BREAKING: ‘Full House’ Actor Bob Saget Found Dead at 65

Bob Saget has died at the age of 65. His death was revealed on Sunday (Jan. 9) by the Orange…

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January 9, 2022

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Bob Saget; Photo by Ron Batzdorff

Bob Saget has died at the age of 65.

His death was revealed on Sunday (Jan. 9) by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office after TMZ initially reported the news. 

“Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room,” The Orange County Sherrif’s Department shared in a tweet. “The man was identified as Robert Saget & pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case.”  

Bob Saget was best-known for his starring role as Danny Tanner in the beloved family sitcom, Full House. Saget played the role of Tanner from 1987 to 1995 and later reprised the role on Fuller House in 2016. 

From 1989 to 1997, Saget served as the host of America’s Funniest Home Videos

Saget was also the host of CMT’s Nashville Squares, a country music spinoff of the game show Hollywood Squares, which premiered in November 2019. 

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The Philadelphia native launched a podcast in 2020 entitled Bob Saget’s Here For You with Studio71. He also competed during season four of The Masked Singer as the ‘Squiggly Monster.’

He shared a final photo on Twitter 3:24 am ET. The caption reads, “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 shit. Check http://BobSaget.com for my dates in 2022.”

Saget is survived by his wife, Kelly Rizzo, and three children: Aubrey, Lara, and Jennifer. 

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.