Comedian, actor Bob Saget dead at 65, sheriff says

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– Bob Saget has reportedly died at an Orlando hotel, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s office.

“Earlier 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 & pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case,” Orange County Sheriff’s office said in a tweet.

The iconic comedian and actor, most famously known for his role as Danny Tanner on the “Full House” and “Fuller House”, died Sunday at Ritz-Carlton in Orlando.

Actor John Stamos was devastated by the news.

“I am broken. I am gutted.  I am in complete and utter shock,” he tweeted. “I will never ever have another friend like him.  I love you so much, Bobby.”

According to Saget’s Twitter page, he was in Jacksonville doing a show at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall Saturday night.

“I had no idea I did a 2 hr set tonight. I’m happily addicted again,” he tweeted.

Screengrab from Bob Saget’s Twitter Page

The actor was also well known as a stand-up comedian and hosted “America’s Funniest Home Videos” for much of the 1990s.

The cause of death was not known Sunday. He was 65 years old.

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