Comedian, actor Bob Saget dead at age 65 – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Comedian and actor Bob Saget died on Sunday. He was 65.

Saget was reportedly found dead in his Orlando hotel room just after 4 p.m. on Sunday. The cause of his death is not yet known.

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Saget, who had been on a comedy tour, tweeted his appreciation for the audience Saturday after playing a two-hour set in Jacksonville. The tweet contained future comedy show dates for 2022.

Loved today’s show @PV_ConcertHall in Jacksonville. Appreciative audience. Thanks again to @RealTimWilkins for opening it. Little did I know I was doing a 2 hour set tonight. I’m happily addicted to this shit again. Check for my data in 2022.

– Bob saget (@bobsaget) January 9, 2022

Best known for his role as Danny Tanner on “Full House,” Saget has been a household name and favorite for nearly 40 years. “Full House” premiered in 1987 and aired its final episode on May 23, 1995.

In 2016, Saget repeated his role when Netflix released a full house reboot, “Fuller House”.

Saget also hosted America’s Funniest Home Videos for eight years.

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The roles were in stark contrast to the uncensored stand-up he did at night in comedy clubs.

“People were surprised. I was playing at a casino up there in Vancouver one night and there was a lady who was just starting to run, ”Saget said in a 2017 interview with CBS News. “But mostly I always adapt to the audience like a chameleon. I’m not deliberately saying, ‘I’m getting fucked up here’ if you don’t enjoy it, you know. I want to laugh. “

From an early age he was a warm-up comedian for the studio audience of the 1980s television series “Bosom Buddies”, where he got a small role in front of the camera and met Jeff Franklin.

“Franklin was a producer on that show and had always thought of me for Danny Tanner. He said he knew about Bob’s edgy side, but he knew I could be the show’s Richie Cunningham, too, “Saget told CBS News.

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