Andrea Barber Biography

Andrea Barber is a well-known American actress. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her.

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Birthday: July 3, 1976

Nationality: American

Famous: Actresses American Women

Age: 43 Years, 43 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Cancer

Also Known As: Andrea Laura Barber

Born in: Los Angeles, California, USA

Famous as: Actress

Height: 5'2" (157 cm), 5'2" Females


Spouse/Ex-: Jeremy Rytky (ex-husband)

father: Donald Banks

mother: Sherry Barber

siblings: Darin and Justin (older brothers)

U.S. State: California

City: Los Angeles

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education: La Serna High School, Whittier College, University of York

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Andrea Laura Barber is a well-known American actress who is famous for playing the role of Kimmy Gibbler in ABC’s series ‘Full House’ as well as its Netflix follow-up series ‘Fuller House’. She is also popular for portraying the character of Jennifer in the television film ‘Do You Remember Love’. Having started acting at the age of four through a local stage production, and then making her debut on small screen through the show ‘Days of Our Lives’, today Barber has got tons of television shows under her belt. Besides TV, she has also done some short films and movies. Coming to the honors she has received, the talented actress has won a handful of awards in her career so far. She has won two Soap Opera Digest Awards for ‘Outstanding Youth Actress in a Daytime Soap Opera’ and ‘Outstanding Youth Actress in a Daytime Serial’. She has also received two Young Artist Awards under the categories ‘Best Young Actress Supporting Role in a Television Series’ and ‘Best Young Actress Supporting or Re-Occurring Role for a TV Series’ respectively.

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  • Andrea Barber's first major role was that of Carrie Brady on the TV show ‘Days of Our Lives’ in 1982. The following year, she was cast in an episode of ‘Fantasy Island’. Two years later, i.e. in 1985, the actress did the television film ‘Do You Remember Love’. The same year, she guest starred in two shows namely ‘St. Elsewhere’ and ‘The Twilight Zone’ respectively. Then in 1986, Barber did the shows ‘Wonderful World of Color’ and’ Our House’.
  • After this, she had a recurring role as Kimmy Gibbler in ABC’s ‘Full House’. This show was an incredible hit; it began in 1987 and ended in 1995. In 1990, the American actress got featured in an episode of the TV series ‘Growing Pains’. Five years later, she did ‘The Skateboard Kid II’. After this, Barber took a long break and started focussing on her personal life. She made a comeback in the year 2012 and appeared in an episode of ‘Funny or Die’. In 2016, she reprised the role of Kimmy Gibbler in the spin-off series of Full House. This show is called ‘Fuller House’ and it is running up till now.
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Personal Life
  • Andrea Laura Barber was born on July 3, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA, to parents Donald Banks and Sherry Barber. She has two older brothers named Darin and Justin. Barber attended La Serna High School and then studied at Whittier College. After this, she got an MA degree in Women's Studies from the University of York, England. Coming to her love life, she got married to Jeremy Rytky in 2002 and had two children, Felicity and Tate. In 2014, Barber and Rytky got divorced.
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