Bob Saget, a comedian who impressed millions with his performance in popular US TV show Full House, was found dead in a Florida Hotel room, informed a local sheriff.
"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 and pronounced dead on scene. Detectives found no signs of foulplay or drug use in this case," the Orange County Sheriff's office tweeted from its verified account.
Saget, who was also a popular host of America's Funniest Home Videos, had been touring the country recently. Just hours before his demise, Saget was in Florida as part of his “I Don’t Do Negative Comedy Tour,” according to his Twitter feed.
Bob Saget, who was 65, starred as Danny Tanner, the widowed father of three girls, and his efforts to raise them - assisted by his brother-in-law Jesse and friend Joey -formed the heart of the popular Full House sitcom.
"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 s*** Check BobSaget.com for my dates in 2022," the actor wrote.
Meanwhile, several Fellow comedians and friends praised Saget not only for his wit, but his kindness.
“I am broken. I am gutted. I am in complete and utter shock. I will never ever have another friend like him,” wrote John Stamos, who co-starred with Saget on “Full House. “I love you so much Bobby.”
Norman Lear, who reffered Saget a close friend, wrote the comedian “was as lovely a human as he was funny. And to my mind, he was hilarious.”
“In often a ruthless business he was historically not just hilarious but more importantly one of the kindest human beings I ever met in my career,” actor Richard Lewis wrote on Twitter.
Bob Saget is survived by his wife Kelly Rizzo and three children.
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