It is with great sadness that we have learned that actor and comedian Bob Saget has passed away at the age of 65.
Sources close to Saget revealed that he was found dead in his room at the Ritz Carlton hotel in Orlando, Florida where he was currently on tour. Saget is best known for his role as widowed father Danny Tanner in the long-running family sitcom “Full House”. Saget was also the long-time host of “America’s Funniest Home Videos” and a successful stand-up comedian.
Saget’s official cause of death has not been revealed, however, local police and fire department were called to the hotel around 4 pm EST on Sunday after hotel security discovered Saget unresponsive in his room. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Recently, Saget has been extensively touring through the state of Florida and performed what looks to be his final live performance in Jacksonville, FL on Saturday night. His tour started back in September and was slated to wrap up sometime in May 2022.
Saget played the role of Danny Tanner on “Full House’ for ten years starting in 1987 until the show wrapped in 1995. His co-stars included John Stamos, Dave Coulier, Candance Cameron-Bure, Jodie Sweetin, and of course twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.
More recently Saget reprised his role on the Netflix reboot “Fuller House” which ran for four seasons and ended it’s successful run in 2020. Saget also hosted his podcast “Bob Saget’s Here For You” and appeared on the FOX reality competition series “The Masked Singer”. He is survived by his wife Kelly Rizzo and three children.
Our sincere condolences go out to Bob Saget’s family, friends, and fans during this incredibly difficult time.