Bob Saget

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Bob Saget
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Birth name Robert Lane Saget
Born May 17, 1956 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died January 9, 2022 in Orlando, Florida, USA from head trauma
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards 1 Student Academy Award, USA
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Bob Saget was an American comedian, actor, television host and game show host.




Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Full House Danny Tanner 1987–1995 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
America's Funniest Home Videos Host 1990–1997 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Raising Dad Matt Stewart 2001–2002 1
1 vs. 100 Host 2006–2008 1 2
Surviving Suburbia Steve Patterson 2009 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Bosom Buddies Bob the Comic 1x16 - The Show Must Go On March 26, 1981
The Greatest American Hero Cook 3x10 - Wizards and Warlocks UNAIRED
Quantum Leap Macklyn "Mack" MacKay 4x21 - Stand Up May 13, 1992
Saturday Night Live Himself/Host 20x19 - Bob Saget/TLC May 6, 1995
Joey Himself 1x11 - Joey and the Road Trip December 2, 2004
Huff Jonathan Young 1x05 - Flashpants December 5, 2004
Entourage Himself 2x05 - Neighbors July 3, 2005

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
Father and Scout Spencer Paley October 15, 1994 The ABC Family Movie

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
The View April 25, 2005

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

Grammy Awards

  • Nominated: Best Comedy Album (2014)


  • His father, Benjamin was a supermarket executive and his mother, Rosalyn ("Dolly") was a hospital administrator
  • His sister, Andrea, died of an aneurysm at the age of 34; he had two other siblings who died in childbirth before he was born.
  • His sister, Gay, died of scleroderma at the age of 47; Bob made a television movie in 1996 called For Hope based on his sister's struggle with the disease.
  • Graduated from Abington Senior High School in Abington, Pennsylvania.
  • Attended Temple University where he graduated with a B.A. in 1978
  • Married his wife, Sherri Kramer Saget in 1982; they have three daughters: twins Aubrey & Lara (born in October of 1989) and Jennifer (born in 1992); they divorced in 1997.