‘Full House’ co-stars react with shock to Bob Saget’s sudden death
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They thanked him for the laughter, through their tears.
Other comedians and actors have taken to social media to offer their condolences and bittersweet memories of Bob Saget, who died suddenly at the age of 65.
Led by his co-stars on “Full House”, the sitcom that launched Saget to fame, his fellow actors, comedians and celebrities who knew him paid tribute to him.
Saget’s “Full House” co-stars have expressed shock at the sudden and unexpected death. Saget had played Danny Tanner, a widower who gets help raising his three daughters from his brother-in-law and a college pal, for eight seasons from 1987 to 1994. He reprized the role in the reboot of Netflix, “Fuller House,” which ran from 2016 to mid-2020.
Perhaps none was more poignant than that of Ashley Olsen, who, along with her identical twin sister, Mary Kate, took turns playing her character’s daughter on the longtime sitcom “Full House.” .
“It can’t be reality,” Ashley Olsen tweeted with a photo of herself as a toddler with her dad onscreen. “There will NEVER be another. My heart is broken. We love you.”
John Stamos, who played brother-in-law Jesse Katsopolis, was also caught off guard.
“I’m broken. I’m drained. I’m in complete and utter shock,” he tweeted. “I’ll never have another friend like him. I love you so much Bobby.
His comedic colleague Jon Stewart had few words.
“Bob Saget… Just the funniest and nicest…” he said tweeted.
Other comedians couldn’t believe he was gone so suddenly.
“Still in shock,” Gilbert Gottfried tweeted, along with a photo of the couple. “I just spoke with Bob a few days ago, we stayed on the phone as usual making each other laugh. RIP to a friend, comedian and aristocratic colleague Bob Saget.
“Oh my God. Bob Saget !!! The most charming man,” tweeted Kat Dennings, who starred with him in a one-season WB sitcom, “Raising Dad,” playing a 15-year-old raised by widowed father Saget, from 2001 to 2002. “I was his daughter on TV for a season and he was always so kind and protective, so sorry for his family.
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