Lori Anne Loughlin (/ˈlɒklɪn/; born July 28, 1964) is an American actress, model, and producer. She is known for her role as Rebecca Donaldson-Katsopolis on the ABC sitcom Full House (1988–1995) and its Netflix sequel Fuller House (2016–2019). Loughlin is also known for her roles of Jody Travis in The Edge of Night (1980–1983), Debbie Wilson in The CW series 90210 (2008–2011, 2012), Jennifer Shannon in the Garage Sale Mystery television film series (2013–2018), and Abigail Stanton in When Calls the Heart (2014–2019). Loughlin was a co-creator, producer, and star of the two seasons of The WB series Summerland (2004–2005).
On March 12, 2019, Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli were arrested in connection with an alleged nationwide college entrance exam cheating scandal. They were charged with conspiracy to commit honest services mail fraud; both were released on bail. On May 22, 2020, Loughlin “pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud,” and her husband pleaded “guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud and honest services wire and mail fraud." Their pleas have not been entered but are pending a review of pre-sentencing reports by the presiding judge.