|Candace Cameron Bure|
Candace Cameron Bure attending "Susan G. Komen for the Cure
|Born|| Candace Helaine Cameron|
6 April 1976
Panorama City, Los Angeles, California United States
|Spouse(s)||Valeri Bure (June 22, 1996-present) 3 children|
Candace Helaine Cameron Bure (born April 6, 1976) is an American actress best known for playing D.J. Tanner on the television show Full House. She is the sister of Kirk Cameron. She is married to former ice hockey player Valeri Bure.
Candace Cameron Bure was born in Panorama City, California, to Robert Cameron and Barbara Bausmith. Following in the footsteps of her older brother Kirk, she decided to pursue acting. She started in the entertainment business by appearing in a number of television commercials. Soon after, she guest starred roles on shows like St. Elsewhere, Growing Pains, and Who's the Boss?
When she got the chance to audition for and got the role of D.J. Tanner on Full House, she impressed the studio executives and Television producer so much that they delayed taping the pilot episode to allow her to complete work on her other obligations. The show had an eight-year run.
While on Full House, Cameron was also featured in a few television movies. She played an abused teenager in No One Would Tell followed by She Cried No and Night Scream, in which she received starring roles. Cameron also guest starred in the failed TV pilot Real Mature on ABC and in one episode of Bill Nye The Science Guy as "Candace The Science Gal." She also appeared in the film Punchline with Tom Hanks and Sally Field and appeared in an episode of the sitcom Punky Brewster in the mid-1980s. In 1987, she had a role as the youngest sister of Eric Stoltz in the teen comedy Some Kind of Wonderful, which was produced by John Hughes.
Cameron has hosted the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards in 1990 with Dave Coulier and David Faustino, and again in 1994 with Joey Lawrence and Marc Weiner, becoming the first person to host twice or more (followed by Whitney Houston, Rosie O'Donnell and Jack Black).
Following the end of Full House,as DJ Tanner. Cameron guest starred on such network hits as Cybill and Boy Meets World. Following the birth of her children, she took a self-imposed hiatus from television and film to devote all of her time to her family and children. In the 2000s, she appeared as an interview on the retrospective TV specials I Love the '80s and I Love the '80s Strikes Back, and was one of the hosts of 50 Cutest Child Stars: All Grown Up on the E! network, along with Keshia Knight Pulliam of The Cosby Show fame. In 2006, Cameron guest starred on the sitcom That's So Raven. The following year, she co-starred with Randy Travis in The Wager , and starred with Tom Arnold in the television movie Moonlight and Mistletoe for the Hallmark Channel in 2008.
Cameron returned to a television series in 2009, after being cast in Make It or Break It, a teenage drama on ABC Family, where she plays Summer Van Horn.
On June 22, 1996, Cameron married NHL hockey player Valeri Bure (Valerij Vladimirovich Bure). They were introduced by Cameron's former Full House co-star Dave Coulier. She and Bure have three children: Natasha Valerievna Bure (b. August 15, 1998), Lev Valerievich Bure (b. February 20, 2000) and Maksim Valerievich Bure (b. January 20, 2002). Her husband launched his own wine label, Bure Family Wines.
In 2006, as a reflection of her evangelical faith, she endorsed an online Christian homeschooling academies. She wrote a monthly column for "Christian Women Online" and speaks at churches throughout the country. She is currently a spokesperson for National House of Hope, a Christian organization for teens based out of Orlando, FL.Template:Citation needed
She currently lives in Los Angeles, CA to be close to her job on Make It or Break It.
|1987||Some Kind of Wonderful||Cindy Nelson|
|1995||Monster Mash||Mary (Juliet)||Alternative title: Frankenstein Sings|
|2001||The Krew||Chief Karls||Executive producer|
|The Uncertainty Principle|| ||Producer|
|1982–1984||St. Elsewhere||Megan White||5 episodes|
|1984||T. J. Hooker||Tina||1 episode|
|1985||Punky Brewster||Jennifer Bates||1 episode|
|1986||Little Spies||Julie||Television movie|
|Who's the Boss?||Young Mona||1 episode|
|1987–1988||Growing Pains||Jenny Foster||2 episodes|
|1987–1995||Full House||D. J. Tanner (aka Donna Jo "D.J." Margaret Tanner)|| 192 episodes|
List of Full House DVD
|1988||I Saw What You Did||Julia Fielding||Television movie|
|1990||Camp Cucamonga||Amber Lewis||Television movie|
|1991||Real Mature||Guest Star||Television pilot|
|1992||To Grandmother's House We Go||First viewer||Uncredited|
|1994||Bill Nye the Science Guy||Candace, the Science Gal||Single episode|
|1995||Sharon's Secret||Sharon||Television movie|
|Visitors of the Night||Katie English||Television movie|
|No One Would Tell||Stacy Collins||Television movie|
|Kidz in the Wood||Donna||Television movie|
|She Cried No||Melissa Connell||Television movie|
|1997||Boy Meets World||Witch Millie||Single episode|
|NightScream|| ||Producer, television movie|
|2001||Twice in a Lifetime||Rose Hathaway||Single episode|
|2005||50 Cutest Child Stars: All Grown Up||as Herself; Host||appeared on E!|
|2007||That's So Raven||Courtney Dearborn||Single episode: "Teacher's Pet"|
|2008||Moonlight and Mistletoe||Holly||Television movie|
|2009–present||Make It or Break It||Summer Van Horn|
Awards and nominations
|Year||Award||Result||Category||Film or series|
|1988||Young Artist Award||Nominated||Outstanding Young Actors/Actresses Ensemble in Television or Motion Picture||Little Spies (Shared with cast)|
|Best Young Actress Guest Starring in a Television Comedy Series||Growing Pains (For episode "The Long Goodbye")|
|1989||Best Young Actress — Starring in a Television Comedy Series||Full House|
|1990||Best Young Actress Starring in a Television Series||Full House|
|1991||Best Young Actress Starring in a Television Series||Full House|
|1993||Best Young Actress Starring in a Television Series||Full House|
|1994||Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards||Won||Favorite Television Actress||Full House|
|2004||TV Land Award||Nominated||Quintessential Non-Traditional Family||Full House (Shared with cast)|