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Bob Saget, 65, dies in Orlando hotel room

Saget is remembered for starring in "America's Funniest Home Videos" and "Full House."

Beloved TV dad of 'Full House' Bob Saget passes away at 65
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January 10, 2022 1:18am

Updated: January 10, 2022 7:22am

Comedian Bob Saget passed away Sunday at the age of 65 in an Orlando, Florida hotel room, TMZ reports. 

The Orange County Sheriff's Office reports that detectives on the scene "found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case."

"We are devastated to confirm that our beloved Bob passed away today," the Saget family said in their statement. "He was everything to us and we want you to know how much he loved his fans, performing live and bringing people from all walks of life together with laughter. Though we ask for privacy at this time, we invite you to join us in remembering the love and laughter that Bob brought to the world."

Saget was in Florida as part of his comedy tour. According to his Twitter account he performed Saturday night at Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

Ritz-Carlton Hotel security reportedly found Saget in his room and called emergency personel. Saget was pronounced dead on the scene, and his death is still under investigation. 

On Sunday, John Stamos, his "Full House" co-star expressed his grief over the loss of his friend and former colleague. 

"I am broken. I am gutted," wrote Stamos on Twitter. "I am in complete and utter shock. I will never ever have another friend like him. I love you so much Bobby."

Saget is remembered for starring as host of "America's Funniest Home Videos" and as father Danny Tanner in "Full House."