Candace Helaine Cameron Bure (//; born April 6, 1976) is an American actress, producer, author, and talk show host. She is known for the role of D.J. Tanner, the eldest daughter, on the television series Full House which she played from ages 10 to 18. She is the younger sister of actor Kirk Cameron. In 2014, she was a contestant on Dancing with the Stars: season 18, finishing in third place.