Bob Saget Dead at 65

Comedian and 'Full House' star Bob Saget was reportedly found inside his hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando and pronounced dead at the scene.

Bob Saget attends Women's Guild Cedars-Sinai Annual Gala.

Bob Saget attends the Women's Guild Cedars-Sinai Annual Gala.

Bob Saget attends Women's Guild Cedars-Sinai Annual Gala.

Bob Saget has passed away at the age of 65. 

The Orange County’s Sheriff’s Office released a statement a short while ago confirming his death, after it was originally reported by TMZ. Detectives have ruled out drug use or foul play. 

The comedian and Full House star was found dead Sunday at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Orlando. Per the TMZ, Saget was found in his room by hotel security, and the Sheriff’s Office and the fire department were contacted shortly thereafter around 4 p.m. ET. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Details surrounding his death remain scarce at the moment.

His I Don’t Do Negative tour had just gotten underway Friday in Orlando. In a tweet posted early Sunday morning following his show at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, Saget appeared to be in good spirits, and happy to be touring again. 

Saget started as a stand-up comedian, but his career took a completely different turn in 1987 when he was cast as Danny Tanner, a wholesome father of three daughters, on Full House. Saget was later tapped to host America’s Funniest Home Videos. He also served as narrator and voice of an older Ted Mosby on How I Met Your Mother. Despite his family-friendly Full House persona, Saget was known among his colleagues as one of the dirtiest comics around, which was most evident in the documentary The Aristocrats. He was also beloved by his fellow comedians and had a reputation as one of the nicest people in Hollywood. Based on the outpouring of tributes that flooded social media following the news of his death, Saget will be deeply missed. 


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