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Bob Saget dead: Full House star passes away at 65 in Orlando hotel


Comedian and actor Bob Saget has reportedly died at the age of 65, though the circumstances of his death are yet to be confirmed

Bob Saget has reportedly died at the age of 65
Bob Saget has reportedly died at the age of 65

Bob Saget has died at the age of 65, it has been reported.

The comedian and actor reportedly passed away last night in a hotel in Orlando, whilst on a stand-up tour, TMZ reports.

The 65-year-old is best-known for playing Danny Tanner on the ABC sitcom Full House between 1987 and 1995, later reprising the role in its sequel Fuller House in 2016.

He was reportedly pronounced dead at Ritz-Carlton Orlando earlier, though the circumstances of his death are yet to be confirmed.

In a statement, Orange County Sheriff’s Office said: “Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room.

They added: “The man was identified as Robert Saget and pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case.”

Saget had been touring the US recently, with recent dates taking him to venues in Florida. He’s said to have performed at a show in Jacksonville on Saturday night, posting about it on Twitter.

He said: “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 sh*t.”

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