Bob Sagetthe salty comedian best known for playing patriarch Danny Tanner on the beloved sitcom Full house, died Sunday at the age of 65, according to TMZ. The outlet writes that Saget was found in an Orlando hotel room and pronounced dead at the scene; So far, no cause of death has been released. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office confirmed his death Sunday evening, adding that “detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case.”
Saget had been playing stand-up in Florida hours before his death. “Loved the show tonight @PV_ConcertHall in Jacksonville,” he tweeted early Saturday morning. “I didn’t know I did a 2 hour set tonight. I’m luckily addicted to this shit.
Born on May 17, 1956 in Philadelphia, Saget considered becoming a doctor before discovering a love for the arts. He became one of the most familiar faces on television in the 80s and 90s after being cast in ABC’s hit family sitcom. Full house and, two years after that series launched, the start of an eight-year streak as host of the series of viewer-submitted clips from the same network America’s Funniest Home Videos. He later scored another major role in a second iconic sitcom, voicing the narrator on CBS how I Met Your Mother from 2005 to 2014.
Despite its family image, after Full house completed in 1995, Saget earned a reputation for using unusually dirty humor in his stand-up comedy – as evidenced by a particularly memorable appearance in the documentary 2005 The Aristocrats and his 2014 book, Dirty Daddy: the chronicles of a father who became a dirty comedian. He got his blue sense of humor from his dad: ‘His attitude was always bad comedy,’ Saget said vanity lounge This year. “He loved her. When someone died he was sad, but he tried to look at the kids and play a joke on us. To the grave.
More recently, Saget could be found doing guest spots on everything from Law and order: LA for Shamelessappearing briefly on The Masked Singertouring and making regular appearances on Netflix Full house the comeback More complete housebroadcast on the streaming platform from 2016 to 2020.
“I’m touched to see that this show will not go away”, Saget said in april, talking about the sitcom that made him a household name. “And part of the reason is that it takes you back to a time when things were a little simpler.”
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