Famed actor and comedian Bob Saget was found dead in a hotel room in Orlando, Florida, on January 9, 2022, according to Sherrif officials. Saget’s cause of death has yet to be determined. He was 65 years old.
As per a statement from the Orange Country Sheriff’s department, there were “no signs of foul play or drug use in this case.”
“Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room,” the department tweeted. “The man was identified as Robert Saget & pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case.”
“The Medical Examiner’s Office will make the final call on the cause and manner of death,” the department told TMZ.
UFC color commentator and podcaster Joe Rogan reacted to the “Full House” actor’s death. Saget was featured on episode No. 1507 of “The Joe Rogan Experience” podcast in July 2020. During their two-and-a-half-hour discussion, the comedians spoke about a wide variety of topics, including Saget’s podcast “Bob Saget’s Here For You,” and Carlos Mencia.
Sharing a photo of himself and Saget, Rogan wrote: “Bob Saget was a good man and a very funny person. I’m going to miss him very much. RIP.” See the Instagram post below:
And you can watch their podcast via the YouTube embed below:
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Saget Was in Jacksonville Doing a Comedy Show on Saturday Night
The night before Saget’s body was found, he performed a comedy set at the PV Concert Hall in Jacksonville, Florida. In what was his final tweet, Saget shared his excitement about doing comedy and reminded fans to check out his website to see all of his upcoming comedy dates.
“Loved tonight’s show @PV_ConcertHall in Jacksonville,” Saget tweeted. “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 s***. Check http://BobSaget.com for my dates in 2022.”
He also shared a self of himself. See the tweet below:
Saget is known for his roles such as Danny Tanner on “Full House” and “Fuller House,” as well as hosting “America’s Funniest Home Videos.” He was also the subject of “The Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget” in 2008.
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John Stamos Reacted to Saget’s Death
Saget’s “Full House” co-star John Stamos took to Twitter to share his grief about his friend’s death. “I am broken,” Stamos wrote. “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.”
Both Stamos, who played Jesse Katsopolis, and Saget appeared on “Full House” for the entirety of the TV show’s eight-season run, from 1987 to 1995. Stamos also performed the duty of “Roast Master” during Saget’s Comedy Central roast.