Bob Saget (1956–2022)


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Bob Saget was an American actor, stand-up comedian, and television host from Philadelphia. His best known role was playing pater familias Danny Tanner on the hit sitcom "Full House" (1987-1995). He played the character again in the sequel series "Fuller House" (2016-2020). Saget served as the original host of the long-running clip show "America's ... See full bio »

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(age 65) in Orlando, Florida, USA

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Known For

Full House Danny Tanner
(1987-1995)
Entourage Bob Saget
(2015)

Filmography

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 2021 Killing Daniel (completed)
Lawrence
 2016-2020 Fuller House (TV Series)
Danny Tanner
- Our Very Last Show, Again (2020) ... Danny Tanner
- Cold Turkey (2020) ... Danny Tanner
- Welcome Home, Baby-to-Be-Named-Later (2019) ... Danny Tanner
- A Modest Proposal (2019) ... Danny Tanner
- Perfect Sons (2018) ... Danny Tanner
 2020 Who the F is Mike Young (TV Series)
Bob
 2019 Historical Roasts (TV Series)
Abraham Lincoln
- Abraham Lincoln (2019) ... Abraham Lincoln
 2019/II Benjamin
Ed Thompson
 2018 Shameless (TV Series)
Father D'Amico
- Face It, You're Gorgeous (2018) ... Father D'Amico
 2018 The Good Cop (TV Series)
Richie Knight
- Did the TV Star Do It? (2018) ... Richie Knight
 2017 Nightcap (TV Series)
Bob Saget
- Bringing Up the Baby (2017) ... Bob Saget
 2016 David's Vlog (TV Series)
 2016 A Stand Up Guy
Mel
 2016 Robot Chicken (TV Series short)
Mike O'Malley / Earl McGarry
- The Unnamed One (2016) ... Mike O'Malley / Earl McGarry (voice)
 2016 Grandfathered (TV Series)
Ronnie
- The Sat Pack (2016) ... Ronnie
 2015 Entourage
Bob Saget
 2014 Legit (TV Series)
Bob
- Licked (2014) ... Bob
 2005-2014 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Narrator
- The End of the Aisle (2014) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Gary Blauman (2014) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Daisy (2014) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Vesuvius (2014) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Rally (2014) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 2014 Super Fun Night (TV Series)
Porter Warner
- Cookie Prom (2014) ... Porter Warner
 2008-2012 The Life & Times of Tim (TV Series)
Marty / Tim's Cincinnati partner
- Action Packed Heist/Fall Foliage (2012) ... Marty (voice)
- Mugger/Cin City (2008) ... Tim's Cincinnati partner (voice)
 2011 Louie (TV Series)
Bob Saget
- Oh Louie/Tickets (2011) ... Bob Saget
 2011 Law & Order: LA (TV Series)
Adam Brennan
- Van Nuys (2011) ... Adam Brennan
 2005-2010 Entourage (TV Series)
Bob Saget
- Bottoms Up (2010) ... Bob Saget
- Buzzed (2010) ... Bob Saget
- No More Drama (2009) ... Bob Saget
- Neighbors (2005) ... Bob Saget
 2010/II The Bus (Short)
 2009 Surviving Suburbia (TV Series)
Steve Patterson
- No Reception (2009) ... Steve Patterson
- Desperate Housewife (2009) ... Steve Patterson
- Three End Tables (2009) ... Steve Patterson
- School Council (2009) ... Steve Patterson
- Nothing for Money (2009) ... Steve Patterson
 2008 Free Radio (TV Series)
Bob Saget
- Lance Gets a Bodyguard (2008) ... Bob Saget
 2007 The Tuttles: Madcap Misadventures (Video Game)
Barry Tuttle (voice)
 2006 Farce of the Penguins
Carl (voice)
 2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Glenn Cheales
- Choreographed (2006) ... Glenn Cheales
 2006 Casper's Scare School (TV Movie)
Dash (voice)
 2005 Madagascar
Zoo Animal (voice)
 2005 Listen Up (TV Series)
Mitch
- Couch Potato (2005) ... Mitch
 2004 Pryor Offenses (TV Movie)
Bob Saget (uncredited)
 2004 Huff (TV Series)
Butch
- Flashpants (2004) ... Butch
 2001-2002 Raising Dad (TV Series)
Matt Stewart
- Losing It (2002) ... Matt Stewart
- Daughter Nose Best (2002) ... Matt Stewart
- Bully (2002) ... Matt Stewart
- The House of Stewart (2002) ... Matt Stewart
- Home Plates (2002) ... Matt Stewart
 2000 Norm (TV Series)
Mr. Atkitson
- Norm vs. Schoolin' (2000) ... Mr. Atkitson (uncredited)
 2000 Becoming Dick (TV Movie)
Bob (uncredited)
 1999 Sorority (TV Short)
Dean Tinker (uncredited)
 1998 Half Baked
Cocaine Addict (uncredited)
 1997 Meet Wally Sparks
Reporter #4
 1995-1997 Ellen (TV Series)
Bob Saget
- Alone Again... Naturally (1997) ... Bob Saget (uncredited)
- Ellen's Improvement (1995) ... Bob Saget (uncredited)
 1995 The Naked Truth (TV Series)
Bob Saget
- Girl Buys Soup While Woman Weds Ape! (1995) ... Bob Saget
 1995 The Jeff Foxworthy Show (TV Series)
Bob Saget
- A Sore Winner (1995) ... Bob Saget
 1987-1995 Full House (TV Series)
Danny Tanner
- Michelle Rides Again: Part 2 (1995) ... Danny Tanner
- Michelle Rides Again: Part 1 (1995) ... Danny Tanner
- All Stood Up (1995) ... Danny Tanner
- Leap of Faith (1995) ... Danny Tanner
- Up on the Roof (1995) ... Danny Tanner
 1994 Father and Scout (TV Movie)
Spencer Paley
 1992-1994 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Bob Saget
- Office Romance (1994) ... Bob Saget
- Hey Now (1992) ... Bob Saget
 1993 For Goodness Sake (Short)
Surgeon
 1992 To Grandmother's House We Go (TV Movie)
Win-O-Lotto Lottery Host (uncredited)
 1992 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Mack MacKay
- Stand Up - April 30, 1959 (1992) ... Mack MacKay
 1991 ABC TGIF (TV Series)
Danny Tanner
- Episode dated 8 March 1991 (1991) ... Danny Tanner
 1989 The All New Mickey Mouse Club (TV Series)
Danny Tanner
- Guest Day (1989) ... Danny Tanner
 1987 Critical Condition
Dr. Joffe
 1986 It's a Living (TV Series)
Dr. Bartlett
- The Doctor Danny Show (1986) ... Dr. Bartlett
 1985 New Love, American Style (TV Series)
Various
- Puppy Love (1985) ... Various
- Love and Santa's Gift (1985) ... Various
 1983 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
Cook
- Wizards and Warlocks (1983) ... Cook
 1983 At Ease (TV Series)
Solider #1
- Chariots of Fear (1983) ... Solider #1
 1981 Full Moon High
Sportscaster
 1981 Bosom Buddies (TV Series)
Bob the Comic
- The Show Must Go On (1981) ... Bob the Comic
 1980 Devices (Short)
Therapy Patient
Show Show Writer (7 credits)
Show Show Producer (11 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (5 credits)
Show Show Director (12 credits)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (197 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (25 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

(5/05) Stage: Appeared (as "Ted") in "Privilege", by Paul Weitz. Second Stage Theatre, New York City. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 10 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Cameo | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert Saget

Height:

6' 3½" (1.92 m)

Spouse:

Kelly Rizzo  (his death) | See more »

Children:

Saget, Aubrey | See more »

Parents:

Saget, Dolly | Saget, Benjamin M.

Relatives:

Saget, Andrea (sibling) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I've had a pilot every single year that didn't sell for the past four years, that'll smack you in the back of the head. I had a really good one last year; I wouldn't have done the play in New York if I had gotten that one. See more »

Trivia:

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. See more »

Trademark:

Calm, reasonable voice See more »

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