Bob Saget and his curious fascination with death after losing several relatives

On January 9, 2022, the life of a great in the entertainment world ended at 65. Bob Saget He left a great void between those of us who grew up watching him on the family series “Tres por tres” (“Full house” in its original language) or on his famous home video show “America’s Funniest Home Videos”.

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Although his death left everyone dismayed, few know that the American actor went through very tragic moments throughout his life, which left him marked. And is that death was always present in his family.

Next, the dark and sad story of the closest circle of the remembered Danny Tanner, who since he was a child faced the loss of several of his relatives.

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Bob Saget during the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California on February 25, 2017 (Photo: Jean-Baptiste Lacroix / AFP)


When Bob Saget He was just 8 years old and had to face the death of one of his uncles. The wounds were still open and suddenly, the following year, another of his relatives passed away. There was not everything, one more uncle left him at 15.

Later another tragic event mourned his family: his sister Andrea ceased to exist at the age of 35, in 1985, due to a brain aneurysm. And as if everything had been cruel to their loved ones, nine years later, in 1994, his other sister Andy Gay also passed away at the age of 44 due to scleroderma, which involves the hardening and stretching of the skin and connective tissues, specified the Mail Online medium.

The actor revealed the tragic events that left him marked since he was a child (Photo: Bob Saget / Instagram)
The actor revealed the tragic events that left him marked since he was a child (Photo: Bob Saget / Instagram)


In his 2014 memoir entitled ‘Dirty daddy: The chronicles of a family man turned filthy comedian, Bob Saget spoke about the loss of several of his loved ones throughout his life.

“I have always had a fascination with death. I was surrounded by her for a long time growing up. “, he pointed. Regarding the death of his uncles, he said that the three were his “Childhood heroes”.

Bob Saget played Danny Tanner in the "Full House" series (Photo: Bob Saget / Instagram)
Bob Saget played Danny Tanner in the “Full House” series (Photo: Bob Saget / Instagram)


Also, the actor revealed that his parents, Benjamin and Rosalyn, suffered the loss of two children, before he was born.

“Two years before I was born, my mother had given birth to healthy twins. And when I say two years before I was born, I mean two years a day: May 17, 1954. I was born on May 17, 1956. The twins who were born two years earlier were named Robert and Faith “, began to count.

He specified that although they were born healthy, the Philadelphia hospital, where their mother had given birth, had been infested with dysentery and no one had communicated them. “I don’t know exactly what happened, but as my mother tells it now, about seven babies died along with the twins. Robert and Faith lived only seven and eight days, respectively. “.

Bob Saget revealed that such traumas experienced since he was little led him to become an actor. “When a tragedy occurs, it is more important than ever to look for anything that can bring humor and joy to every moment”, public .

Actor Bob Saget and his wife, journalist Kelly Rizzo, arrive for the FYC red carpet event of Showtime’s “Shameless” series at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood on March 6, 2019 (Photo: Chris Delmas / AFP)

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