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Bob Saget

Saget at the 2007 O&A Traveling Virus at PNC
Born Robert Lane Saget
May 17, 1956 (1956-05-17) (age 53)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Comedian
Filmmaker
TV host
Years active 1977–present
Spouse(s) Sherri Kramer (1982–1997)(divorced) 3 children
.Robert Lane "Bob" Saget (born May 17, 1956) is an American actor, stand-up comedian, and television host.^ Bob Saget is currently host of "1 Vs.
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^ Bob: We’ve done stand up together.
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^ BOB SAGET STAND-UP THEATER TOUR ( view more ) .
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.Although he is best known for his past roles in the family-oriented shows Full House and America's Funniest Home Videos, Saget is known outside of television for his starkly blue stand-up routine.^ And his run during America's Funniest Home Videos made the show completely unwatchable.
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^ Show: America's Funniest Home Videos (1990) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) .
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^ I was and still am a huge fan of America's Funniest Home Videos.

[1] .He most recently starred in the ABC sitcom Surviving Suburbia, which only lasted one season.^ Best known as the star of ABC's "Full House" for eight seasons, Saget executive produced and starred in "Father and Scout" in 1995, a presentation of "The ABC Family Movie."
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^ "Surviving Suburbia" has some funny lines, and it should get better as the cast gels more, but it makes the mistake that so many modern sitcoms make.
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^ "Surviving Suburbia" follows all the rules of recent generic sitcoms -- crank dad, suffering mom and two sitcom-ready kids.
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Contents

Early life and career

.Saget was born in Philadelphia.^ Bob Saget was born May 17 1956 in Philadelphia and he is most known from the hit show America's Funniest Home Videos (AFV).
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^ Saget was born in Philadelphia and moved to Lexington, Virginia at the age of two.
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.His father, Benjamin, was a supermarket executive and his mother, Rosalyn, was a hospital administrator.^ His father was a meat executive ("We called him 'Meathead'") and his mother worked at a children's hospital.
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.Saget lived in Norfolk, Virginia and Encino, California before moving back to Philadelphia and graduating from Abington Senior High School.^ Saget was born in Philadelphia and moved to Lexington, Virginia at the age of two.
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^ He attended Rockbridge County High School then moved back to Philadelphia where he graduated from Abington Senior High School.
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^ Meanwhile, he graduated from Abington Senior High School, before attending Temple University.
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[2][3][4] .Saget originally intended to become a doctor, but his Honors English teacher, Elaine Zimmerman, saw his creative potential and urged him to seek a career in films.^ Saget originally intended to become a doctor, but his Honors English teacher, Elaine Zimmerman, saw his creative potential and urged him to seek a career in films.
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^ I finally saw the film on the big screen (thank you, Coolidge Corner Theatre ), and the highlights for me were those moments in which you got to see which comedians really have creative genius in their corner.

[1]
.He enrolled at Temple University's film school, where he created Through Adam's Eyes, a black-and-white film about a boy who received reconstructive facial surgery.^ He enrolled at Temple University's film school, where he created Through Adam's Eyes , a black-and-white film about a boy who received reconstructive facial surgery.
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^ In 1978 at Temple University, he won an award for an 11-minute documentary he'd made about his nephew's facial reconstructive surgery.
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^ Saget began making eight-millimeter movies from age nine through graduation from Temple University's film school in 1978.
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.In 1978, the film was honored with an award of merit in the Student Academy Awards.^ Sam and his friends went to Penn -- I was too dumb to go there and Temple did have a great film program which turned out great for me as I won a student Academy Award for a film I made.

^ Before coming to Los Angeles, he earned a Student Academy Award for writing, directing and editing the documentary short, "Through Adam's Eyes."
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^ Student Academy Award: Documentary .
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[5] .Saget enrolled in graduate school at the University of Southern California but quit a few days later.^ He enrolled at Temple University's film school, where he created Through Adam's Eyes , a black-and-white film about a boy who received reconstructive facial surgery.
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^ Saget began making eight-millimeter movies from age nine through graduation from Temple University's film school in 1978.
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^ Meanwhile, he graduated from Abington Senior High School, before attending Temple University.
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.Saget describes himself at the time in an article by Glenn Esterly in the 1990 Saturday Evening Post: "I was a cocky, overweight twenty-two-year-old.^ So even when I began as a 17 year old standup my humor was about the wrong thing.
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^ Bob Saget:  My 12-year-old never watched it as she was 2 when it went off.

^ I played a dust-busting guy with a bouffant hairdo—even my 12-year-old wonders if he’s gay.
  • Exit Interview: Bob Saget - Philadelphia Magazine - phillymag.com 10 February 2010 12:27 UTC www.phillymag.com [Source type: General]

Then I had a gangrenous appendix taken out, almost died, and I got over being cocky or overweight."[6] Saget talked about his burst appendix on Anytime with Bob Kushell, saying that it happened on the Fourth of July, at the UCLASS Medical Center and that they at first just iced the area for seven hours before taking it out and finding that it had become gangrenous.[7]
.Saget started performing stand-up comedy and did a number of national tours.^ BOB SAGET STAND-UP THEATER TOUR ( view more ) .
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^ He has TRANSCENDED stand up comedy.
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^ Raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Norfolk, Virginia; and Encino, California, Saget built his foundation in entertainment by performing and writing stand-up comedy, which he has pursued for almost 20 years.
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.Later, in 1987, he became the co-host of The Morning Program; an attempt by CBS to take a different direction with morning television, where he also wrote and produced content for the show.^ In 1987, he got a job on the CBS Morning Program but was fired after six months.
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^ In 1987, he became the co-host of The Morning Program ; an attempt by CBS to take a different direction with morning television, where he also wrote and produced content for the show.
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^ He then made a series of appearances in a slew of TV shows and films, and wrote and directed mockumentary Farce of the Penguins and Dirty Work .
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Full House and America's Funniest Home Videos

.Soon after, Saget was cast as Danny Tanner in Full House, which became a huge success through family viewers and landed in the Nielsen Ratings's Top 30 from the third season onward.^ He played the character of Danny Tanner on Full House from 1987 to 1995.
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^ Soon after, Saget was cast as Danny Tanner in Full House , which became a huge success through family viewers and landed in the Nielsen Ratings's Top 30 from the third season onward.
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^ Rounding out the Tanner family was Uncle Jesse (John Stamos) and Danny’s best friend (Dave Coulier), both of whom move into the house to help raise the kids.
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.In 1989, Saget was cast as the host of America's Funniest Home Videos, which also became a smash hit.^ Show: America's Funniest Home Videos (1990) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) .
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^ I was and still am a huge fan of America's Funniest Home Videos.

^ Next, I asked Saget how hosting 1 vs. America's Funniest Home Videos .
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.During the early 1990s, Saget was quite busy with his career, doing both Full House and AFV simultaneously.^ He was dull on AFV and Full house, clean.
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^ During the early 1990s, Saget was quite busy with his career, doing both Full House and AFV simultaneously.
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^ Best known as the star of ABC's "Full House" for eight seasons, Saget executive produced and starred in "Father and Scout" in 1995, a presentation of "The ABC Family Movie."
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.In 1995, Full House ended its run after eight years (due to increasing production costs), and Saget continued to host AFV, despite his desire to move on.^ Right from the start, the show was savaged by critics, but for some reason pulled good numbers, making “Full House” a surprise hit during its eight season run.
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^ Best known as the star of ABC's "Full House" for eight seasons, Saget executive produced and starred in "Father and Scout" in 1995, a presentation of "The ABC Family Movie."
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^ In the past month in New York, Mr. Saget has been seeing some friends from Full House: He's been to the nightclub Bungalow 8 with the Olsen twins, and Ashley Olsen led a standing ovation at the end of one performance of Privilege.
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In 1997, his contract finally expired, and he left the show. .His former Full House cast were present at his last episode.^ Best known as the star of ABC's "Full House" for eight seasons, Saget executive produced and starred in "Father and Scout" in 1995, a presentation of "The ABC Family Movie."
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^ I've never seen an episode of Full House, but I have seen Saget's HBO stand-up special...
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^ Bob Saget:  Most of the 'Full House' cast saw 'Entourage' as did my kids.

.Saget returned to AFHV for a special 20th anniversary special on November 29, 2009 with current AFHV host Tom Bergeron.^ November 10th, 2009 6:00PM Before They Get Stale: Jamie Foxx, Aziz Ansari and Bob Saget .

^ November 20th, 2009 12:30PM Everywhere You Look, There's a Bob Saget Show To Hold On To .

Continued career

Saget was also host of NBC's game show 1 vs. 100, which debuted October 13, 2006 , and the uncredited narrator of the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, that premiered on September 19, 2005.
.His HBO comedy special, That Ain't Right, came out on DVD on August 28, 2007. It is dedicated to his father, Ben Saget, who died on January 30, 2007, due to complications from congestive heart failure.^ He performed in a HBO comedy special called That Ain't Right and it went to DVD on August 28, 2007.
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^ August 7th, 2009 3:30PM Bob Saget: That Ain't Right .

^ Also, his hugely successful, one-hour HBO Special, "That Ain’t Right," is now out on DVD as well running on HBO. October thru December, 2007, Bob completed his acclaimed Broadway debut as the ’Man in Chair,’ in The Drowsy Chaperone, the hit Tony Award winning musical comedy.
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He was 89.
.He has had recurring roles in HBO's "Entourage" playing a parody of himself.^ Most memorable was his appearance on “Entourage” (HBO, 2004- ), in which he portrayed a pot-smoking, prostitute-indulging caricature of himself.
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.Saget appeared in the Broadway musical, "The Drowsy Chaperone," for a limited four-month engagement.^ Saget is in New York because he's appearing in an Off Broadway comedy, Privilege.
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^ I did this wonderful Broadway show called The Drowsy Chaperone , which was written by Bob Martin.
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^ The cast of The Drowsy Chaperone was the most talented people on Broadway.
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.He played, "Man in Chair," while Jonathon Crombie, who normally played the character on Broadway, was with the national tour of the musical.^ It's a show that I was the lead in it, a character called Man in Chair which my mother thought that I was not a big part cause I didn't have a name but it was the narrator of the show.
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^ For example, we will not hire comedians who may offend your audience nor will we book a band that plays the wrong music for your audience's age group.
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^ He also toured with many top musical acts, playing at such venues as Carnegie Hall and the main showrooms of Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe and Atlantic City.
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.On January 4, 2008, Saget's caricature was unveiled at Sardi's Restaurant.^ His caricature was unveiled at Sardi's Restaurant on Broadway in New York City on January 4.
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[8]
.On August 17, 2008, Saget was roasted by Comedy Central in a special titled The Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget.^ Anyway, The roast airs on Comedy Central August 17.
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^ I managed to catch your show on Comedy Central: Roast of Bob Saget.
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^ Times Square Gossip: COMEDY CENTRAL ROASTS COMIC BOB SAGET skip to main .
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.In April 2009, he debuted in a new sitcom along with his co-star Cynthia Stevenson on ABC called Surviving Suburbia.^ "He calls me every day and says, 'This has changed my life,'" said former Full House co-star John Stamos, currently starring in ABC's Jake in Progress.
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^ Bookmark Saget's full house on ABC's 'Surviving Suburbia' .
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^ Get Flash Bob Saget is back on TV with the new ABC sitcom, 'Surviving Suburbia,' which premieres Monday.
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[9] It only lasted one season.

Other works

.Saget directed the 1996 ABC television movie, For Hope, which was inspired by the life story of his sister, Gay Saget, who died from scleroderma three years earlier.^ On a serious note, he directed the ABC movie-of-the-week “For Hope” (1996) – a tribute to his sister Gay, who died from the auto-immune disease scleroderma three years earlier.
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^ In 1996, Mr. Saget made For Hope, a TV movie based on the life of his sister Gay, who had died three years earlier from the auto-immune disease scleroderma.
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^ Made TV-movie directorial debut, "For Hope" (ABC), chronicling a woman's struggle with scleroderma; inspired by his older sister Gay .
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[1] .Saget is currently a board member of the Scleroderma Research Foundation.^ I do these benefits for the Scleroderma Research Foundation.
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^ Seth Meyers and Bob Saget were among the comics who performed last night to raise money for Scleroderma research.

.In 1998 Saget played a coke-head in the stoner-comedy classic Half Baked.^ That's a Saget quote from his cameo in Half Baked.
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^ Saget began getting bit parts in movies, playing a sportscaster in the obscure horror comedy, “Full Moon High” (1981).
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^ Dean Tinker Half Baked (1998) (uncredited) ....
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.In 2006, Jamie Kennedy released a rap song and music video entitled Rollin' with Saget, which featured Saget and is on his website.^ Bob’s also the star of Jamie Kennedy’s and Stu Stone’s music video, "Rollin’ With Saget."
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^ Up Next jamie kennedy raps with bob saget .
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^ In 2006, Saget performed in a rap song and music video with Jamie Kennedy called "Rollin' with Saget."
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Saget wrote, directed, and stars in Farce of the Penguins, a parody of 2005's March of the Penguins, that was released direct-to-DVD, in January 2007.

Television & filmography

Year Film Role Notes
1979 Outer Touch Voice of Wurlitzer Voice
Also writer
1980 Devices Therapy Patient
1981 Full High Moon Sportscaster
Bosom Buddies Bob the Comic Episode: "The Show Must Go On"
1983 The Greatest American Hero Cook Episode: "Wizards and Warlocks"
1985 New Love, American Style Comedy Vignettes unknown episodes
1986 It's a Living Dr. Bartlett Episode: "The Doctor Danny Show"
1987 Critical Condition Dr. Joffe
1987-1995 Full House Daniel 'Danny' Tanner 192 episodes
1989–1997; 2009 America's Funniest Home Videos Himself (host)
1989 MMC Episode: Guest Day"
1992 Quantum Leap Macklyn 'Mack' MacKay Episode: "Stand Up - April 30, 1959"
To Grandmother's House We Go Win-O-Lotto Lottery Host TV film
uncredited'
1993 For Goodness Sake Surgeon
1994 Father and Scout Spencer Paley TV film
Also executive producer
1997 Meet Wally Sparks Reporter #4
1998 Half Baked Cocaine Addict uncredited
1999 Sorority Dean Tinker TV film
uncredited
2000 Becoming Dick Bob TV film
uncredited
Also director
The Norm Show Mr. Atkitson Episode: "Norm vs. Schoolin'"
Also director
2001-2002 Raising Dad Matt Stewart 17 episodes
2003 Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd Jessica's Dad
2004 Huff Butch Episode: "Flashpants"
2005 Listen Up Mitch Coach Potato
Madagascar Zoo Animal Voice
2005-present How I Met Your Mother Narrator TV series
2006 Farce of the Penguins Carl Voice
Direct-to-video
Also writer, director and producer
Casper's Scare School Dash Voice
TV film
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Glenn Cheales Episode: "Choreographed"
2007 Howard Stern on Demand Episode: "Brad Garrett"
The Tuttles: Madcap Misadventures Barry Tuttle Video game
2008 The Life & Times of Tim Voice
Episode: "Mugger/Cin City"
2009 Surviving Suburbia Steve Patterson 13 episodes

References

  1. ^ a b c Contemporary Authors: Gale Reference Team (2004), Biography - Saget, Bob, Thomson Gale  
  2. ^ Gurley, George (2005-05-08). "Bob Saget's Full Mouth". The New York Observer. http://www.observer.com/node/50776. Retrieved 2008-11-17.  
  3. ^ "Bob Saget". film.com. http://www.film.com/celebrities/bob-saget/14646642. Retrieved 2008-11-17.  
  4. ^ Goldberg, Jennifer (2007-09-07). "Irreverent Bob Saget plays to full houses". Jewish News of Greater Phoenix Online. http://www.jewishaz.com/issues/story.mv?070907+saget. Retrieved 2008-11-17.  
  5. ^ "Student Academy Awards Winners" (PDF). http://www.oscars.org/saa/winners/winners.pdf.  
  6. ^ biography.com article on Bob Saget
  7. ^ "Anytime with Bob Kushell feat. Bob Sagat". Anytime with Bob Kushell. 2009-04-14. No. 5, season 2.
  8. ^ Photo Coverage: Bob Saget Receives Sardi's Portrait (BroadwayWorld.com)
  9. ^ ABC Announces New Sitcom "Surviving Suburbia"

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Preceded by
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Host of America's Funniest Home Videos
1989–1997
Succeeded by
Daisy Fuentes and John Fugelsang

Simple English

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Bob Saget

Bob Saget (May 17, 1956- ) is an American comedian and actor. He is best known for his appearances on television as Danny Tanner on Full House and the original host of America's Funniest Home Videos.


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