My husband died doing what he loved-- fighting fires and helping people. He'd want me to be strong.
—D.J. on her husband's death.

Thomas Daniel "Tommy" Fuller is the deceased husband of D.J. Tanner, and the father of JacksonMax, and Tommy Jr. His name has been mentioned in Fuller House.

He is portrayed by Dan Thiel.


Tommy and Jackson

Tommy and his first-born son, Jackson.

Tommy Fuller was D.J.'s husband and worked in the fire department. In the episode "Our Very First Show, Again", it is revealed Tommy passed away in the line of duty.

In the episode Secrets, Lies, & Firetrucks, Tommy can be seen in a picture Max shows his friends. Tommy was sitting in a fire truck and Jackson was sitting next to him.  to all this, Tommy is one of the mystery characters in Fuller House.

In the Season 4 episode Oh, My Santa, Tommy Fuller makes an appearence through archival Christmas footage.



  • He was a firefighter.
  • He died saving a girl from a fire before the events of Season 1
  • Tommy's favorite dinner was pancakes and milkshakes.
  • According to D.J., Max has Tommy's eyes, and Jackson has his hair.