Bob Saget is recognized by many people for the role he played as David Tanner on the hit TV show, Full House. But fans of his stand-up comedy know his onstage persona is not nearly as family-friendly as the television show. Saget also spent eight years as the host of American's Funniest Home Video from 1989 to 1997. Despite the many television credits and accomplishments by Saget, he maintains his love for stand-up comedy. And fans who enjoy a good onstage comedy performance will not want to miss the adult-only performance that Bob Saget can deliver.
A Multi-Talented Entertainer
Bob Saget spent his childhood in Philadelphia, Pa. Saget dreamed of being a doctor while in high school but eventually decided he would prefer a career in show business. The first step Saget took to realize this dream was to enroll in Temple University as a film student. Saget's break in television came in 1987 when he worked as the co-host of CBS The Morning Program for six months. It was not much later before he found the role of David Tanner that would highlight his television career. Saget demonstrated his talents behind the camera in 1996 when he directed the television movie, For Hope. A feature film he directed, Dirty Work, was released in 1998 with Norm MacDonald cast in the starring role. Saget still enjoyed working in front of the camera and eventually landed a role on Entourage, a successful series that aired on HBO. Home Box Office would also be the home for Saget's comedy special, That Ain't Right. Bob Saget became a published author in 2014 with the release of Dirty Daddy. Saget currently hosts Videos After Dark, a show that airs on ABC. He also entertains fans of comedy with his stand-up performances.
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Where can I see a Bob Saget performance?
Bob Saget has a number of performances scheduled for the near future. Fans of Saget's comedy in the New Haven, Conn. area can see him at the College Street Music Hall. Bob Saget performances are also scheduled for The Suffolk Theater in Riverhead, N.Y., and Stand Up Live in Phoenix, Ariz.
What can I expect from a Bob Saget performance?
Audience members at a Bob Saget performance are in for an evening of fun and laughter. Saget is known for weaving back-and-forth banter between himself and the crowd into the prepared material he delivers. Fans of stand-up comedy will not want to miss a chance to see Saget perform when the opportunity presents itself.
What influences have shaped stand-up comedy from Bob Saget?
Rodney Dangerfield and Richard Pryor are two comedians Saget cites with influencing his own work. He is also greatly influenced by Don Rickles, a man he affectionately refers to as his dad.
How has Bob Saget's stand-up performances changed over the years?
Bob Saget once billed himself as a "filthy" comedian. He now says his performances are R-rated. The comedian ensures fans he is the same man with the same attitude about most issues but the change in delivery reflects the growth he has experienced as a human being.
What awards has Bob Saget won?
Bob Saget won a Student Academy Award in 1978 for his work on the documentary Through Adam's Eyes. He was nominated for a TV Land Award in the category of Quintessentionl Non-Traditional Family in 2004. Saget was also nominated for a Grammy for Best Comedy Album in 2014.Back to Top
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