About Candace Helaine Cameron-Bure
Many of you know Candace Cameron Bure from ABC's hit television series, Full House, where we affectionately knew her as "D.J. Tanner”. Still running in over 100 countries in syndication, Candace will forever be part of TV history through Nick At Nite and ABC Family network lineups.
With an acting career that started at the age of five, Candace appeared in several national television commercials and prime-time hits such as “St. Elsewhere,” “Growing Pains” and “Who's the Boss”. Candace also earned a string of lead roles in television movies including the critically acclaimed portrayal of an abused teenager in No One Would Tell.
Her feature film credits stand up to the light of her television success with appearances in such films as Punchline with Tom Hanks and Sally Field. Candace entered another genre of pop culture when she was cast in John Hughes Some Kind of Wonderful and the Cohen Brother's film Monster Mash.
After Candace married NHL star Valeri Bure in 1996, she put her career on ice for a while in order to stay home and raise a full house of her own. She has been happily married for over 13 years and is the proud mother of three awesome kids.
Over the last few seasons, Candace has appeared in an episode of Disney's “That's So Raven,” starred opposite Randy Travis in the PureFlix film “The Wager” and has fulfilled the duties as a guest host on ABC's top rated, daytime hit show “The View.” Candace most recently starred in the made for television Hallmark original movie, “Moonlight & Mistletoe” which rated as the #3 all time most viewed original release for the Hallmark Network and now most notably is currently in the midst of completing the first season ‘s slate of episodes as her character “Summer Van Horn” on ABC Family Network’s bona-fide hit show “Make It Or Break It”. Since it’s debut, “Make It Or Break It” has scored huge numbers in the Nielson ratings each week as television’s #2 most watched show in its time slot for females ages 12-17, with an overall average viewership of almost 2.4 million each week over the first ten weeks of the series.
Her philanthropic spirit has given support to the Skip1.org, Compassion International, Sheraton House and Children's Hunger Fund. Candace serves as the National Ambassador for National House of Hope and all the while continues to travel the country speaking at various churches and women's conferences sharing her Christian faith.