Higher Name Saul star Bob Odenkirk had a “coronary heart associated incident” when he collapsed on the present’s New Mexico set, and his situation is steady as he recovers at a hospital, his representatives stated Wednesday.
“We will affirm Bob is in steady situation after experiencing a coronary heart associated incident,” the assertion stated. “He and his household wish to categorical gratitude for the unimaginable medical doctors and nurses taking care of him, in addition to his solid, crew and producers who’ve stayed by his aspect. The Odenkirks would additionally prefer to thank everybody for the outpouring of properly needs and ask for his or her privateness presently as Bob works on his restoration.”
Odenkirk collapsed Tuesday on the Albuquerque set the place the Breaking Dangerous spin-off is capturing its sixth and closing season. Crew members known as an ambulance that took the 58-year-old actor to an area hospital.
Shortly earlier than the assertion was launched, Odenkirk’s son Nate, the elder of his two kids, tweeted, “He’s going to be OK.”
He’s going to be okay.
— Nate Odenkirk (@birthdaynate) July 28, 2021
The sixth season of the spin-off prequel to Breaking Dangerous is ready to air on AMC subsequent 12 months. Each exhibits had been shot in and largely set in Albuquerque.
“Bob is somebody we’ve identified and been fortunate sufficient to work with for a very long time,” AMC stated in a press release Wednesday evening. “The speedy outpouring of affection and concern from followers world wide is a transparent reflection of his immense abilities and talent to each transfer and entertain individuals. Like everybody else, we’re so grateful to know he’s in steady situation and receiving wonderful care. We’re holding him shut in our ideas and wishing for a quick and full restoration.”
Odenkirk has been nominated for 4 Emmys for taking part in the title character, a down-on-his-luck lawyer named Jimmy McGill who turns into more and more corrupt and adopts the pseudonym Saul Goodman, the “felony lawyer” who appeared in dozens of episodes of Breaking Dangerous.
Michael McKean, Odenkirk’s co-star who performed his brother on the Higher Name Saul, was amongst many wishing Odenkirk properly on social media throughout an anxious evening and day the place little news past his collapse and hospitalization was launched.
“Sending enormous like to our @mrbobodenkirk,” McKean tweeted. “You bought this, brother.”
Sending enormous like to our @mrbobodenkirk. You bought this, brother.
— Michael McKean (@MJMcKean) July 28, 2021
Odenkirk’s Breaking Dangerous co-stars additionally confirmed their love and concern.
“At present I woke as much as news that has made me anxious all morning,” Bryan Cranston stated on Instagram, together with a photograph of himself with Odenkirk. “Please take a second in your day as we speak to consider him and ship constructive ideas and prayers his method.”
Cranston’s co-star Aaron Paul posted an Instagram image of Odenkirk with the caption, “I like you my buddy.”
Earlier than the Saul position, which he additionally performed on Breaking Dangerous, Odenkirk was finest identified for Mr. Present With Bob and David, the sketch comedy sequence he co-created with David Cross that initially aired on HBO from 1995 to 1998.
I’ll share what I do know once I can however Bob is among the strongest individuals I do know each bodily and spiritually. He WILL get by way of this.
— david cross✍ (@davidcrosss) July 28, 2021
On Tuesday evening, Cross tweeted, “Bob is among the strongest individuals I do know each bodily and spiritually. He WILL get by way of this.”
Odenkirk has gained two Emmys, for his writing on The Ben Stiller Present and on Saturday Evening Stay.
He has additionally appeared on HBO’s The Larry Sanders Present and within the movies The Submit, Little Ladies and No one.