Bob Saget, star of such TV hits as "Full House" and "America's Funniest Home Videos,"
Our live coverage on the tributes to the actor is wrapping up, but you can read more about Saget's life and legacy here:
- How a family tragedy turned Bob Saget into an activist: Bob Saget channeled his grief into helping others and now some of his famous friends are doing the same in the wake of his death. But it was the death of his beloved sister Gay following a battle with the autoimmune disease scleroderma which transformed him into an avid advocate for raising money to find a cure. The star actually first became involved with the Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF) prior to his sister's diagnosis with the chronic disease, which can lead to a hardening and tightening of connective tissue and skin. Read more here.
- Bob Saget and Norm Macdonald's enduring friendship: Bob Saget and Norm Macdonald first met working standup in the Ottawa comedy clubs before they became big stars. Now they are being remembered in death just months apart. Read more here.
- "America's Dad" Bob Saget also loved dirty jokes. He mastered both: Danny Tanner was great, but Bob Saget loved working blue. The star of the family friendly "Full House" and "Fuller House" series and host of the even more G-rated "America's Funniest Home Videos" was also well known for his crass humor. It was a duality that many loved about the TV star and comic who died Sunday at the age of 65. Saget's appearance in Penn Jillette and Paul Provenza's 2005 documentary "The Aristocrats" expanded perception of a man who had played one of the most wholesome and dorky dads in sitcom history. Read more here.