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28th Jul 2021

Bob Odenkirk taken to hospital after collapsing on Better Call Saul set

Clara Kelly

Odenkirk is still receiving medical care after the incident.

Better Call Saul star Bob Odenkirk was taken to hospital on Tuesday after collapsing on the set of the AMC show Better Call Saul.

Variety confirmed the news on Wednesday as Odenkirk, aged 58, collapsed at the show’s set in New Mexico.

Crew on set immediately called an ambulance, who rushed the actor to the hospital, where he is still receiving medical care.

The cause of the collapse has not been disclosed as of yet.

Odenkirk is currently in production on the sixth and final season of Better Call Saul, a very popular spin-off of the wildly popular series Breaking Bad.

Odenkirk plays con-man lawyer Saul Goodman in the AMC show and Breaking Bad.

Better Call Saul is a spin-off of the hit series Breaking Bad and focuses on Saul’s transformation from criminal, Jimmy McGill, to powerful criminal defence lawyer Saul.

The actor has received four Golden Globe nominations for the series in the best actor in a television drama category, and four Emmy nominations for outstanding lead actor in a drama show.

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