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Bob Odenkirk hospitalised after collapsing on 'Better Call Saul' set

04:00 PM Jul 28, 2021 | IANS

"Better Call Saul" star Bob Odenkirk was rushed to the hospital after collapsing on the set of the show.

The 58-year-old star is currently in production on the final season of "Better Call Saul," a spin-off of the wildly popular series "Breaking Bad", reports variety.com.

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Odenkirk collapsed on Tuesday at the show's set in New Mexico and crew members immediately called an ambulance. Odenkirk is still receiving medical care.

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The cause of the collapse has not been disclosed.

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The actor portrays con-man lawyer Saul Goodman in "Better Call Saul" and "Breaking Bad."

"Better Call Saul" zeroes in on the character's transformation from the criminally-inclined Jimmy McGill to powerful criminal defence lawyer Saul.

Odenkirk's work on "Better Call Saul" has got him four Golden Globe nominations for best actor in a television series drama, and four Emmy nominations for outstanding lead actor in a drama series.

The actor recently starred in the action film "Nobody," which received generally favourable reviews from critics and debuted at the top of the box office charts.

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