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13 Fabulous Secrets Revealed About Bob Saget

1. Robert Lane “Bob” Saget is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and television host.

2. Saget is also known for his adult-oriented stand-up routine. He also provided the voice of the future Ted Mosby on the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother from 2005 to 2014.

3. Saget lived in California before moving back to Philadelphia and graduating from high school.

4. He graduated with a B.A. in 1978. Saget intended to take graduate courses at the University of Southern California but quit a few days later.

5. Saget describes himself at the time in an article by Glenn Esterly in the 1990 Saturday Evening Post: “I was a cocky, overweight twenty-two-year-old.

6. Then I had a gangrenous appendix taken out, almost died, and I got over being cocky or overweight.”

7. During the early 1990s, Saget worked both on Full House and AFV simultaneously.

8. In 2009, he returned to AFV for the 20th-anniversary one-hour special co-hosted with Tom Bergeron.

9. In 1998, Saget directed his first feature film Dirty Work, starring Norm Macdonald and Artie Lange.

10. In 1998, Saget made a cameo appearance as a cocaine addict in the stoner comedy Half Baked.

11. It co-starred Kat Dennings, Brie Larson, and Jerry Adler and lasted only one season.

12. Saget served as the voice of the future Ted Mosby, who narrated the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, which premiered on September 19, 2005.

13. It is dedicated to his father, Ben Saget, who died at age 89 on January 30, 2007, due to complications from congestive heart failure.

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