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'Saturday Night Live' Alum Jan Hooks Dead at 57

'Saturday Night Live' Alum Jan Hooks Dead at 57

Emmy-nominated actress Jan Hooks sadly died on Thursday (October 9) in New York City.

According to TMZ, the 57-year-old Saturday Night Live alum was battling a serious unknown illness.

In case you didn’t know, Jan was part of the SNL cast from 1986 to 1991 alongside greats like Chris Farley, Mike Myers, Phil Hartman, and Dana Carvey.

You may also remember her from her guest stint on 30 Rock and her role as Vicki on 3rd Rock from the Sun, which got her an Emmy nod in 1998.

Our thoughts are with her family and friends during this difficult time.

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  • Love

    She was amazing! So brilliantly funny – she was one of a kind. RIP

  • 2005 all over again

    I’m really sad about this.

    I started watching SNL regularly during her time on the show and it was probably my favorite era.

    And I loved her on 3rd Rock from the Sun.


  • Ali

    She’s with Phil now. She missed him a Lot.

  • offtheproperty

    You could post a nicer picture.
    There are plenty of better pictures of her.
    She’s quite a beautiful woman, you know.

  • Rocky

    LOVED her! She was so funny. RIP Jan. You made so many people happy out there. Prayers to your family. You left too soon.