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Jan Hooks was a well-known American actress and comedian born on April 23, 1957, in Decatur, Georgia, United States.
Jan Hooks was born Janet Vivian Hooks. She was most popularly recognized for appearing in a comedy television show called 'Saturday Night Live', where she appeared regularly from 1986-1991 and made cameos until 1994. She was also famous for working in movies like 'Designing Women', '3rd Rock From The Sun', and television shows such as 'The Simpsons' and '30 Rock'.
Her notable appearances include the famous CBS sitcom 'Designing Woman'. Janet Vivian Hooks voiced a female robot, Angleyne, in one episode of 'Bendless Love'.
Saturday Night Live paid tribute to Jan Hooks and Phil Hartman with a short film. This short film features an aging woman (Hooks) who shares an imaginary dance with her long-lost lover (Hartman). Hooks often used the phrase 'Oh, the irony' during the last few years of her life.
Jan Hooks has an estimated net worth of about $1.5 million. She earned this much revenue from her acting and comedy career.
Any details on Jan Hooks's annual income are not available.
Jan Hooks was about 5 ft 6 in (168 cm).
Jan Hooks was born on April 23, 1957, and she died at the age of 57 years on October 9, 2014.
On April 23, 1957, Jan Hooks was born in Decatur, Georgia, in the United States. No information about her parents, siblings, or other family members is available.
Hooks went to Canby Lane Elementary School and, after that, to Towers High School. After her father's transfer, she relocated to Fort Myers in 1974. There she got enrolled in Cypress Lake High School, from where she completed her graduation in 1975. During that time, she began working in stage plays. After that, Jan went to Edison State College, from where she opted for major studies in theater, but soon she quit that to adopt her full-time acting career.
Hooks was close to Kevin Nealon, her co-star in the Saturday Night Live show. But after a few years, they separated ways but stayed in touch as friends until Jan's death.
She appeared in a comedy television show called 'Saturday Night Live', where she appeared regularly from 1986 to 1991 and made cameos until 1994. She was also popular for working in movies like 'Designing Women', '3rd Rock From The Sun', and in television shows such as 'The Simpsons' and '30 Rock'.
She has also worked in movies like 'Pee-Wee's Big Adventure', 'Jiminy Glick In Lalawood', 'Simon Birch', 'A Dangerous Woman', 'Coneheads', 'Batman Returns', 'Funland', and 'Wildcats'.
Apart from these, her popular television shows are 'Tush', 'Prime Times', 'The Joe Piscopo Special', 'Comedy Break', 'Dear John', 'The Martin Short Show', 'The Dana Carvey Show', 'Hiller and Diller', 'Futurama', 'Game Over', 'The Cleveland Show', and many more.
Jan Hooks had not won any awards during her career but had received a nomination for Emmy Awards for her outstanding work in the '3rd Rock From the Sun' series.
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