Bob Saget, the famous ‘Forced Parents’ actor, is found dead at 65 in a Florida hotel

The cause of death of the also unforgettable for having lent his voice to Ted Mosby in ‘How I Met Your Mother’ is, for now, unknown.

Actor and comedian Bob Saget, best known for his unforgettable role as Danny Tanner on the sitcom Forced Parents, has passed away at the age of 65.

This has been confirmed by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office in Florida, where a group of agents came to the call from the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Orlando after the discovery of “an unconscious man in a room.” According to authorities, this man “was identified as Robert Saget and was pronounced dead at the scene.” At the moment the cause of Saget’s death is unknown but, also according to the statements of the sheriff’s office collected by TVLine, detectives who inspected the scene “have found no signs of violence or drug abuse.”

While the cause of Saget’s death remains unknown, the interpreter’s family has released a statement: “He was everything to us. And we want you to know how much he adored his fans, performing live and bringing people from all walks of life together. areas of life through laughter. ” Saget leaves behind a widow, Kelly Rizzo, and three daughters: Aubrey, Jennifer, and Lara.

On the very day of his death, Bob Saget had been performing at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall in Jacksonville., in a comedy show after which he published what would be his last message on social networks. “I have loved the show tonight in Jacksonville. Thankful to the audience,” he wrote on Twitter.

Known globally for his role as Danny Tanner in Forced Parents between 1987 and 1995, Saget once again got into the skin of the famous character in the Netflix series ‘Revival’, Forced Mothers, a sequel to the original starring his daughters in fiction and which aired for five seasons until its outcome in the year 2020.

Likewise also stand out among his roles for the small screen having been the voice of Ted Mosby of the future in how I Met Your Mother, ‘sitcom’ in which he served as a narrator during his nine seasons of career, from 2005 to 2014.

In addition to his work as an actor and comedian, Saget hosted the popular family video space for nearly a decade. America’s Funniest Home Videos, for which he was well known across the pond, had participated in season 4 of The Masked Singer, led a podcast since 2020 –Bob Saget’s Here For You– in which a new episode had just been published and never left the stage, from which he continued to do ‘stand up’ shows.


“Warner Bros. Television mourns the tragic loss of its dear friend Bob Saget,” said the Forced Parents studio. “Bob was a father figure around the world in his role as Danny Tanner in Forced Parents. Our feelings go out to his family, friends, peers and fans.”

Added to the statement of condolences shared by Warner Bros. Television are the messages shared by many people in the industry, still in shock by the news of Saget’s death, and especially those of his former colleagues in Forced Parents, who maintained a great friendship with the deceased actor and the news has left them with a broken heart.

“My heart is broken. I love you, Bob. Your brother forever,” wrote Dave Coulier, who played Joey, on Twitter. John Stamos also wrote a message on the social network: “I am broken. I am destroyed. I am in complete and absolute shock. I will never ever have another friend like him. I love you so much Bobby.”