Comedians, friends, co-stars react to Bob Saget’s death

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In this August 3, 2008, file photo, actor and roastie Bob Saget speaks at the “Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget” in Burbank, Calif. AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, FILE

Comedian and actor Bob Saget, best known for his role as a widower raising a trio of daughters on the sitcom “Full House,” was found dead in Florida on Sunday. His death and tributes flooded over 65 stunned peers and fans on Twitter, praising the veteran comedian for his talent and kindness.

“Bob Saget was as funny as a lovely person. And in my mind, he was hilarious. We were close friends and I couldn’t love him more.” — Norman Lear, via Twitter

“I’m falling apart. I’m so sad. I’m completely and utterly shocked. I’ll never have another friend like him. I love you so much, Bobby.” —John Stamos, via Twitter

“I don’t know what to say. I have no words. Bob was one of the best human beings I’ve ever known in my life. I loved him so much.” —Candace Cameron Bure, who played Sagat’s daughter on “Full House,” via Twitter.

“I don’t even know what to say about Bob Saget. I loved him and was lucky enough to work with someone so funny, soulful and kind. His role on Hem was a voice in the future, Seeing all the complexities of life with a smile, and that’s how I will remember them forever.” — Craig Thomas, co-creator of “How I Met You Mother”, via Twitter

“Dhatre’s. RIP Bob Saget. Truly one of the coolest guys and very funny. Very sad.” — Marc Maron, via Twitter

“Bob Saget… the funniest and best…” – Jon Stewart, via Twitter

“Still… in shock. I just spoke with Bob a few days ago. We laughed at each other on the phone as usual. RIP friend, comedian and fellow Aristocrat Bob Saget.” — Gilbert Gottfried, via Twitter

“Hi God. Bob Saget!!! Sweetest man. I was his TV daughter for a season and he was always so kind and protective. So sorry for his family.” — Kat Dennings, via Twitter

“You couldn’t get better or faster wit than Bob Saget. Shocked and devastated.” — Kathy Griffin, via Twitter

“Rip mate….Life can change in an instant. My heart hurts for his entire family. In an often brutal occupation he was historically not only hilarious, but more importantly, one of the kindest human beings I’ve ever met in my career. — Richard Lewis, via Twitter

“I had the pleasure of having a candid once in a lifetime conversation with Bob Saget and Norman Lear a few months ago, usually with a warm nod to longtime friends. Whatever story I heard about Bob that night, That’s confirmed. His deep humour, generosity and love for ppl.” –Jeremy O’Harris, via Twitter