Jan Hooks, a beloved actress and comedian best known for her work on “Saturday Night Live,” passed away at age 57. Hooks died on Thursday in New York City from an undisclosed illness.
Hooks was a talented comedic actress known for her versatility and ability to bring laughter to audiences with her wide range of characters. She joined the cast of “Saturday Night Live” in 1986 and quickly became a fan favourite thanks to her impressions of celebrities like Sinead O’Connor, Nancy Reagan, and Tammy Faye Bakker.
Her work on “SNL” earned Hooks critical acclaim and recognition from the entertainment industry. She was nominated for an Emmy Award in 1988 for her work on the show. Hooks also had a successful career in film and television, appearing in movies like “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure,” “Coneheads,” and “Batman Returns.”
In addition to her work on “SNL,” Hooks was known for her role as Vicki Dubcek on the hit sitcom “3rd Rock from the Sun.” She also had guest-starring roles on shows like “30 Rock,” “The Simpsons,” and “Murphy Brown.”
Hooks was known for her impeccable timing, spot-on impressions, and infectious energy, making her a standout performer in the comedy world. Her talent and humour will be greatly missed by fans and colleagues alike.
The news of Hooks’ passing has prompted an outpouring of love and tributes from fans and fellow celebrities. Many have taken to social media to share their memories of Hooks and express their condolences to her family and loved ones.
Jan Hooks will be remembered as a talented and beloved comedic actress whose work brought laughter and joy to countless fans. Her legacy will live on through her iconic performances and the laughter she brought to audiences worldwide. Rest in peace, Jan Hooks. You will be deeply missed.