Bob Odenkirk Hospitalized After Collapsing While He Was Filming For Better Call Saul
According to a source close to Better Call Saul, the actor was taken to the hospital on Tuesday, July 27 after he fell on the set. Bob continues to receive medical attention, according to the source.
On the Sony property in Culver City, Calif., the 58-year-old actress was shooting a scene with other cast members at the time. After falling, Bob was quickly encircled by crew members who helped him up.
Around 11:34 a.m., crew members summoned an ambulance, according to law enforcement sources. Bob is still under the care of physicians, according to an insider who spoke to the newspaper.
For further information, E! News has reached out to the star’s representatives. At this moment, AMC is filming the sixth season of the fan-favorite series.
His performance on Better Call Saul has been nominated for four Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, which premiered in February 2015. A spinoff of Breaking Bad, where the actor originated the iconic character, this series follows the life of Walter White.
Mr. Show with Bob and David alongside David Cross was his first Hollywood gig as a writer for Saturday Night Live, and he went on to act in the sketch comedy series with Cross. The Post and Little Women are among the films in which he has appeared as an actor.
Bob and wife Naomi Yomtov have two children. Nathan, a 21-year-old at the time, was diagnosed with COVID-19 in April 2020.