Bob Saget, the dad of La Fête à la Maison, found dead at the age of 65

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He died an Orlando hotel room. The causes of his completely unexpected death are not yet known.

He was one of the most famous figures in American television. Bob saget is dead. The actor and comedian was found this Sunday, in his room at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Orlando, reports the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, which specifies that he was called “after a man was found unconscious in a hotel room. The man was identified as Robert Saget and was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators found no signs of criminal act or drug use in this case“, specify the authorities.

The official cause of death of Bob saget therefore remains uncertain at this time. But the 65-year-old actor leaves behind his wife Kelly Rizzo and his children Aubrey, Jennifer and Lara. And above all an America in shock. Because on the other side of the Atlantic, he was an essential star of the small screen, for half a century. Since he played the sympathetic patriarch Danny Tanner of Home party, between 1987 to 1995.

Bob saget reprized his role in 2016 for the Netflix revival, Fuller house, which lasted for five seasons and ended in 2020. “Warner Bros. Television mourns the tragic loss of our dear friend Bob Saget “, said the studio behind Home party, in a press release. “Bob was a father figure to many around the world with his role as Danny Tanner of Full house. Our hearts go out to his family, friends, colleagues and fans. “

On the small screen, the actor was also the host of a flagship program: America’s Funniest Home Videos, from 1989 to 1997, adapted in France under the title Video Gag, before doing the voice over of How I Met Your Mother (from 2005 to 2014). He was the one who began each episode with the famous “Kids … “, in the skin of old Ted Mosby of the future.

Lately, Bob saget had returned to the stage and stand-up. He was also on a tour, which was to take him everywhere in America until next June. A few hours before his death, he was even in front of the public, in Jacksonville, Florida, and shared his pleasure to be on stage with this tweet, which will remain as his last message to the world:

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