FULL House star Bob Saget was found dead in a hotel at the age of 65.…
The iconic actor and comedian performed at a stand-up show just hours before his death.
The Sheriff’s Department and Fire Department responded to the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando around 4:00 pm after hotel security found Saget in his room.
He was pronounced dead at the scene, but the circumstances of his death are currently unknown.
“Earlier today, MPs were called at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes over an unrequited man in a hotel room,” the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said on Twitter.
“The man was identified as Robert Saget and was pronounced dead at the scene. The detectives did not find any signs of foul play or drug use in this case.
The actor and comedian toured the country recently, visiting several locations in Florida.
He played a gig in Jacksonville on Saturday night and stayed there until Sunday morning.
“Enjoyed today’s @PV_ConcertHall show in Jacksonville. Grateful audience. Thanks again @RealTimWilkins for opening. ” tweeted Saget around 3am on Sunday.
“I had no idea I had a two-hour set today. I’m happily addicted to this shit again. Check out http://BobSaget.com for my 2022 dates. ”
Saget was best known for his role as Danny Tanner, patriarch of the Tanner family in Full House. He played the role alongside John Stamos and Dave Couler.
His TV daughters were played naked by Candice Cameron, Jody Sweetin and the twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, who played little Michelle Tanner.
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Many remember Saget as the family father of three children, whom he portrayed on the screen. In fact, he was known in the comedy world as an incredibly lewd man.
His unforgettable growth in Comedy Central has allowed him to star in other iconic comics such as Norm MacDonald, Gilbert Gottfried, John Lovitz, Jeff Ross and others.
Saget also hosted America’s Funniest Home Videos from 1989 to 1997, which aired concurrently with his Full House.
He reprized an iconic role in Netflix’s reboot, Fuller House, which ended in 2020 after four years in the making.
His other roles included a recurring role in Entourage, where he played a fictional version of himself. He was also the narrator in How I Met Your Mother and the star of Raising Dad.
He started a podcast series called Bob Saget’s Here For You and was a guest celebrity guest on Masked Singer.
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Several of Saget’s colleagues in Full House have issued statements about the death of their television patriarch.
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen said they were “deeply saddened” by Saget’s passing.
“Bob was the most loving, compassionate and generous person. We are deeply saddened that he is no longer with us, but we know that he will continue to be with us to guide us as gracefully as ever, ”said the brothers and sisters.
“We think of his daughters, wife and family and express our condolences.”
John Stamos, who played Jesse’s uncle. tweeted: “I am broken. I am gutted. I am in complete and utter shock. I will never have another friend like him. I love you so much, Bobby.”
“I don’t know what to say,” wrote Candice Cameron Bure, who played DJ Tanner. “I have no words. Bob was one of the best people I have ever known in my life. I loved him so much.”
Numerous celebrity and fan tributes were posted online almost immediately after the news of Saget’s death.
Comedian Nikki Glazer wrote: “I will miss Bob Saget very much. He was as kind as he was funny. “
Star Trek actor, George Takei, said he was “deeply saddened” to learn of Saget’s “untimely” death.
“Loved by millions as America’s father, he was a regular in our living rooms, bringing us the funniest videos and countless belly laughs. Gone too early, like many of the brightest souls. “
Bobby lee called Saget “one of the nicest guys in the business.”
“My heart is broken,” he added.
The Saget family broke their silence following the shocking death of the actor and comedian.
“We are devastated to confirm that our beloved Bob has passed away,” the family said in a statement.
“He was everything to us and we want you to know how much he loved his fans, performing live and bringing people from all walks of life together with laughter.”
During this time, the Saghet family asked for privacy, but invited fans to “join us to remember the love and laughter that Bob brought into the world.”
He is survived by his wife Kelly Rizzo and three daughters Lara, Aubrey and Jennifer from his first marriage to Sherri Kramer.