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Bob Saget ‘dead’ at 65 – Full House star passes away at Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, reports claim

FULL House star Bob Saget has been found dead in a hotel at the age of 65, reports claim. The iconic actor and comic had performed at a show just hours before he reportedly passed away. The Sheriff’s Department and fire department responded to the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando around 4pm after Saget was found in […] ...

FULL House star Bob Saget has been found dead in a hotel at the age of 65, reports claim.

The iconic actor and comic had performed at a show just hours before he reportedly passed away.

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Saget was found dead at his hotel room on Sunday, but the cause of his death is unknown[/caption]

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Saget was best known for his role as Danny Tanner on the sitcom, Full House[/caption]

The Sheriff’s Department and fire department responded to the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando around 4pm after Saget was found in his room by hotel security.

He was reportedly pronounced dead at the scene but the circumstances of his death are unknown at this time.

Saget’s death was confirmed by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

“Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room,” the office tweeted.

“The man was identified as Robert Saget & pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case.”

“The man was identified as Robert Saget & pronounced deceased. No signs of foul play or drug use.”

The actor and comedian had been touring the country recently, coming to multiple locations in Florida. He was doing a show in Jacksonville Saturday night, staying until early Sunday morning. 

“Loved tonight’s show @PV_ConcertHall in Jacksonville. Appreciative audience. Thanks again to @RealTimWilkins for opening,” tweeted Saget around 3 in the morning on Sunday.

“I had no idea I did a 2 hr set tonight. I’m happily addicted again to this s***. Check http://BobSaget.com for my dates in 2022.”

Saget was best known for his role as Danny Tanner, the patriarch of the Tanner family in Full House. He played the role opposite John Stamos and Dave Coulier.

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His TV daughters were played bare Candace Cameron, Jodie Sweetin and twin Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen playing little Michelle Tanner.

Many remember Saget as the family-friendly father of three that he portrayed onscreen. In actuality, he was known in the comedy world for being incredibly raunchy.

His memorable Comedy Central roast saw him take shots at other iconic comics such as Norm Macdonald, Gilbert Gottfried, Jon Lovitz, Jeff Ross and others.

Saget was also the host of America’s Funniest Home Videos from 1989 to 1997, which ran concurrently with his time on Full House.

He reprised the iconic role for the Netflix reboot, Fuller House, which ended in 2020 after running for four years.

His other roles included a recurring role on Entourage, where he played a fictionalized 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 featured celebrity guest on the Masked Singer.

Saget is survived by his wife, Kelly Rizzo, and three children.

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The actor and comedian had performed a two-hour set in Jacksonville, Florida the night before his death[/caption]

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Despite playing a clean-cut family man onscreen for years, Saget’s was known for being raunchy during his comedy sets[/caption]

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