ORLANDO — Actor Bob Saget has died at the age of 65, according to officials in Florida.
The Orange County Sheriff's Office confirmed the "Full House" star was found dead Sunday at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando.
Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room. The man was identified as Robert Saget & pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case. #BobSaget pic.twitter.com/aB1UKiOlmi— Orange County Sheriff's Office (@OrangeCoSheriff) January 10, 2022
Details about what may have led to Saget's death are unclear at this time, but officials said no signs of foul play or drug use were found.
Saget had been in Florida for stops on his latest comedy tour and posted on his Twitter account as recently as early Sunday morning thanking an audience in Jacksonville.
Loved tonight’s show @PV_ConcertHall in Jacksonville. Appreciative audience. Thanks again to @RealTimWilkins for opening. I had no idea I did a 2 hr set tonight. I’m happily addicted again to this shit. Check https://t.co/nqJyTiiezU for my dates in 2022. pic.twitter.com/pEgFuXxLd3— bob saget (@bobsaget) January 9, 2022
His death shocked peers and fans and tributes came flooding in on Twitter, praising the veteran comedian, who was the longtime host of “America’s Funniest Home Videos” and the narrator of “How I Met Your Mother," for his talent and kindness.
Norman Lear wrote on Twitter that he was “as lovely a human as he was funny.”
Marc Maron added that he was “truly one of the nicest guys.”
Gilbert Gottfried wrote that he'd just spoken to Saget a few days ago and that they stayed on the phone, as usual, making each other laugh.