Bob Saget, star of Full House, dies aged 65
Bob Saget, the American stand-up comedian, actor and TV host, was found dead in his hotel room in Orlando on Sunday. TMZ was first to report the news.
Saget was most famous for playing Danny Tanner on the ABC sitcom Full House, and hosted America’s Funniest Home Videos between 1989 and 1997. According to TMZ, he was found by police in his hotel room around 4 p.m. ET and pronounced dead soon afterward.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the news via Twitter. There’s no confirmed cause of death as of yet but, accordinfg to the tweet, detectives found “no signs of foul play or drug use”.
Saget was currently in the midst of a stand-up tour, called the I Don’t Do Negative tour. He tweeted as recently as yesterday, celebrating a show in Jacksonville.
Tributes have already begun flowing in.
“Truly one of the nicest guys and so funny,” said fellow comedian Marc Maron.
“Just the funniest and nicest,” added Jon Stewart.