Dave Coulier has been a Michigander all his life...even though he lived in California for decades, Michigan still lived on in his heart.

Dave was born in Detroit and raised in St. Clair Shores, where he began entertaining in high school by imitating the faculty.....a guy I can relate to! After graduating in 1977, he attended the University of Michigan but only stayed for one year; he knew comedy was what he wanted for a career, so he dropped out of school and pursued his dream.

In 1978 he journeyed to California and started doing standup in Los Angeles comedy clubs, along with the likes of David Letterman and Jerry Seinfeld. The following year he was doing voices for the animated TV show “Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo”.

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Dave finally made his movie debut in Cheech & Chong's 1982 flick, Things Are Tough All Over. He continued doing voices for various cartoons and finally landed the gig as 'Uncle Joey' on Full House in 1987.

Many, many more appearances and voice gigs followed for the next forty years until Dave got weary of the Los Angeles lifestyle and moved in 2019 – back to where his heart was: St. Clair Shores, Michigan. He and his wife live in a gorgeous house on Lakeshore Drive, on the shores of Anchor Bay/Lake St. Clair (pictures in the gallery below).

In 2021, two years after Dave and his wife moved back to Michigan, a street nearby his childhood neighborhood was re-named in his honor. The name 'Lange Street' now has another co-name: “Dave Couiler Way”. According to Dave, via the Macomb Daily, “I used to ride my bike up and down this street and dream about doing something someday.....If I thought I could inspire one kid riding by on their bike to do something interesting with their life through a sign, well let me do it.”

I think I would like to know this guy.

If you want to read more in-depth info about Dave – written by Dave himself – go to his web site at davecoulier.com.

Take a look at a smattering of photos in the gallery below.

Dave Coulier's Michigan Home


The Childhood Home of Robert Wagner, Detroit

John DeLorean's Michigan Homes and Gravesite

Detroit Homes of Rosa Parks


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