Bob Saget

Television Presenter
Born May 17, 1956

Robert Lane "Bob" Saget is an American stand-up comedian, actor and television host. Although he is best known for his family-friendly roles as Danny Tanner in Full House and the original host of America's Funniest Home Videos, Saget is also known for his very vulgar stand-up routine. Since 2005, he has provided the voice of the future Ted Mosby on How I Met Your Mother.… Read More

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1956 Birth Born on May 17, 1956.


1978 22 Years Old He graduated with a B.A. in 1978. … Read More


1987 31 Years Old Following a short stint as a member of CBS' The Morning Program in early 1987, Saget was cast as Danny Tanner in Full House, which became a success with family viewers, and landed in the Nielsen ratings' Top 30 beginning with season three.
1989 33 Years Old In 1989, Saget began as the host of America's Funniest Home Videos, a role he held until 1997. … Read More


1996 40 Years Old Saget directed the 1996 ABC television movie For Hope, which was inspired by the life story of his sister, Gay Saget, who died from scleroderma three years earlier. … Read More
2005 49 Years Old Saget served as the narrator of the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, which premiered on September 19, 2005. … Read More


2007 51 Years Old 1 More Event
His HBO comedy special, That Ain't Right, came out on DVD on August 28, 2007.
2008 52 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 4, 2008, Saget's caricature was unveiled at Sardi's Restaurant.
2009 53 Years Old In April 2009, he debuted in a new sitcom along with his co-star Cynthia Stevenson on ABC called Surviving Suburbia. … Read More
2010 54 Years Old In 2010, Saget starred in an A&E series Strange Days in which he follows others in different activities and lifestyles, documenting their adventures in unusual ways.
2014 58 Years Old In 2014, his book Dirty Daddy was released, in which Saget writes about his career, comedy influences and experiences with life and death. … Read More
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