MONDAY, Jan. 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) – “Full House” actor and comedian Bob Saget was found dead in his Florida hotel room on Sunday night after performing at a concert hall near Jacksonville. He was 65 years old.
Best known for playing Danny Tanner in “Full House” and “Fuller House” and as the host of “American’s Funniest Home Videos”, Saget’s death has been confirmed by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, The New York Times reported.
The cause of death was unknown, but there was no sign of foul play or drug use, according to the sheriff’s office, which said he was found unconscious in a hotel room at the Ritz- Carlton Orlando, in Grande Lakes.
Saget had tweeted earlier Sunday, thanking the “appreciative audience”.
“I didn’t know I did a 2 hour set tonight,” he said. “I’m addicted to this again. “
Saget was born in Philadelphia and graduated from Temple University in 1978 before becoming an actor. He studied cinema at Temple, receiving a Student Academy Award for Documentary Merit for the film titled “Through the Eyes of Adam”.
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His stand-up routines were known to be scorching and filled with profanity, even though he was conversely known to play impeccable characters in his network TV shows.
In 2017, Saget told Jimmy Kimmel how longtime friend and comedian Don Rickles described his act. Rickles said Saget “came out like a Jewish Clark Kent”. Saget then sang a dog and a monkey before employing a censored verb on network television, the Time noted.
From 1987 to 1995, Saget played a widowed father who raised two daughters with the help of his brother-in-law and best friend on the family show “Full House”. Her co-stars included John Stamos, Lori Loughlin, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and Candace Cameron Bure.
Stamos tweeted Sunday: “I am broken. I’m empty. I am in complete and utter shock. I’ll never have another friend like him. I love you so much Bobby.
Read more about Bob Saget on his website.
THE SOURCE: The New York Times
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