Bob Saget died at the age of 65


Full House star Bob Saget has been found dead at the age of 65 in a hotel.

The iconic actor and comic performed on a stand-up show just hours before he died.

Saget was found dead in his hotel room Sunday, but the cause of his death is unknown

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Saget was found dead in his hotel room Sunday, but the cause of his death is unknownCredit: Getty
Saget is best known for his role as Danny Tanner in the sitcom Full House

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Saget is best known for his role as Danny Tanner in the sitcom Full HouseCredit: Getty

Saget was found in his room by hotel security after the Sheriff’s Department and the Fire Department responded to the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando at about 4 p.m.

He was pronounced dead on the spot but the circumstances of his death are unknown at this time.

“Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, for a call about a person who did not respond in a hotel room,” the Orange County Sheriff’s Office tweeted.

“The man has been identified as Robert Saget and has been pronounced dead at the scene. Detectives have not found any signs of foul play or drug use.”

The actor and comedian recently toured the country, coming to many places in Florida.

They were performing in Jacksonville on Saturday night, and were up until Sunday morning.

“Loved tonight’s show @PV_ConcertHall in Jacksonville. Appreciative audience. Thanks again to @RealTimWilkins for opening, Tweeted Sunday morning java go around 3am.

“I didn’t know I was set for 2 hours tonight. I’m just happy addicted to this s *** again. Check http://BobSaget.com for my dates in 2022.”

Saget is best known for his role as Danny Tanner, Chancellor of the Tanner family at Full House. He played opposite John Stamos and Dave Collier.

His TV daughters played Bear Candace Cameron, Jodie Sweetin and twins Marie-Kate and Ashley Olsen as little Michelle Tanner.

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Many remember Saget as a family-friendly father of three children, who portrayed him on screen. In fact, he was known in the world of comedy as being incredibly disgusting.

His memorable comedy Central Roast took pictures of Norm MacDonald, Gilbert Gottfried, John Lovitz, Jeff Ross and other iconic comics.

Saget was the host of America’s Funniest Home Videos from 1989 to 1997, coinciding with his time at Full House.

He repeated the iconic role for the Netflix reboot, Fuller House, which ended in 2020 after running for four years.

His other roles included a recurring role in Entourage, where he played a fictional version of himself. He was a presenter on How I Met Your Mother and Rising Dad.

He started a podcast series called Bob Sagets Here for You and was a popular guest on Masked Singer.

Some of Saget's full house co-stars have spoken since his death

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Some of Saget’s full house co-stars have spoken since his deathCredit: Getty
Saget's family said they were 'devastated' to confirm the star's death

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Saget’s family said they were ‘devastated’ to confirm the star’s deathCredit: Getty
The comic shared the photo hours before he died

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The comic shared the photo hours before he died
In his last Instagram post, Saget tragically signed to 'Get Out of Peace'

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In his last Instagram post, Saget tragically signed to ‘Get Out of Peace’Credit: Instagram / Bob Saget

Co-stars speak

Some of Saget’s Full House co-stars released statements about their TV father’s death.

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen said they were “deeply saddened” by Saget’s demise.

“Bob is a very loving, compassionate and generous person. We are very sad that they are no longer with us but we know that they will always be by our side to guide us, ”the siblings said.

“We are thinking of their daughters, wife and family and sending our condolences.”

John Stamos as Uncle Jesse, Tweeted: “I am broken. I was gutted. I am in complete and utter shock. I would never have another boyfriend like him. I love you so much, Bobby.

“I don’t know what to say,” he wrote Candace Cameron Beure, DJ Tanner played the role. “I have no words. Bob is one of the best people I know in my life. I loved him so much.

‘Father of America’

Following the news of Saget’s death, multiple tributes from celebrities and fans have been posted online.

Comedian Nikki Glaser Wrote: “I miss Bob Saget so much. He’s funny.”

Star Trek actor, George Takei, Saget said, “deeply saddened” to learn of his “untimely” demise.

“As an American father, loved by millions, he was a regular presence in our living rooms, bringing us funny videos and countless belly laughs.

Bobby Lee Saget is called “one of the best guys in this business.”

“My heart is broken,” he added.

‘Devastated’

Saget’s family broke their silence after the shocking death of the actor and comedian.

“We are devastated to confirm that our beloved Bob has died,” the family said in a statement.

“They were all ubiquitous for us and we want you to know how much they love their fans, performing live and bringing people from all walks of life together with a laugh.”

This time Saget’s family asked for privacy but invited fans to “join us to remember the love and laugh that Bob brought to the world.”

He is survived by his wife Kelly Rizzo and his three daughters Laura, Aubrey and Jennifer from Sherry Kramer’s first marriage.

The actor and comedian performed a two-hour set in Jacksonville, Florida the night before he died

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The actor and comedian performed a two-hour set in Jacksonville, Florida the night before he diedCredit: AFP
Despite playing a clean-cut family man on screen for many years, Saget is known for his rudeness in comedy sets.

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Despite playing a clean-cut family man on screen for many years, Saget is known for his rudeness in comedy sets.Credit: Getty
Police appeared at the Ritz Carlton in Orlando a few hours after Saget died

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Police appeared at the Ritz Carlton in Orlando a few hours after Saget died



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