Bob Saget

Actor, Comic, Director
Despite being forever known as the buttoned-down, squeaky-clean patriarch of the Tanner clan on the hit family sitcom "Full House" (ABC, 1987-1995), actor-comedian Bob Saget earned a reputation for being one of the ... Read more »
Born: 05/17/1956 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Filmography

Actor (68)

A Stand Up Guy 2015 (Movie)

(Actor)

I Am Chris Farley 2015 (Movie)

(Himself)

Misery Loves Comedy 2015 (Movie)

(Himself)

Comedy Warriors 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Conan 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order: LA 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Strange Days with Bob Saget 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

Surviving Suburbia 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

1 vs. 100 1987 - 1997, 2006 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Host

Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Ellen 1987 - 1997, 2006 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Grace Under Fire 1987 - 1997, 2006 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Quantum Leap 1987 - 1997, 2006 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Jeff Foxworthy Show 1987 - 1997, 2006 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Naked Truth 1987 - 1997, 2006 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

America's Funniest Home Videos 1988 - 1997, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Bob Saget: That Ain't Right 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Full House 1987 - 1997, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Legends: Rodney Dangerfield 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Blowin' Up 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Farce of the Penguins 2006 (Movie)

Voice of Carl (Actor)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Aristocrats 2005 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

New York Minute 2004 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

VH1 Goes Inside South Park 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd 2003 (Movie)

Jessica's Dad (Actor)

Raising Dad 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Turn Ben Stein On 1999 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The World Magic Awards 1999 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Canned Ham: Dirty Work 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Meet Wally Sparks 1997 (Movie)

Reporter (Actor)

Rodney Dangerfield's 75th Birthday Toast 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Comic Relief VII 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

A Comedy Salute to Andy Kaufman 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

ABC's 40th Anniversary Special 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Comic Relief VI 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Inside America's Totally Unsolved Lifestyles 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The Comedy Store's 20th Birthday 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

What About Me? I'm Only 3! 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

George Burns' 95th Birthday Party 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

MDA Jerry Lewis Telethon 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

America's Funniest Home Videos 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Bob Saget -- In the Dream State 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Comic Relief IV 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Funny You Should Ask 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The 16th Annual People's Choice Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The 4th Annual American Comedy Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The Morning Program 1986 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Critical Condition 1987 (Movie)

Dr Joffe--Intern (Actor)

The Fact 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Full Moon High 1981 (Movie)

Sportscaster (Actor)

Becoming Dick (TV Show)

Actor

Father and Scout (TV Show)

Actor
Director (7)

Norm 1987 - 1997, 2000 - 2001, 2006 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Director

Farce of the Penguins 2006 (Movie)

(Director)

Dirty Work 1998 (Movie)

(Director)

Jitters 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Director

Through Adam's Eyes 1979 (Movie)

(Director)

For Hope (TV Show)

Director

Jitters (Movie)

(Director)
Writer (1)

Farce of the Penguins 2006 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (1)

Farce of the Penguins 2006 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

Despite being forever known as the buttoned-down, squeaky-clean patriarch of the Tanner clan on the hit family sitcom "Full House" (ABC, 1987-1995), actor-comedian Bob Saget earned a reputation for being one of the filthiest, most foul-mouthed comics in the business. Even before his run on "Full House," Saget was infamous among friends for telling dirty jokes. Which was why it was no surprise to anyone who knew him, that his version of an old vaudevillian joke in the documentary "The Aristocrats" (2005) was the most shocking - and funniest - by any comic in the film - a project which counted among its participants, George Carlin, Chris Rock and Sarah Silverman. But to those unfamiliar with the "real" Saget were downright slack-jawed hearing him describe unmentionable sexual acts committed by a family auditioning for an agent. Because of his small, but unforgettable appearance in the cult movie, Saget earned a new generation of fans - many of whom probably never saw "Full House" anyway. With the help of a primetime gig hosting the popular game show "1 vs. 100" (NBC, 2006- ) the comedian suddenly found his career reinvigorated at a late stage in life when most comics have already come and gone.

Relationships

Ben Saget

Father

Dolly Saget

Mother

Sherri Saget

Wife
separated filed for divorce in September 1997 divorced

Jennifer Saget

Daughter
born on November 18, 1992

Lara Saget

Daughter
born on October 16, 1989

Andrea Saget

Sister
died from complications from a brain aneurism

Gay Saget

Sister
died from complications due to scleroderma c. 1994

EDUCATION

Temple University

Philadelphia , Pennsylvania 1978

studied with acting coach Darryl Hickman

Milestones

2001

Returned to series work as star of the fall sitcom "Raising Dad" (The WB)

2000

Directed the TV-movie "Becoming Dick" (E! Entertainment Television)

1998

Feature directorial debut, "Dirty Work" (filmed in 1997)

1996

Made TV-movie directorial debut, "For Hope" (ABC), chronicling a woman's struggle with scleroderma; inspired by his older sister Gay

1994

TV-movie debut in starring role, "Father & Scout", which he also executive produced

1991

Published "Bob Saget's Tales from the Crib", a comedy-captioned baby-picture book

1990

Wrote, directed and starred in the HBO special, "Bob Saget--In the Dream State"

1987

Starred in the hit ABC sitcom, "Full House"

1987

Co-host of CBS's "The Morning Program" for six months

1981

Made film acting debut with Larry Cohen's "Full Moon High"

1981

Made TV debut on "Bosom Buddies"

1977

Made a documentary short subject, "Through Adam's Eyes", about a six-year-old with a genetic defect who underwent facial reconstructive surgery

Began making short films as a teenager

Raised in Norfolk, Virginia and Encino, California

Set to write, direct and narrate a mockumentary satirizing "March of the Penguins" titled "Farce of the Penguins" which will be geared toward adults and utilize real and fake wildlife footage

Host and co-writer of the series "America's Funniest Home Videos" on ABC

Bonus Trivia

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Saget won a student Academy Award for "Through Adam's Eyes", which he wrote, directed and edited while attending Temple University.

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