Jan Hooks

Additionally, 'NBC' aired an episode (originally aired in 1990), featuring two of Jan’s most popular comedy sketches. However, they remained friends until Jan’s death.Jan was born Janet Vivian Hooks, on April 23, 1957. updated 3:38 PM EST, Wed November 26, 2014

The Turners -- no relation to Ted -- also worked on "SNL" and later created "3rd Rock from the Sun," which occasionally featured Hooks.Hooks was on "SNL" from 1986 to 1991.

Jan had lost her mother just before joining 'Saturday Night Live’ and had found solace in Kevin’s company. updated 9:59 PM EST, Thu December 11, 2014 Market data provided by 'O.C.'

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However, Jan never underwent the treatment. 01/26/2018 4:24. “All I can say is that Jan was not well for quite some time,” … In "The Sinatra Group," a parody of "The McLaughlin Group" led by Phil Hartman's Frank Sinatra, she was a deadly serious Sinead O'Connor, letting Hartman get the laughs for his tough-talking Sinatra.Click through our gallery to remember those we lost this year.Hooks also stood out with her portrayal of Candy Sweeney, the blonde half of an effervescent pair of lounge singers who ladled on bad jokes and Hooks also appeared on "30 Rock" and sometimes provided the voice of Manjula Nahasapeemapetilon, the wife of convenience store owner Apu, on "The Simpsons." Following this, she guest-starred in a few TV series, such as 'Providence' (2001), 'Game Over' (2004), and two episodes of '30 Rock' (2010). T he extraordinarily versatile actress, comedian and singer Jan Hooks passed away Thursday at the age of 57, after battling a serious illness..

#RIPJanHooks," tweeted Patton Oswalt.Her representative, Lisa Lieberman, confirmed the death to CNN. She was active in the entertainment industry from 1980 to 2013. Share your photos and memories with CNN iReportKen Weatherwax, Pugsley on 'Addams Family'"She was totally amazing as a sketch player," one of her colleagues, Roberto Gomez Bolanos gained fame as a comedian, but he was also a writer, actor, screenwriter, songwriter, film director and TV producer.Christine Cavanaugh, who lent her distinctive voice to the title pig in "Babe," Chuckie Finster on "Rugrats" and Dexter of "Dexter's Laboratory," has died at 51. Ryan Knight, a cast member on MTV's "Real World: New Orleans," has died at age 28. The following year, Jan appeared in two films, namely, the comedy 'Coneheads' and the romantic drama 'A Dangerous Woman.'

Hooks was on the show from 1986 to 1991 and her co-stars included Chris Farley, Dana Carvey, Mike Myers and Dennis Miller. Jan Hooks was an American actor and comedian.

See the events in life of Jan Hooks in Chronological Order One of them was 'Brenda, the Waitress' and the other featured Jan as popular yesteryear actor Greta Garbo.20th Century Film & Theater PersonalitiesJan gained prominence in 1983, when she appeared in the 'HBO' comedy series 'Not Necessarily the News.' Halle Berry seems to confirm relationship with singer Van Hunt: ‘Now ya know’Relatives of Jan Hooks spoke about their loss to NeNe Leakes is leaving 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. In 1985, she was considered for the popular late-night live TV variety show 'Saturday Night Live' but was ultimately dropped. She wasn't planning to leave the show, she later said, but was offered a part on "Designing Women" and couldn't pass up the opportunity. She appeared in 24 episodes of the series, till 1984.

After years of being friends and calling each other by nicknames (“Kevers” and “Janners”), the two finally admitted their love for each other. Nonetheless, Jan was finally cast in 1986, as the show’s previous season had suffered low ratings and it was on the verge of being canceled. She was 57.

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Jan would often take part in high-school plays.

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She got it from some crazy stratosphere, and I was so attracted to that talent in her, and I don't think she ever knew how well respected and admired she was for her talent," said Nealon, who also dated Hooks for a while.Ken Weatherwax, who played Pugsley on the 1960s TV show "The Addams Family," has died at 59.

While Jan's 30 Rock co-star Alec Baldwin wrote: 'I’m sad to learn that we lost Jan Hooks, a remarkably sweet and talented actress'.
Jan is also known as a voice artist and has lent her voice to characters such as ‘Lil’ in 'Frosty Returns' (1995) and ‘Anglelyne’ in 'Futurama.'