|Born||Andrea Laura Barber
July 3, 1976
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Years active||1982–1995, 2012–present|
|Spouse(s)||Jeremy Rytky (m. 2002)|
Andrea Laura Barber (born July 3, 1976) is an American actress. She is known for playing Kimmy Gibbler in the ABC sitcom Full House and for having originated the role of Carrie Brady in Days of Our Lives.
Barber's first major role was as the original Carrie Brady on the American soap opera Days of Our Lives, from 1982 to 1986. She also guest starred and starred in many movies and television series. Barber is known for her role on the TV show Full House as Kimmy Gibbler, the best friend of D.J. Tanner (Candace Cameron Bure), the oldest daughter in the Tanner household, which she played from 1987 to 1995. She was at first a recurring role but shortly thereafter became a regular. After Full House ended, Barber retired from acting and started focusing on her personal life. In 2012, Barber reprised the role for a Funny or Die sketch alongside Dave Coulier, her former Full House co-star, and says she would love to return to acting soon.
Barber graduated from La Serna High School in Whittier, California. She earned a degree in English from Whittier College. Barber also has a MA in Women's Studies from the University of York, England. She returned to Whittier as assistant to the director of Whittier College's Office of International Programs.
Barber is the youngest of Donald Banks and Sherry Barber's three children; she has two older brothers, Darin and Justin. In 2002, Barber married Jeremy Rytky. The couple has two children.They have since divorced.
|1982–1986||Days of Our Lives||Carrie Brady|
|1983||Fantasy Island||Amanda Gorman|
|1985||Do You Remember Love||Jennifer|
|1985||St. Elsewhere||Carrie Garman|
|1985||Twilight Zone, TheThe Twilight Zone||Cathy Marano|
|1986||Wonderful World of Color||Zoey|
|1987–1995||Full House||Kimmy Gibbler|
|1990||Kissing Tommy||Rhonda Green|
|1995||Skateboard Kid II, TheThe Skateboard Kid II||Tilly Curtis|
|2012||Funny or Die||Kimmy Gibbler|
|2016||Fuller House||Kimmy Gibbler|
- Webber, Stephanie (April 21, 2015). "Candace Cameron Bure, Andrea Barber Gush About Full House Reunion, BFF Status". US Weekly. Retrieved 12 May 2015.
- "Where Is Kimmy Gibbler From 'Full House' Now? Andrea Barber On Leaving Show Biz". Huffington Post. June 4, 2013. Retrieved 12 May 2015.