, “Hi. This is Bob. Thank you. To my family and friends who have surrounded me this week. And to the love of everyone who expressed concern and care for me. It’s overwhelming. But I feel loved And that means a lot.”
During the shooting of “Better Call Saul” in New Mexico, his representatives said it was a “heartbreaking incident” for CNN on Wednesday. In second tweet
, Odenkirk said he had had a “small heart attack”.
“Better Call Saul,” currently in production for its sixth and final season, is a prequel to the AMC crime series “Breaking Bad,” which ran for five seasons between 2008 and 2013. “Breaking Bad” introduced Odenkirk as Saul Goodman, the criminal defense attorney for the show’s protagonist Walter White, played by Bryan Cranston.
Cranston and another “Breaking Bad” co-star, Aaron Paul, expressed his support
To Odenkirk on social media. Paul wrote on Instagram with a picture of Odenkirk, “I love you my friend”.
Cranston asked fans his instagram page
“Think about him for a moment in your day today and send positive thoughts and prayers.”
For his role as Saul Goodman, Odenkirk has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards and four Primetime Emmy Awards.
He has previously worked as a writer for “Saturday Night Live” and co-produced and co-starred in the HBO sketch comedy series “Mr. Show with Bob and David”.