Dave Coulier, star of ‘Full House,’ says his wife’s reaction to drunken fall made him sober


Actor Dave Coulier claims he is now sober for over two years since quitting alcohol. 

The comic is 62 years old and best known for his role in Danny Tanner’s best friend Joey’s 1990 sitcom. “Full House,” posted an Instagram photo of his face bloody and scratched — injuries he says he sustained in a fall while he was drinking. 

“I was laughing and having a grand old time and I tripped and I face planted,”Coulier claimed on “Good Morning America.”

The actor says it was his wife’s Melissa’s reaction that made him see that he needed help.

“She started crying, and at that point, I realized, wow, I need to fix this,” Coulier said.

“I thought, ‘Am I gonna be able to make people laugh again? Are we gonna have the same good times?’” he continued.

But he writes on Instagram that life is even sweeter now. “The sky is more blue, my heart is no longer closed, and I enjoy making people laugh until they fall down more than ever before.”

His “Full House”He has co-stars who rally around him.

“I didn’t expect the outpouring from people that said, ‘Thank you for having the courage to post this,’” Coulier said.