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Date of Birth 17 May 1956Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth NameRobert Lane Saget
Height 6' 4" (1.93 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Bob Saget was born on May 17, 1956 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Robert Lane Saget. He is an actor and director, known for Full House (1987), Madagascar (2005) and America's Funniest Home Videos (1989). He was previously married to Sherri Kramer Saget.

Spouse (1)

Sherri Kramer Saget (16 May 1982 - 10 November 1997) (divorced) (3 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Towering height

Trivia (26)

Attended Temple University.
Performed in a sketch comedy group at Temple.
Made a pre-recorded appearance on 1999 InterCollegiate Comedy Festival, sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania's Mask and Wig Comedy troupe. He did a monologue, peppered with jokes from his sitcoms ("D.J., Stephanie and Michelle stole my plane ticket to the show tonight. Those bitches."), and closed his performance by autographing a photo for the head of the Penn Mask and Wig Group.
Won a Student Academy Award in 1977 for his documentary Through Adam's Eyes (1977).
Was the winning bachelor when he appeared on The Dating Game (1965) in 1979.
Has 3 daughters, Twins Aubrey Saget and Lara Melanie Saget (born October 16, 1989) and Jennifer Belle Saget (born November 18, 1992), with ex-wife Sherri Kramer Saget.
Graduated from Abington Senior High School in Abington, Pennsylvania.
Is one of the few comedians who has been called both "The worst comedian ever" and "The best comedian ever"!
His sister, Gay, died of scleroderma at age 47. Saget made a TV movie, For Hope (1996), based on his sister and her struggle with the disease.
According to the Encore True Stories Channel host Jay Schadler, stated during the intro for For Hope (1996), the following is true: "Ironically, two years prior to Gay's diagnosis, Saget was a volunteer speaker for the Scleroderma Research Foundation."
Frequently parodies his family friendly, wholesome image of Danny Tanner in films and his stand up routine.
Frequent guest comedian on the TV game show Make Me Laugh (1979) in 1979-1980.
Is highly revered for his version of the infamous joke The Aristocrats (2005).
Parents are Dolly and Benjamin M. Saget (1917-2007).
Friend of Dana Delany.
Born in Philadelphia but family moved to Lexington, Virginia when he was two. He attended Rockbridge County High School before moving back to Philadelphia and graduating from Abington Senior High School.
Originally intended on becoming a doctor, but his honors English high school teacher saw his creative potential and urged him to seek a career in performance.
Enrolled at Temple University's film school, where he made a student movie entitled Through Adam's Eyes (1977), a black and white film about a boy who received reconstructive facial surgery. The film was honored with an award of merit at the Student Academy Awards.
At times, he tours on the stand-up circuit with his Full House (1987) co-star Dave Coulier.
Was actually overweight at age 22 until a gangrenous appendix was taken out.
Joined Australian comedy duo Hamish and Andy's gang, 'the Gangaroos,' when they visited him in LA.
His sister, Andrea, died of an aneurysm at age 34. Two other siblings died in childbirth before he was born.
Friends with Daniel Morton.
Hosting the NBC game show 1 vs. 100 (2006). [September 2006]
Appearing as Man in Chair in 'The Drowsy Chaperone' on Broadway. [October 2007]
Delivered the first and last lines of the entire series of "Full House".

Personal Quotes (3)

(While watching an excerpt from an episode of Full House (1987) in which he dresses as a woman) "Ahhh, where is my face?! I lost so much face on that show, I don't even exist anymore!"
A lot of people ask me what my favorite episode of Full House (1987) was, I always tell them: it was the last one!
[on performing for college audiences] They go nuts. They flash me their boobs. And that's just the guys.

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