Bob Saget

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Bob Saget
Bob Saget, Behind The Velvet Rope TV .05.jpg
Saget in 2015
Born
Robert Lane Saget

May 17, 1956
DiedJanuary 9, 2022(2022-01-09) (aged 65)
Cause of deathSubdural hematoma and a subarachnoid hemorrhage caused by head trauma
Resting placeMount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Alma materTemple University (BA)
Occupation
Years active1977–2022[1]
Known forAmerica's Funniest Home Videos
Full House
Spouse(s)Sherri Kramer (m. 1982–97)
Kelly Rizzo (m. 2018)
Children3
Comedy career
Medium
  • Stand-up
  • television
  • film
Genres
Websitebobsaget.com

Robert Lane "Bob" Saget[1] (May 17, 1956 – January 9, 2022) was an American comedian and actor. He was best known for his appearances on television as Danny Tanner on Full House[2] and the original host of America's Funniest Home Videos.[3] He was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2014 for a comedy album that he made.

Personal life[change | change source]

Robert Lane Saget was born on May 17, 1956, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Dolly and Benjamin Saget. He attended Abington Senior High School in Abington Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, before attending Temple University. Saget married Sherri Kramer on May 16, 1982, and had three children with Kramer: Aubrey, Lara, and Jennifer. The pair divorced on November 10, 1997. He married Kelly Rizzo on October 30, 2018.[1]

Death[change | change source]

On January 9, 2022, Saget was found dead at his hotel room in Orange County, Florida near Orlando at the age of 65.[4] The cause of death was a subdural hematoma and a subarachnoid hemorrhage caused by head trauma after falling and hitting the back of his head.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Bob Saget". IMDb. Retrieved 9 January 2022.
  2. "'Full House' cast: Where are they now?". Fox News Channel. 5 March 2020. Retrieved 2021-02-07.
  3. "ABC Orders 'Videos After Dark' With Bob Saget, Renews 'AFV' for Two Seasons". Variety. 29 October 2018. Retrieved 2021-02-07.
  4. Murphy, J. Kim (10 January 2022). "Bob Saget, 'Full House' Star, Dies at 65". Variety. Retrieved 9 January 2022.
  5. "Bob Saget died from head trauma, family says". ABC News. February 9, 2022. Retrieved February 9, 2022.