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Bob Odenkirk Shares Update After Heart Attack, Gives Thanks for ‘Outpouring of Love’

After being hospitalized on Tuesday after collapsing on set while filming the sixth and final season of AMC’s Better Call Saul, Bob Odenkirk posted an update on Twitter, which you can check out below, thanking family, friends, and fans for the “outpouring of love” following a “small heart attack.”

In his full statement, Odenkirk said: “Hi. It’s Bob. Thank you. To my family and friends and who have surrounded me this week. And for the outpouring of love from everyone who expressed concern and care for me. It’s overwhelming. But I feel the love and it means so much.


“I had a small heart attack. But I’m going to be ok thanks to Rosa Estrada and the doctors who knew how to fix the blockage without surgery. Also, AMC and SONY’s support and help throughout this has been next-level. I’m going to take a beat to recover, but I’ll be back soon.”

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Season 6 of the Breaking Bad prequel spinoff series stars Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill/Saul Goodman, Rhea Seehorn as Kim Wexler, Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut, Patrick Fabian as Howard Hamlin, Michael Mando as Nacho Varga, Tony Dalton as Lalo Salamanca, and Giancarlo Esposito as Gus Fring.

The critically acclaimed drama Better Call Saul is created by Peter Gould and Vince Gilligan, who serve as executive producers along with Mark Johnson, Melissa Bernstein, Thomas Schnauz, and Gennifer Hutchison. The series garnered a 2018 Peabody Award, and, over five seasons, has earned 39 Emmy Award nominations, four Golden Globe Award nominations, two Writers Guild Awards, three Critics’ Choice Awards, a Television Critics Association Award and two AFI Awards for “TV Programs of the Year,” among many other Guild nominations.




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