Better Call Saul Rhea Seehorn Thankful For ‘One More Day’ With Bob Odenkirk After Heart Attack

Rhea Seehorn talks about the experience of watching her friend and co-star Bob Odenkirk suffer an unexpected heart attack.

Seehorn, 50, attended the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, where she told PEOPLE and EW’s Red Carpet Live co-hosts Janine Rubenstein and Jeremy Parsons before the show that she and Odenkirk, 59, were very close throughout filming Better Call Saul.

The two, along with actor Patrick Fabian, all lived together for much of the filming, she recalls.

Although Seehorn said she was “grateful” for their “closeness and our friendship for many reasons,” she also explained that their friendship was the main reason she and Fabian, 57, were with Odenkirk on moment when something went wrong. .

Seehorn said they were enjoying some time together on set when the scary moment unfolded.

“It basically looked like he was passing out and then we knew something was wrong and we dove to catch him before he hit the concrete floor and then we realized it was really, really bad and started screaming for help,” he recalled.

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Rhea Seehorn, Bob Odenkirk

Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP/Shutterstock; Momodu Mansaray/Gett Rhea Seehorn and Bob Odenkirk

“We’ve always been very close, but the best I could say was that we’ve all had someone who’s passed and you just wish you had one more day, one more time to smile or laugh or appreciate them and you don’t understand. she continued.

She said the next day, they were both able to visit Odenkirk in the ICU after he woke up.

“When he woke up the next morning, his amazing wife Naomi and his kids were kind enough to let Patrick and I come to the ICU right away and, so we had that moment, it was like, ‘Oh my God, this oh. I have another one day!”

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Patrick Fabian, Bob Odenkirk, Rhea Seehorn and Steven Michael Quezada attend its premiere

Patrick Fabian, Bob Odenkirk, Rhea Seehorn and Steven Michael Quezada attend the AMC “Better Call Saul” Season 5 Premiere After Party on February 5, 2020 in Los Angeles, California

Jesse Grant/Getty Patrick Fabian, Bob Odenkirk, Rhea Seehorn and Steven Michael Quezada

Odenkirk was rushed to hospital last July after collapsing on the New Mexico set with his recognizants. Breaking Bad spin-off, during which he was filming the upcoming sixth and final season. Shortly afterward, Odenkirk’s rep told PEOPLE that the actor was in stable condition.

He previously explained the incident, saying The New York Times“I went to the Cubs game and rode the exercise bike and I just got off. Rhea said I started turning blue-gray right away.”

Health Safety Supervisor Rosa Estrada and Assistant Director Angie Meyer began administering CPR and shocked Odenkirk with an AED three times to restore his heart rhythm. The You do The actor later received heart stents in two places.

Odenkirk learned he had plaque buildup in his heart in 2018, but said he received conflicting medical advice about its treatment. The heart attack last July happened when “one of those pieces of the plaque fell apart.”

Its sixth and final season Better Call Saul premiered on April 18th on AMC and recently concluded on August 15th.

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The 74th Primetime Emmy Awards air live on NBC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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