Bob Odenkirk confirms he suffered heart attack & gives fans health update as he 'takes time to recover amid filming'

BETTER Call Saul star Bob Odenkirk confirmed he suffered a heart attack on set and will be "taking a beat" to recover.

Bob, 58, updated fans just moments ago saying he felt he 'overwhelmed' andhis doctors managed to treat him without surgery.

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The actor took to Twitter to tell fans he had a "small heart attack" but he was going to be ok.

"Hi.  It's Bob. Thank you. To my family and friends who have surrounded me this week," he began.

"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."

Bob added: "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 SONYs support and help throughout this has been next-level. I'm going to take a beat to recover but I'll be back soon."

Bob's update comes after his good friend and costar David Cross told fans earlier today that he was "doing great" and making "jokes" in hospital.

"Just got off the phone with Bob and he's doing great!"

The Arrested Development actor wrote on Twitter: "Just got off the phone with Bob and he's doing great!

"Joking and japing and joshing… You will be hearing from him soon. But he's doing really well!!!

On Tuesday, it was reported that the actor had collapsed on set of the AMC show.

However, it did not look good when he was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday.

Sources said Bob was not conscious during his first few hours in the hospital, though he is currently lucid.

Bob's rep told TMZ: "Bob and his family would like to express gratitude for the incredible doctors and nurses looking after him, as well as his cast, crew and producers who have stayed by his side."

Production sources told TMZ that the cast and crew were shooting on the Sony Lot when Bob collapsed.

Quickly after Bob went down, he was surrounded by crew members who called an ambulance to get the star help.

Additionally, law enforcement told the outlet they received a call to the studio lot at 11:34 AM for a medical emergency.

At the time, it was not clear if Bob was conscious when he was transported to the hospital.

His son, Nate, gave fans an update on Bob's health in a Twitter post on Wednesday, writing: "He's going to be okay."

The actor is best known for playing attorney Saul Goodman on Breaking Bad, which aired on AMC from 2008-2013.

Bob went on to receive his own spinoff with Better Call Saul, which premiered on the network in 2015.

The popular series is currently shooting its sixth and final season.

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