The protagonist of “Full House” (Three by Three) Bob Saget was found dead in his hotel room. He was 65 years old.
The actor known for his role as father of the series “Tres por Tres”, Danny Tanner, was found dead by the housekeeper of the hotel when he did not arrive at the checkout, a source told People .
TMZ was the first media outlet to report the death of the beloved comedian.
The actor was staying at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, Fla., After performing in Jacksonville on Saturday night. The comedian was touring the country, having performed at various locations in Florida, including Orlando. On Saturday night he was in Jacksonville at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall and wrote on his Twitter.
Loved the show tonight @PV_ConcertHall in Jacksonville. Admiring audience. Thanks again to @RealTimWilkins for opening. I didn’t know I did a 2 hour set tonight. I’m addicted to this shit again. Check https://t.co/nqJyTiiezU for my dates in 2022. pic.twitter.com/pEgFuXxLd3
– bob saget (@bobsaget) January 9, 2022
Authorities were called at around 4 p.m. local time on Saturday as an unconscious man was found in a room, the man identified as Robert Saget was pronounced dead at the scene. Detectives found no signs of drugs or anything illegal in the case, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office wrote on Twitter. The circumstances of his death are unknown to this day.
According to People, the actor had been staying at this hotel for a few days and his departure was scheduled for 3 p.m. An hour after he missed checkout, a cleaning lady went to his room to see what was going on and found him unconscious in his bed.
The source adds that the bedroom was in order, there was no sign of trauma, and the actor’s suitcases were ready at the door.
Awww… how sad I don’t know what to say. I loved this Tres Por Tres series (the original). After the unfortunate news became known, colleagues and friends of the actor expressed their sadness and condolences to his wife and daughters, including John Stamos, The Olsen Twins, Candance Cameron Bure, Dave Coulier, among others.
Bob Saget was the host of America’s Funniest Home Video. He then starred in “Raising Dad” and then voiced old Ted Mosby on all 9 seasons of “How I Met Your Mother”. He was also on Quatum Leap, Joey, Entourage, Louie, Grandfathered, Shameless, Half Baked, Dumb and Dumberer, New York Minute, The Masked Singer. He returned to his role as Danny Tanner in the reboot of the Netflix series “Fuller House”, which ran for 4 years and ended in 2020.
Bob is survived by his wife Kelly Rizzo and their 3 daughters – along with his ex-wife Sherri Kramer.
RIP Bob… Danny Tanner forever.
You know it’s funny, he loved Betty White.