Many of you reading this probably remember actor Dave Coulier as Joey Gladstone, the funny uncle from the hit ABC television series, Full House.
After eight successful seasons, the show went off the air more than twenty years ago, and Dave went on to pursue other exciting projects meant to entertain people, including starring in “Fuller House”.
The Netflix original series is a sequel to the original show and already won several awards, such as the Teen Choice Award for Best Comedy TV Show and a People’s Choice Award for Favorite Premium Comedy Series.
That being said, here are a few interesting things about Dave which will help you get to know him and his work a lot better:
1. He Worked with Garry Shandling in the Early Days of His Stand-up Career
As you most likely know, Garry Shandling, who unfortunately passed away in 2016, was one of the finest stand-up comedians, writers, and producers in the entertainment industry.
Dave Coulier had the opportunity to learn from Garry when he was just getting started as a stand-up comedian. Back then, Garry took him under his wing and together worked on writing jokes for his ‘Tonight Show’ appearances.
2. He Is Highly Appreciated for His Voice-over Talent
Did you know Dave Coulier has done voice work for some of the most beloved cartoon characters of all time?
After proving his gift as a voice artist by doing voices on Hanna-Barbera’s Scooby Doo and the re-syndicated version of The Jetson’s, Dave was offered the opportunity to extend his credits by lending his voice to popular shows such as:
- Jim Henson’s multiple Emmy Award-winning animated series, The Muppet Babies
- The Real Ghostbusters cartoon where he voiced Peter Venkman
- Cartoon Networks’ Robot Chicken.
What’s more, brands like Kellogg and GEICO have trusted him to voice their message in commercials and radio campaigns.
3. He Has a Knack for Doing Impersonations
Giving his background as an actor, maybe this does not come as a huge surprise. However, his abilities for doing impersonations of famous individuals are worth mentioning here.
Richard Pryor, Jay Leno, Tom Hanks, Chris Rock, Joe Pesci; these are just a few of the celebrities Dave Coulier has successfully impersonated over the years.
Whether as a part of his stand-up performance or his televised appearances, his impressions always have those watching rolling in the aisle. Here is just a tiny fragment from his appearance on “The View” where Dave mimicked Joe Pesci and Richard Pryor.
4. He Is a Versatile Entertainer
Actor, stand-up comedian, voice-over artist, impressionist and television host; these are some of the titles Dave Coulier has managed to acquire during his exciting career in the world of showbiz.
It is this impressive range of skills as an entertainer which has helped him earn a reputation as one of the most versatile artists in the business. It is also one of the main reasons why Dave’s name continues to sell out tickets at a wide array of events, such as:
- college events
- corporate events
- nightclubs parties
- theater shows.
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Dave’s undeniable talent and remarkable versatility, as well as his passion and willingness to work hard for the privilege to make others laugh – these are all qualities which helped ensure his longevity as an entertainer.
With the passing of the years, he managed to continually reinvent himself for the audience and stayed relevant in the industry.
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