Bob Saget

US comedian and actor Bob Saget, whose sudden death last month at a Florida hotel shocked Hollywood, was determined to have died of head trauma, his family revealed in a statement on 9 February 2022. Image: Michael Tran / AFP

The late actor and comedian Bob Saget died of ‘head trauma’

Bob Saget’s cause of death has been revealed with his family confirming that the former ‘Full House’ star died from head trauma.

Bob Saget

US comedian and actor Bob Saget, whose sudden death last month at a Florida hotel shocked Hollywood, was determined to have died of head trauma, his family revealed in a statement on 9 February 2022. Image: Michael Tran / AFP

US comedian and actor Bob Saget, whose sudden death last month at a Florida hotel shocked Hollywood, was determined to have died of head trauma, his family revealed in a statement on Wednesday.

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BOB SAGET’S SUDDEN DEATH AT A HOTEL

Saget, beloved for his role in the hit the 1980s-1990s sitcom Full House, had been found unresponsive in Orlando’s Ritz Carlton while on tour, and the circumstances of the 65-year-old’s death were previously unknown.

“The authorities have determined that Bob passed away from head trauma,” his relatives said in a statement.

“They have concluded that he accidentally hit the back of his head on something, thought nothing of it and went to sleep,” they added, noting that “no drugs or alcohol were involved.”

BOB SAGET TRIBUTES DESCRIBED HIM AS ‘LOVING’ AND ‘GENEROUS’

Saget soared to fame in his Full House role as Danny Tanner, a widowed father of three girls, including a daughter played alternately by twin sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.

After his death, the Olsens paid tribute to Saget as “the most loving, compassionate, and generous man.”

He was also an accomplished stand-up comedian, lent his voice as narrator on the CBS series How I Met Your Mother, hosted America’s Funniest Home Videos in its early years, and appeared numerous times playing himself on HBO’s Entourage from 2005 to 2010.

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