenniferTV film
1985St. ElsewhereCarrie GarmanEpisode: "Remembrance of Things Past"
1985Twilight Zone, TheThe Twilight ZoneCathy MaranoEpisode: "If She Dies"
1986Wonderful World of ColorZoeyEpisode: "The Leftovers"
1986Our HouseNaomiEpisode: "The Third Question"
1987-1995Full HouseKimmy GibblerRecurring role (127 episodes)
1990Growing PainsRhonda GreenEpisode: "Ben's Sure Thing"
1995Skateboard Kid II, TheThe Skateboard Kid IITilly Curtis
2012Funny or DieKimmy GibblerEpisode: "It's F*Ckin' Late with Dave Coulier"

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