Bob Odenkirk collapses on ‘Better Call Saul’ set

LOS ANGELES – “Better Get in touch with Saul” star Bob Odenkirk experienced a “heart connected incident” when he collapsed on the show’s New Mexico set, and his situation is steady as he recovers at a healthcare facility, his reps claimed Wednesday.

“We can verify Bob is in secure ailment after dealing with a heart related incident,” the statement reported. “He and his spouse and children would like to express gratitude for the incredible medical professionals and nurses seeking following him, as well as his forged, crew and producers who have stayed by his side. The Odenkirks would also like to thank absolutely everyone for the outpouring of very well needs and inquire for their privateness at this time as Bob performs on his restoration.”

Odenkirk collapsed Tuesday on the Albuquerque established where the “Breaking Bad” spin-off is taking pictures its sixth and final time. Crew associates named an ambulance that took the 58-12 months-old actor to a nearby medical center.

Shortly right before the statement was introduced, Odenkirk’s son Nate, the elder of his two youngsters, tweeted, “He’s heading to be Alright.”


The sixth season of the spin-off prequel to “Breaking Lousy” is established to air on AMC upcoming yr. Both equally displays have been shot in and mainly set in Albuquerque.

“Bob is anyone we have identified and been lucky adequate to function with for a long time,” AMC claimed in a statement Wednesday evening. “The quick outpouring of passion and worry from enthusiasts close to the world is a obvious reflection of his huge skills and skill to each go and entertain folks. Like everybody else, we are so grateful to know he is in steady issue and receiving exceptional care. We are holding him shut in our feelings and wishing for a fast and full restoration.”

Odenkirk has been nominated for four Emmys for taking part in the title character, a down-on-his-luck lawyer named Jimmy McGill who will become ever more corrupt and adopts the pseudonym Saul Goodman, the “criminal lawyer” who appeared in dozens of episodes of “Breaking Poor.”

Michael McKean, Odenkirk’s co-star who played his brother on the “Better Get in touch with Saul,” was among the a lot of wishing Odenkirk very well on social media during an nervous night and day in which very little information past his collapse and hospitalization was launched.


“Sending large enjoy to our @mrbobodenkirk,” McKean tweeted. “You bought this, brother.”

Odenkirk’s “Breaking Bad” co-stars also confirmed their like and concern.

“Today I woke up to information that has produced me nervous all morning,” Bryan Cranston mentioned on Instagram, along with a picture of himself with Odenkirk. “Please get a instant in your working day currently to imagine about him and deliver optimistic thoughts and prayers his way.”

Cranston’s co-star Aaron Paul posted an Instagram photo of Odenkirk with the caption, “I like you my friend.”

Right before the “Saul” purpose, which he also played on “Breaking Bad,” Odenkirk was greatest recognized for “Mr. Show With Bob and David,” the sketch comedy series he co-established with David Cross that at first aired on HBO from 1995 to 1998.


On Tuesday evening, Cross tweeted, “Bob is one particular of the strongest persons I know both bodily and spiritually. He WILL get by way of this.”

Odenkirk has received two Emmys, for his creating on “The Ben Stiller Show” and on “Saturday Night Live.”

He has also appeared on HBO’s “The Larry Sanders Show” and in the movies “The Write-up,” “Little Women” and “Nobody.”


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