‘Full House’ Star Bob Saget Dead at 65

Bob Saget
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Incredibly sad news coming in right. TMZ is reporting that Full House star Bob Saget has died. He was only 65 years old. A cause of death is not known at this time. According to reports, he was found dead in his hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, Florida, where he had been staying while out on tour.

Saget starred as Danny Tanner — father of DJ, Stephanie, and Michelle — in the ABC show Full House, which ran from 1987 until 1995. Saget returned to his role as Danny Tanner when Full House was rebooted to Fuller House, which had 5 seasons on Netflix.

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Per TMZ:

Multiple sources connected to the iconic comedian and actor — most famous for his starring role as Danny Tanner in ‘Full House’ — tell us he passed away Sunday at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando.

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The Orange County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that they were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando and that the deceased person was identified as “Robert Saget” The Sheriff’s Office shared the report on Twitter.

Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room. The man was identified as Robert Saget & pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case. #BobSaget

Saget had been performing his comedy around the country and sent his last tweet on Sunday, January 9 at 3:42 a.m.

Loved tonight’s show @PV_ConcertHall in Jacksonville. Appreciative audience. Thanks again to @RealTimWilkins for opening. I had no idea I did a 2 hr set tonight. I’m happily addicted again to this shit. Check BobSaget.com for my dates in 2022.

In addition to starring in Full House, Saget was the original host of the popular show America’s Funniest Home Videos from 1989 until 1997 and was replaced by Tom Bergeron.

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