Full House
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Andrea Barber
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General information
Birth: July 3, 1976
Occupation(s): Actress
Series information
First appearance: Our Very First Show
Last appearance: Michelle Rides Again (Part 2)
Portrays: Kimmy Gibbler
Other information
Spouse: Jeremy Rytky (m. 2002–2014; 2 children)
Interests: Her family
Education: University of York

Andrea Barber (born Andrea Laura Barber on July 3, 1976 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actress. She played Kimmy Gibbler on Full House and Fuller House.


Her first major role was as the original Carrie Brady on the soap opera, Days of Our Lives from 1982 to 1986. She then took up the role of Kimmy Gibbler, which she played from 1987 to 1995.

In 1992, she made an uncredited cameo apppearance in the Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen TV movie, To Grandmother's House We Go.[1]

Andrea also guest-starred on television shows such as Fantasy Island, St. Elsewhere, The Twilight Zone, Our House, and Growing Pains.

Personal life

Andrea is the youngest of three children. She has two older brothers: Darin and Justin. On September 1, 2002, Andrea married Jeremy Rytky and they have two children.[2]

She attended Whittier College with a major in English. She also worked as the assistant to the director of Whittier College's Office of International Programs. She completed her M.A. in Women's Studies at the University of York in England. She also spent a semester in Denmark.

Andrea and Jeremy ended their marriage in divorce in 2014. Any other romantic relationships have not been disclosed.


When Kimmy was pregnant in Fuller House, Andrea wore a prosthetic belly.



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