10 Things You Didn’t Know About Bob Saget

  
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Bob Saget has taken on many roles in the entertainment industry including as a stand-up comedian, actor and television host, yet to many he will always be Danny Tanner from Full House. Playing that iconic role from 1987-1995 made many forget that he is in fact not Danny Tanner, meaning there is so much that people don’t actually know about Bob Saget. With Fuller House in full swing, and a resurgence of the Tanners including Saget, check out 10 things you never knew about the star:

10. Early Life

Bob Saget was born in Philadelphia to Benjamin, a supermarket executive, and Rosalyn “Dolly” Saget, a hospital administrator. They moved to Lexington, Virginia when he was two, but he moved back to Philadelphia to finish his high school.

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9. Tragedy

Bob Saget may be a comedian, and he has used humor to help him through some dark times. His sister, Andrea, died at the age of 34 due to an aneurysm while his parents lost two other children in childbirth before Bob was even born. He also lost another sister, Gay, who died at the age of 47 due to scleroderma. After her death, he made the TV move For Hope which was based on his sister and her battle with the disease.

Photo by: Gregorio Binuya/Everett Collection

Photo by: Gregorio Binuya/Everett Collection

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