The Rock Mourns Bob Saget’s Sudden Passing: “He Was the Kindest Man”

Published 01/10/2022, 9:30 AM EST


American Comedian Bob Saget tragically passed away at the age of 65. His staff found him unconscious at his hotel in Orlando, Florida. Given the magnitude of impact he made in the comedy industry, Laugh Factory fondly remembered him following the tragic news and The Rock captured the moment.

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Dwayne Johnson took to social media to pay his tribute to the late Bob Saget. He posted a photograph of The Laugh Network remembering Saget and prayed for his family and friends during this difficult time of their lives.

Even though Johnson did not know him personally, he had heard about Saget’s life and contributions.

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Undoubtedly, this is a tragic day for the Hollywood industry.

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Saget was best known for his portrayal of Danny Tanner on the popular family sitcom Full House.

Dwayne Johnson has a fair share of comedy in his movies

Dwayne Johnson’s has done a plethora of movies, ranging from action to comedy. While all of them are guaranteed to be action and thriller related, almost all of them have significant comedy as well.

Dwayne Johnson attending the Jumanji: The Next Level UK Premiere held at the BFI in Waterloo, London. (Photo by Matt Crossick/PA Images via Getty Images)

Even some of the most famous movies such as Fast and Furious, Central Intelligence, Jumanji 2, and others have comedy as a part of his character.

Essentially, the addition of comedy to all his movies makes it one of the reasons fans love watching the movies. Regardless of what genre it is, a good laugh at some point during the movie is guaranteed.

The Rock worked in funny segments in WWE as well

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When Dwayne Johnson worked in WWE, he played The Rock.

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Even as The Rock, his segments may have been heelish, but some were funny. Some of the lines, he said, always had the audience erupting in laughter and cheers. In fact, The Great One went on to become one of the Superstars who were supposed to be heel but the audience loved their act and charisma.

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ATLANTA, GA – APRIL 03: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson during WrestleMania XXVII at Georgia Dome on April 3, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

As a result, he continued playing the anti-hero character, which earned him success in WWE. In fact, this was a similar type of character which Stone Cold Steve Austin played in WWE. He passed the torch to The Rock at WrestleMania XIX.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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