“Full House” Star Comedian Bob Saget Has Passed Away At 65
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Bob Saget, an actor and comedian best known for his role as Danny Tanner on “Full House,” has died at the age of 65.
According to a statement from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a call at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando on Sunday, January 9. When they arrived, they found an unresponsive man in a hotel room later identified as Bob Saget. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
“Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case,” the sheriff’s office said in a statement posted online. The Medical Examiner’s Office will determine the cause and manner of death.
“We are devastated to confirm that our beloved Bob passed away today,” the Saget family said in their statement. “He was everything to us and we want you to know how much he loved his fans, performing live and bringing people from all walks of life together with laughter. Though we ask for privacy at this time, we invite you to join us in remembering the love and laughter that Bob brought to the world.”
Saget was in Florida as part of his comedy tour “Bob Saget: I Don’t Do Negative Tour.” According to tour dates pinned to his Twitter account, he performed Saturday night at Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.