Bob Saget, "Full House" dad, passed away
Writer: Heidi Hsia
The actor was TV dad to the famous Olsen twins
10 Jan – Actor-comedian Bob Saget, most known as the "Full House" patriarch Danny Tanner, has recently passed away.
The news was confirmed by the Orange County Sheriff's Office on 10 January, stating, "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 deceased on scene."
The Sheriff's Office also stated that there were no signs of foul play or drug use on scene.
Saget was on a comedy tour and even performed at the Ponte Verde Concert Hall prior to his passing. His said tour was scheduled to go through June 2022.
Bob Saget performed his stand-up in Jacksonville the day before
Saget was famous for his role as single father Danny in "Full House"
He even tweeted an appreciation the day before, writing, ""Loved tonight's show in Jacksonville. Appreciative audience. Thanks again to Tim Wilkins for opening. I had no idea I did a 2-hour set tonight. I'm happily addicted again to this shit. Check bobsaget.com for my dates in 2022."
Celebrities had since taken to social media to express sadness over the loss, including his "Raising Dad" co-star Kat Dennings, who wrote, "Oh god. Bob Saget!! The loveliest man. I was his TV daughter for one season and he was always so kind and protective. So so sorry for his family."
Saget with TV daughter Michelle, played by Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen
The Olsen twins all grown up
Gilbert Gottfried expressed, "Still in shock. I just spoke with Bob a few days ago. "We stayed on the phone as usual making each other laugh. RIP to friend, comedian & fellow Aristocrat Bob Saget."
"Full House" fellow co-star John Stamos, who played Danny's best friend Jesse, wrote, "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."
Cinema Online, 10 January 2022
John Stamos with Bob Saget during "Full House" era