Jan Hooks Dead ‘SNL’ Vet Dies At 57 reports TMZ

jan-hooks-gettyJan Hooks, who worked alongside some of the biggest “Saturday Night Live” stars … died Thursday … TMZ has learned. She was 57.

We’ve learned she passed away this morning in New York City. Sources tell us Jan had been battling a serious illness.

Jan was part of the ‘SNL’ cast from 1986-91 … the same time as Chris Farley, Mike Myers, Phil Hartman, Dana Carvey and Dennis Miller … and was most famous for being one half of the Sweeney Sisters with Nora Dunn, as well as impressions of Sinead O’Connor and Hillary Clinton.

She most recently played a part on “30 Rock.”

Right after ‘SNL’, Jan joined the cast of “Designing Women.”

Source: TMZ