Jan Hooks, comedian, dead at 57

Posted at 7:06 PM, Oct 09, 2014

Jan Hooks, an actress best known for her impersonations on Saturday Night Live, has died.

She died in New York at 57, CNN reports.

Hooks was a Saturday Night Live cast member from 1986 to 1991. She made appearances on TV sitcoms "3rd Rock From The Sun" and "30 Rock."

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