- The death of actor and comedian Bob Saget was a shock to those closest to him.
- He played Danny Tanner on the famous “Full House” series.
- His wife, family, and friends express their pain over their loss.
The death of actor and comedian Bob Saget has shocked the people closest to him. His wife and the entire cast of the famous “Full House” series, where he played Danny Tanner, are sharing their feelings about this tragedy.
The comedian’s family confirmed the news: “We are devastated to confirm that our beloved Bob passed away today. 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.”
Statements from the actor’s family
“Although 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,” the family’s statement reads. His loving wife, Kelly Rizzo, is totally devastated by the departure of her husband, who was her partner for many years.
Faced with the terrible news, the cast of “Full House” also reacted immediately. Through social media, they shared some words about the famous and beloved American comedian who won the public’s heart in the ’90s with his portrayal of Danny Tanner, a single dad taking care of his daughters.
“Full House” stars react to the actor’s death
“Bob Saget was a charming and funny human being. And in my opinion, he was hilarious. We were close friends, and I couldn’t have loved him more.” – Norman Lear, TV writer and producer.
“I’m broken. I am gutted. I am in complete and utter shock. I will never ever have another friend like him. I love you so much, Bobby.” – John Stamos, “Full House” co-star.
“I do not know what to say. I have no words. Bob was one of the best human beings I have ever met. I loved him so much.” – Candace Cameron Bure, who played his daughter in “Full House”. She was one of those most affected by the actor’s departure Filed under: Death Bob Saget
Words from other people in the industry
“I don’t even know what to say about Bob Saget. I loved him, and I was very lucky to work with someone so funny, heartwarming, and kind. His role in HIMYM (“How I Met Your Mother”) was a voice in the future, looking back at all the complexity of life with a smile, and this is how I will always remember it.” – Craig Thomas, co-creator of HIMYM
“Oh no. RIP Bob Saget. Truly one of the friendliest and funniest guys. Very sad.” – Marc Maron, comedian
“He had a big, big heart and a wonderfully twisted comic mind. He gave the world a lot of joy and lived his life for the love of goodness.” – Jim Carrey, actor and comedian Filed under: Death Bob Saget
Words from other comedians
“Still amazed. I had just talked to Bob a few days ago. We stay on the phone as usual, making ourselves laugh. RIP friend, comedian, and fellow aristocrat Bob Saget.” – Gilbert Gottfried, actor and comedian
“I know that people lose loved ones, good people, every day. Nobody receives a pass. But the loss of Bob Saget is a very hard blow. If they didn’t know him, he was kind and loved and cared deeply for people. He was the definition of ‘a good egg.’ Too soon he’s gone.” – Jason Alexander, actor and comedian Filed under: Death Bob Saget
Did anyone say terrible things about him?
“The only people who said terrible things about Bob Saget were his best friends.” – Tom Arnold, actor and comedian
“Oh God. Bob Saget!!! The most charming man. I was his television daughter for a season and he was always very kind and protective. I am very sorry for his family.” – Kat Dennings, actress
“You couldn’t find a more agreeable or sharp wit than Bob Saget’s. Shocked and devastated.” – Kathy Griffin, comedian
“My heart aches for his family”
“RIP buddy… Life can turn in a moment. My heart aches for his entire family. In an often ruthless business, historically, he was not only fun but more importantly one of the kindest human beings I have ever met in my career.” – Richard Lewis, comedian
“I had the pleasure of a unique and heartfelt interaction with Bob Saget and Norman Lear a few months ago, and he had a warmth generally reserved for longtime friends. Every story I heard about Bob was confirmed that night. His black humor, generosity, and love for people.” – Jeremy O. Harris, playwright