Well known comedian and actor in the monumental show Full House Bob Saget has died.
Saget was found unresponsive in his room by staff at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Orlando, Florida on Sunday and was pronounced dead at the scene by responding officers.
Details surrounding his death remain unclear. But in a short statement posted to Twitter, the Sheriff’s Department said that detectives had found no signs of foul play or drug use.
“We are devastated to confirm that our beloved Bob passed away today,” his family said in a 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.”
Saget had just started a new comedy tour across the US, performing as recently as Saturday in the city of Jacksonville, Florida.
After the show he had expressed his joy at being back on stage in a post on his Instagram page, telling fans that he was “happily addicted” to his craft. “I’m back in comedy like I was when I was 26. I guess I’m finding my new voice and loving every moment of it,” he said.
Saget was best known for his role in the sitcom, Full House, where he starred alongside the actors John Stamos and fellow comic Dave Coulier. He also won plaudits for his portrayal of Danny Tanner, a widowed father of three daughters, playing the role from 1987 to 1995.