Bob Saget, a celebrated stand-up comedian and actor beloved for his role as Danny Tanner on the 1990s sitcom Full House, has died at the age of 65 as confirmed by authorities.
According to CNN, Saget died on Sunday in his hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, Florida. The Orange County Sheriff’s office recently confirmed the news on its official Twitter account.
“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 & pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case. #BobSaget”, it wrote.
Saget is survived by his wife, Kelly Rizzo, whom he married in 2018, as well as his three daughters – Aubrey, Jennifer and Lara – with his first wife, Sherri Kramer.
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The family since then has issued a statement stating that they are devastated over the sudden news.
“We are devastated to confirm that our beloved Bob passed away today. 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,” the statement read.
Saget’s death has already caused an outpouring of grief from his many celebrity friends and fans, including his Full House co-star John Stamos. Take a look:
I am broken. I am gutted. I am in complete and utter shock. I will never ever have another friend like him. I love you so much Bobby.
— John Stamos (@JohnStamos) January 10, 2022
Just recently, Saget had kicked off a nationwide stand-up tour in September 2021 that was set to run through June 2022. According to his most recent post on Twitter, Saget had performed Saturday evening at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall in Florida.