Bob Saget
American television presenter
Bob Saget
Robert Lane "Bob" Saget is an American stand-up comedian, actor and television host. Although he is best known for his roles as Danny Tanner in Full House, the original host of America's Funniest Home Videos, and future Ted Mosby on How I Met Your Mother, Saget is also known outside of television for his blue stand-up routine.
Biography
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Alan Thicke's Wife Says She Feels 'Gut-Wrenching Sadness' After His Death
Huffington Post - 2 months
Tanya Callau Thicke, wife of the late Alan Thicke, remembered her husband in a heartbreaking statement just a week after the TV icon’s untimely death. “It is with gut-wrenching sadness and unbelievable grief that I thank everyone from the bottom of my heart for the outpouring of love and support during this unimaginable time,” she told People magazine. “Through tears and smiles our dearest of family and friends came together at our home to celebrate the life of my sweet and devoted husband Alan Thicke.”  Callau Thicke added, “Yesterday, along with my stepsons and our combined extended family, we laid my beloved husband, soul mate and the patriarch of our family to rest. We ask that you respect our privacy during this time of profound mourning”  The 69-year-old actor died last week after suffering a heart attack while playing hockey with his son, Carter. Over the weekend, Thicke’s family and friends ― as well as his “Growing Pains” TV family (Leonardo DiCaprio, Kirk Cameron, ...
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Celebrities React To News Of Alan Thicke's Untimely Death
Huffington Post - 2 months
Alan Thicke, beloved TV actor and star of “Growing Pains,” died on Tuesday after reportedly suffering a heart attack while playing hockey with his son Carter. He was 69.  Thicke’s agent, Tracy Mapes, confirmed his death to The Huffington Post. “He was charming, witty, talented, an icon,” Mapes said in a statement. “I was so blessed to have him in my life. Today is a very sad day.” Celebrities who knew and loved Alan took to Twitter to remember the actor and share their condolences.  His former daughter-in-law, Paula Patton, who was married to his son Robin Thicke, shared a quote attributed to Mother Teresa shortly after the news broke:  ❤️ pic.twitter.com/g0fknOd1JR — Paula Patton (@PaulaPattonXO) December 14, 2016 See more celebrity remembrances below:  I'm sad beyond words that Alan Thicke has passed away. I've known you since I was 8 years old… https://t.co/GLXSTK1nd7 — Candace Cameron Bure (@candacecbure) December 14, 2016 ...
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Watch: Bob Saget, Dave Coulier Talk 'Fuller House,' Alanis Morissette
ABC News - 12 months
The "Fuller House" stars stopped by "The View" to talk about their new show.
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John Stamos and Bob Saget share ‘secrets’ from ‘Full House’
Houston Chronicle - about 1 year
“What You Missed”: John Stamos and Bob Saget spent their New Year’s Eve with Andy Cohen and friends on a special “Game Night” and shared some “secrets” from their “Full House” days. John and Bob went back and forth making up things that happened behind-the-scenes and they were hilarious! You can tweet our host @TheNickPaschal.
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Bob Saget on 'Full House': 'I was praying to get the show'
Fox News - about 1 year
Bob Saget is currently starring on Broadway in “Hand to God,” but he’s still proud of his 1980s sitcom past on “Full House.”
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Netflix's 'Fuller House' gets both release date and creepy trailer
LATimes - about 1 year
“Fuller House” finally has a release date. It also has a deeply unnerving new teaser trailer. Based on the classic family sitcom “Full House,” which debuted in 1987, “Fuller House” serves as a gender-flipped take of the original series. In “Full House” Danny Tanner (Bob Saget) had been widowed,...
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Netflix's 'Fuller House' gets both release date and creepy trailer
LATimes - about 1 year
“Fuller House” finally has a release date. It also has a deeply unnerving new teaser trailer. Based on the classic family sitcom “Full House,” which debuted in 1987, “Fuller House” serves as a gender-flipped take of the original series. In “Full House” Danny Tanner (Bob Saget) had been widowed,...
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Netflix's 'Fuller House' gets both release date and creepy trailer
LATimes - about 1 year
“Fuller House” finally has a release date. It also has a deeply unnerving new teaser trailer. Based on the classic family sitcom “Full House,” which debuted in 1987, “Fuller House” serves as a gender-flipped take of the original series. In “Full House” Danny Tanner (Bob Saget) had been widowed,...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Bob Saget
    FIFTIES
  • 2015
    Age 58
    In 2015 and 2016, he guest starred in 2 episodes of Grandfathered, which stars and is produced by his Full House co-star, John Stamos.
    More Details Hide Details Saget is currently a board member of the Scleroderma Research Foundation. His scleroderma efforts have further benefited such celebrities as Scary Movie star Regina Hall. In an interview with Ability Magazine, Saget discussed how his sister was diagnosed with scleroderma at 43, and died at 47. Before that, she had been misdiagnosed many times.
    He would later appear in the 2015 feature film based on the series.
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  • 2014
    Age 57
    Saget's 2014 comedy album "That's What I'm Talkin' About" earned him a nomination for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album.
    More Details Hide Details Saget was born in Philadelphia to a Jewish family. His father, Benjamin (August 28, 1917 – January 30, 2007), was a supermarket executive, and his mother, Rosalyn "Dolly" (February 12, 1925 – February 15, 2014), was a hospital administrator. Saget lived in California before moving back to Philadelphia and graduating from high school. Saget originally intended to become a doctor, but his Honors English teacher, Elaine Zimmerman, saw his creative potential and urged him to seek a career in films. Saget attended Temple University's film school, where he created Through Adam's Eyes, a black-and-white film about a boy who received reconstructive facial surgery, and was honored with an award of merit in the Student Academy Awards.
  • 2013
    Age 56
    In November 2013, it was announced that Saget will be touring Australia for the first time, in May 2014, with an adults-only stand-up show called Bob Saget Live: The Dirty Daddy Tour.
    More Details Hide Details The show will take in the major cities of Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth.
  • 2010
    Age 53
    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.
    More Details Hide Details In 2014, his book Dirty Daddy was released, in which Saget writes about his career, comedy influences and experiences with life and death. He embarked on a small tour in support of the book, including the Pemberton Music Festival, where he introduced Snoop Dogg prior to performing his own set.
  • 2009
    Age 52
    In April 2009, he debuted in a new sitcom along with his co-star Cynthia Stevenson on ABC called Surviving Suburbia.
    More Details Hide Details The series, which was originally to air on The CW, ended after one abbreviated season.
  • 2008
    Age 51
    On January 4, 2008, Saget's caricature was unveiled at Sardi's Restaurant.
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  • 2007
    Age 50
    It is dedicated to his father, Ben Saget, who died at age 89 on January 30, 2007, due to complications from congestive heart failure.
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  • FORTIES
  • 2005
    Age 48
    Saget served as the voice of the future Ted Mosby, who narrated the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, which premiered on September 19, 2005.
    More Details Hide Details His HBO comedy special, That Ain't Right, came out on DVD on August 28, 2007.
    Saget wrote, directed, and starred in Farce of the Penguins, a parody of 2005's March of the Penguins, which was released direct-to-DVD, in January 2007.
    More Details Hide Details Saget appeared in the Broadway musical The Drowsy Chaperone for a limited four-month engagement. He played "Man in Chair" while Jonathan Crombie, who normally played the character on Broadway, was with the national tour of the musical.
    From 2005 to 2010, Saget had a recurring role in four episodes of the HBO TV series Entourage playing a parody of himself.
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  • 1998
    Age 41
    In 1998, Saget made a cameo appearance as a cocaine addict in the stoner comedy Half Baked.
    More Details Hide Details Saget had a sitcom on The WB titled Raising Dad. It co-starred Kat Dennings, Brie Larson, and Jerry Adler and lasted only one season. Saget was host of NBC's game show 1 vs. 100 from 2006 to 2008.
    In 1998, Saget directed his first feature film Dirty Work, starring Norm Macdonald and Artie Lange.
    More Details Hide Details Coming off one year after he left his long-running role as host of America's Funniest Home Videos, the film received broadly negative reviews from critics, and earned low box office returns. However, it has since become a cult favorite, due partially to Artie Lange's later popularity on The Howard Stern Show where the film is sometimes mentioned, often in unflattering terms.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1996
    Age 39
    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.
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  • 1989
    Age 32
    In 1989, Saget began as the host of America's Funniest Home Videos, a role he held until 1997.
    More Details Hide Details During the early 1990s, Saget worked both on Full House and AFV simultaneously. In 2009, he returned to AFV for the 20th-anniversary one-hour special co-hosted with Tom Bergeron.
  • 1987
    Age 30
    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.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1978
    Age 21
    He graduated with a B.A. in 1978.
    More Details Hide Details Saget intended to take graduate courses at the University of Southern California but quit a few days later. Saget describes himself at the time in an article by Glenn Esterly in the 1990 Saturday Evening Post: "I was a cocky, overweight twenty-two-year-old. Then I had a gangrenous appendix taken out, almost died, and I got over being cocky or overweight." Saget talked about his burst appendix on Anytime with Bob Kushell, saying that it happened on the Fourth of July, at the UCLA Medical Center and that they at first just iced the area for seven hours before taking it out and finding that it had become gangrenous.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1956
    Born
    Born on May 17, 1956.
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