Bob Odenkirk collapses on 'Better Call Saul' set

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FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2020, record  photo, Bob Odenkirk speaks astatine  the AMC's "Better Call Saul" sheet  during the AMC Networks TCA 2020 Winter Press Tour successful  Pasadena, Calif. Odenkirk collapsed connected  the show's New Mexico acceptable   Tuesday, July 27, 2021, and had to beryllium  hospitalized. Crew members called an ambulance that took the 58-year-old histrion  to a hospital, wherever  helium  remained Tuesday night, a idiosyncratic   adjacent  to Odenkirk who was not authorized to talk  publically  connected  the substance  told The Associated Press. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2020, record photo, Bob Odenkirk speaks astatine the AMC's "Better Call Saul" sheet during the AMC Networks TCA 2020 Winter Press Tour successful Pasadena, Calif. Odenkirk collapsed connected the show's New Mexico acceptable Tuesday, July 27, 2021, and had to beryllium hospitalized. Crew members called an ambulance that took the 58-year-old histrion to a hospital, wherever helium remained Tuesday night, a idiosyncratic adjacent to Odenkirk who was not authorized to talk publically connected the substance told The Associated Press. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File) (2020 Invision)

LOS ANGELES – “Better Call Saul” prima Bob Odenkirk collapsed connected the show's New Mexico acceptable connected Tuesday and had to beryllium hospitalized.

Crew members called an ambulance that took the 58-year-old histrion to a hospital, wherever helium remained Tuesday night, a idiosyncratic adjacent to Odenkirk who was not authorized to talk publically connected the substance told The Associated Press.

It was not instantly wide what caused the collapse, oregon however agelong Odenkirk mightiness beryllium hospitalized.

“Better Call Saul,” the spin-off prequel to “Breaking Bad,” has been shooting its sixth and last season, which is acceptable to aerial connected AMC adjacent year.

Like “Breaking Bad,” “Better Call Saul” is acceptable successful and mostly changeable successful Albuquerque.

An email sent to a typical of AMC seeking much accusation oregon remark was not instantly returned.

Odenkirk has been nominated for 4 Emmys for playing the rubric character, a down-on-his-luck lawyer named Jimmy McGill who becomes progressively corrupt and adopts the pseudonym Saul Goodman.

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Michael McKean, Odenkirk's co-star who played his member connected the show, was among galore wishing Odenkirk good connected societal media.

“Sending immense emotion to our @mrbobodenkirk,” McKean tweeted. “You got this, brother.”

Odenkirk's hospitalization was archetypal reported by TMZ.

Before the “Saul” role, which helium besides played connected “Breaking Bad,” Odenkirk was champion known for “Mr. Show With Bob and David,” the sketch drama bid helium co-created with David Cross that primitively aired connected HBO from 1995 to 1998.

He has won 2 Emmys, for his penning connected “The Ben Stiller Show” and connected “Saturday Night Live.”

He has besides appeared connected HBO's “The Larry Sanders Show” and successful the films “The Post,” “Little Women” and “Nobody.”

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