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'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.

Sarah Goldberg Dead - '7th Heaven' Actress Dies at 40 In Her Sleep

Sarah Goldberg, who often went by her stage name Sarah Danielle Madison, has passed away at the age of 40, CBS reports.

The 40-year-old actress passed away of natural causes while sleeping on September 27, the report says.

Sarah had a role on 7th Heaven as Sarah Glass Camden. She also appeared in television shows such as Judging Amy and 90210. Additionally, she appeared in films including Jurassic Park III and Training Day.

Our thoughts go out to Sarah‘s friends and loved ones during this difficult time.

Marian Seldes Dead - Broadway Legend Dies at 86

Legendary Broadway actress Marian Seldes has passed away at the age of 86.

“It is with deep sadness that I share the news that my dear sister Marian Seldes has died. She was an extraordinary woman whose great love of the theater, teaching and acting was surpassed only by her deep love for her family,” the Tony-award winning actress’ brother Timothy shared in a statement.

Marian recently appeared on Broadway in Terrence McNally’s play Deuce in 2007. She also showcased her acting skills in Truman, Home Alone 3, Murphy Brown, and Sex and the City.

In 1967, Marian was awarded with a Tony for her work on A Delicate Balance.

Our thoughts go out to Marian‘s family and friends during this difficult time.

Paul Revere Dead - Raiders Frontman Dead at 76

Legendary 1960s rocker Paul Revere has passed away at the age of 76.

The frontman and organ player of rock group Paul Revere & The Raiders died at his home in Idaho on Saturday (October 4). The cause of death is not known.

A letter from “Everyone who has ever met you.” was posted on the band’s website remembering the rocker.

“By your example, both professional and personal, you’ve left a blueprint of how to live a life full of love, laughter and happiness. The world will be a lot less fun, a lot less kind and gentle without Paul Revere in it. Your larger-than-life absence will leave a void in our hearts and our lives. We are all blessed to have known you, and we’ll miss you more than you could ever know,” the letter read.

Our thoughts go out to Paul‘s family and friends during this difficult time.

Eric 'the Actor' Lynch Dead - Frequent 'Howard Stern' Guest Dies at 39

Eric “The Actor” Lynch has passed away at the age of 39, TMZ reports.

The frequent Howard Stern Show caller was rushed to the hospital on Saturday (September 20) after he had heart problems and his organs reportedly gave out. He was surrounded by his family.

Eric had suffered from an unknown condition that required a caretaker, but he never elaborated on that condition.

Eric has been calling into the Howard Stern Show since 2002 and had a love hate relationship with the cast and crew. He also made appearances on In Plain Sight and Fringe.

Our thoughts go out to Eric‘s family and friends during this time.

Scott Semmelmann Dead at 47 After Crash in Sprint Car Practice

Sprint car driver Scott Semmelmann has died at age 47 after being involved in a car crash during a practice session on Saturday evening (September 20) in Wisconsin.

Scott was practicing for a race at the Beaver Dam Raceway when his car “made contact with another car during the second practice session, flipped three times and hit the outside wall,” according to the Associated Press.

This was the first time that Scott was set to race this season. The race ended up being canceled.

Just one month ago, another sprint car racer was killedKevin Ward Jr. was run over by competitor Tony Stewart after stepping out of his car during the race and lunging at the other car.

We send out our thoughts and condolences to Scott‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

Polly Bergen Dead - Emmy Winning Actress Dies at 84

Polly Bergen has died at the age of 84.

The Emmy-winning actress passed away at her home with family and close friends by her side in Southbury, Conn., according to her publicist Judy Katz.

In the late 1990s, Polly battled emphysema and other ailments, as a result of smoking for over 50 years.

In recent years, Polly was known for her roles on Desperate Housewives and The Sopranos.

Polly was recognized with an Emmy for her role as Helen Morgan in Playhouse 90 in 1958.

We send out our thoughts and condolences to Polly‘s family and friends during this difficult time.

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