Bob Saget Has Died
The 'Full House' actor was 65
His cause of death has not been made public, and according to TMZ, the circumstances are currently unclear. He died today at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, FL, where hotel security found his body in his room at around 4 p.m.
Orlando's Orange Country Sheriff's Office confirmed the news, saying that "detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case" and that he was pronounced dead at the scene.
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 pic.twitter.com/aB1UKiOlmi— Orange County Sheriff's Office (@OrangeCoSheriff) January 10, 2022
Saget was an actor and comedian known for his role as Danny Tanner on Full House. He was in Florida to kick off his I Don't Do Negative stand-up comedy tour, and he tweeted in the early hours of this morning that he "loved tonight's show."
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 https://t.co/nqJyTiiezU for my dates in 2022. pic.twitter.com/pEgFuXxLd3— bob saget (@bobsaget) January 9, 2022
Saget starred on Full House from 1987 to 1995, and appeared on the follow-up Fuller House from 2016 to 2020. He hosted America's Funniest Home Videos from 1989 to 1997. He provided the voice of the future Ted Mosby on How I Met Your Mother, and directed the 1998 film Dirty Work starring the late Norm McDonald.
America's Funniest Home Videos — now known simply as AFV — tweeted out a tribute to Saget:
We are saddened to hear about the passing of the great @bobsaget. Our thoughts are with his friends and family at this time.— AFV (@AFVofficial) January 10, 2022
Saget is survived by his wife Kelly Rizzo (who he married in 2018) and three children.
This is a developing story.