5:59 PM PT – Bob’s longtime friend and costar John Stamos Just tweet, “I’m broke. I’m brave. I’m in complete and utter shock. I’ll never get another friend like him. I love you so much, Bobby.”
5:03 PM PT – The Orange County Sheriff’s Office tells us, “We have no information on the cause of death, and detectives have not found any signs of foul play or drug use in this case.” He notes, “The medical examiner’s office makes the final call on the cause and manner of death.”
Bob Saget Died at age 65 … has learned.
Multiple sources linked to the iconic comedian and actor – best known for his role as Danny Tanner in ‘Full House’ – died Sunday at The Ritz-Carlton in Orlando.
The sheriff’s department and fire department responded to the hotel around 4 PM ET … after hotel security found Bob in his room. We are told he died at the scene, but the circumstances of his death are still unclear.
Bob has been touring around the country recently, reaching a number of locations throughout the state of Florida, including Orlando, which opened in September and was supposed to take him until May.
On Saturday night, he was performing at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall in Jacksonville … where he shouted to the audience Sunday morning.
Saget wrote, “Loved the @PV_ConcertHall Show in Jacksonville. Admired audience. Thanks again to @RealTimWilkins for my dates in 2022 on BobSaget.com.”
Saget played a patriotic role on the hit ABC sitcom for nearly 10 years, taking on the lead role in 1987 and completing its first iteration in ’95 – opposite stars John Stamos, Dave Collier, Of course … not to mention their TV daughters, Candace Cameron, Jodie Sweetin Similarly Mary-Kate And Ashley Olsen, Who switched roles of Michelle.
His turn as a quintessential family man is remembered by a lot of people – in fact, Saget is a very rude person … especially in his stand-up comedy. BS’s comedic offerings were put on full display at his memorable comedy Central Roast … where his long-time comic friends were tearing him up with humor and love.
He proved to be a good sport … Gilbert Gottfried, Norm Macdonald, Greg Giraldo, John Lovitz, Jeff Ross, Brian Posen And others. He even had a few jokes of his own to make one of the most memorable roasts in Comedy Central Vault – talk about Saget’s influence on the craft.
In addition to his stand-up and ‘full house’ fame … Saget is remembered as a fan favorite in “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” in which he served as host from 89 to 97. ‘FH.’ Speaking of time / tone Mr. Tanner … He reprized his role for the reboot “Fuller House” on the Netflix franchise, which lasted for 4 years and ended in 2020.
Bob’s other notable acting credits include … a recurring role in ‘Entourage’, in which he performed his version of Zeni, the voice of the narrator of ‘How I Met Your Mother’, another sitcom he starred in ‘Rising Dad,’ “Furs of the Penguin” One of the penguins, the lead character in “Surviving Suburbia”, and a fabulous guest role as a resilient crackhead on ‘Half Baked’ … many other shows on film and television over the years.
Recently, she has returned to her roots with the podcast series “Bob Sagets Here for You” and has long been seen as one of the celebrity guests on “Masked Singer”.
At the end of 2019, the last time we saw him outside Craig in West Hollywood was laughing with fans and pops … while taking photos and signing autographs.
He wished 41st birthday to Jeff Ross and he was really in good spirits.
Bob is leaving his wife, Kelly Rizzo, And 3 children.
Originally published – 4:28 PM PT