John Stamos led the tributes, writing about his former “Full House” co-star, that he is “broken” over his death.
“I am broken. I am gutted. I am in complete and utter shock. I will never ever have another friend like him. I love you so much Bobby,” Stamos wrote.
Jon Stewart wrote, “Bob Saget… Just the funniest and nicest…”
Whoopi Goldberg paid respect, writing, “Sail on my friend Bob Saget With your huge heart and abject lunacy, my condolences to his daughters & other family.”
TV legend Norman Lear called Saget a close friend.
“Bob Saget was as lovely a human as he was funny. And to my mind, he was hilarious. We were close friends and I could not have loved him more,” Lear wrote in a statement on social media.
B.J. Novak took to Twitter with condolences, writing, “I have always and will always love Bob Saget.”
Saget had recently appeared on a podcast with Novack, writing on Twitter: “Loved talking with B.J. so much about The Office, his movie roles, @ThePremise -his show I love on FX on Hulu, and more- He’s so dammed funny and talented.”
Marc Maron, who reminisced about having Saget on his podcast, wrote, “Oh no. RIP Bob Saget. Truly one of the nicest guys and so funny. Very sad.”
Comedy Central paid tribute to the comedian, writing on Twitter, “Bob Saget was a beloved and boundary-pushing comedian. He’ll be missed.”
“Oh god. Bob Saget!!! The loveliest man. I was his TV daughter for one season and he was always so kind and protective. So so sorry for his family,” she wrote.