Bob Saget (born May 17, 1956 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an actor, comedian, and television host. He is the actor who played the role of Danny Tanner on the ABC series, Full House and hosted America's Funniest Home Videos from 1989 to 1997. From 2005 to 2014, he provided the voice of the future Ted Mosby on the CBS comedy series, How I Met Your Mother .
Saget started performing stand-up comedy and has done a number of national tours. In 1987, Bob became the co-host of the CBS short-lived morning television show, The Morning Program. The show received negative reviews and was canceled after a month. After that, Saget left to star on Full House.
During his time on Full House, Saget was the host of ABC's America's Most Funniest Home Videos. He hosted the show from 1989 to 1997. He made a guest appearance on the show in 2009. After Full House ended, Bob continued to do various projects, including directing the 1996 ABC television movie, "For Hope" which was inspired by the real-life story about Saget's sister, Gay Saget, who passed away from scleroderma. He has also his first feature film, Dirty Work in 1998. During that same year, Bob portrayed the role of a cocaine addict in the movie, Half Baked.
In 2001, Saget starred on the short-lived WB series, Raising Dadwhere he portrayed the role of a widowed dad raising two daughters on his own. The show only lasted one season before being canceled. Bob has guest-starred on TV shows such as Huff, Listen Up, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Law & Order: LA In April 2009, Saget starred on another short-lived television series, Surviving Suburbia on ABC. The show was canceled by August of that same year due to low ratings. Bob was also the director, writer, producer, and voice on the 2007 direct-to-video movie, Farce of the Penguins.
Saget was married to Sherri Kramer from May 1982 to November 1997. Together, they have three daughters: twins Aubrey & Lara (born in 1989) and Jennifer (born in 1992).
Saget is the son of Dolly (who died in 2014) and Benjamin M. Saget (who died in 2007). He had two other siblings who died in childbirth. His sister, Andrea died of an aneurysm at the age of 34. His sister, Gay died of scleroderma at the age of 47. Bob is a board member of the Scleroderma Research Foundation.
|1979||Outer Touch||Voice of Wurlitzer||Voice\Writer|
|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||Danny Tanner||192 episodes|
|1989–1997; 2009||America's Funniest Home Videos||Himself (host)|
|1989||MMC||Himself||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 role)|
|1993||For Goodness Sake||Surgeon|
|1994||Father and Scout||Spencer Paley||TV film\Executive Producer|
|1997||Meet Wally Sparks||Reporter #4|
|1998||Half Baked||Cocaine Addict||uncredited role|
|1999||Sorority||Dean Tinker||TV film\uncredited role|
|2000||Becoming Dick||Bob||TV film\director\uncredited role|
|The Norm Show||Mr. Atkitson||Episode: "Norm vs. Schoolin'"|
|2001–2002||Raising Dad||Matt Stewart||17 episodes|
|2003||Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd||Jessica's Dad|
|2005||Listen Up||Mitch||Coach Potato|
|2005–2014||How I Met Your Mother||Ted Mosby (2030) (voice-over only)||TV series|
|1 vs. 100||Himself (host)||Hosted from 2006-2008 on NBC|
|Casper's Scare School||Dash||Voice|
|2006||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Glenn Cheales||Episode: "Choreographed"|
|2007||Farce of the Penguins||Carl||Voice
Direct-to-video Also writer, director and producer
|Howard Stern on Demand||Himself||Episode: "Brad Garrett"|
|The Tuttles: Madcap Misadventures||Barry Tuttle||Video game|
|2008||The Life & Times of Tim||Tim's Cincinnati Partner||Voice|
Episode: "Mugger/Cin City"
|2009||Surviving Suburbia||Steve Patterson||13 episodes|
|2010||Conan||Himself||Episode: "One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Dead Fish"|
|Strange Days with Bob Saget||Himself (host)||6 episodes|
|2011||Law & Order: LA||Adam Brennan||Episode: "Van Nuys"|
|2016||Fuller House||Danny Tanner||2 episodes|