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Jan Hooks (1957–2014)


Jan Hooks is better remembered for her five-year run on Saturday Night Live (1975) (1986-91) on the series she impersonated actress ranging from Bette Davis, to Ann-Margret, to Sally Kellerman, to Jodie Foster. After she left the show, she was proposed by Linda Bloodworth-Thomason to replace Jean Smart on CBS's Designing Women (1986). She accepted... See full bio »

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Known For

Batman Returns
(1992)
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live Various / Hillary Clinton / Tammy Faye Bakker / Friend / Ivana Trump / Marge Keister / Sally Kellerman / Barbara Mandrell / Candy Sweeney / Cashier / Cheri Carter / Chia Head Client's Wife / Client / Colleen Walsh / Constance Gregory / Crystal McLanahan / Customer / Date / Dee Kelly / Desiree Fortune / Diana Ross / Diane Sawyer / Donna / Drew Barrymore / Eleonor Clift / Guest / Herself / Judy Rifkin / Kathie Lee Gifford / Kay Corleone / Kid / Kitty Dukakis / Lesbian Mother / Log Lady / Megan / Miss Connie / Mistress / Mother / Mrs. Braithwaite / Mrs. Hudson / Mrs. Johnson / Mrs. Novack / Nadine Hurley / Nancy Reagan / Nancy Simmons / Pat Stevens / Princess Di / Reporter / Rose Kennedy / Roxanne / Sally Jessy Raphael / Shelley Long / Sinead O'Connor / Spelling Bee moderator / Suspectful Wife / Syndi / Visitor / Woman
(1986-2014)
Designing Women
Designing Women Carlene Frazier Dobber
(1991-1993)
Simon Birch
Simon Birch Miss Leavey
(1998)

Filmography

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 2013 The Cleveland Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Kellogg
- Mr. & Mrs. Brown (2013) ... Mrs. Kellogg (voice)
 2010 30 Rock (TV Series)
Verna Maroney
- The Moms (2010) ... Verna Maroney
- Verna (2010) ... Verna Maroney
 2004 Game Over (TV Series)
Nadine
- Monkey Dearest (2004) ... Nadine (voice)
 2001 Futurama (TV Series)
Anglelyne
- Bendless Love (2001) ... Anglelyne (voice)
 2001 Providence (TV Series)
Doreen Dunfey
- The Gun (2001) ... Doreen Dunfey
 1998 Simon Birch
Miss Leavey
 1997 Hiller and Diller (TV Series)
Kate
- Thankless-Giving (1997) ... Kate
- Don't Make Me Hurt You (1997) ... Kate
 1994 The Martin Short Show (TV Series)
Meg Harper Short
- A Hippo Never Forgets (1994) ... Meg Harper Short
- The Steve Martin Show (1994) ... Meg Harper Short
- Who's Afraid of Snowball Fortensky? (1994) ... Meg Harper Short
 1993 A Dangerous Woman
Makeup Girl
 1993 Coneheads
Gladys Johnson, Driving Student
 1992 Frosty Returns (TV Short)
Lil (voice)
 1989 Dear John (TV Series)
Suzanne
- John's Blind Date (1989) ... Suzanne
 1988 Superman 50th Anniversary (TV Movie documentary)
Marcia Connelly
 1987 Funland
Shelly Willingham
 1986 Wildcats
Stephanie Needham
 1985 Comedy Break (TV Series)
 1983 The 1/2 Hour Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... Various
 1983 Prime Times (TV Movie)
Various
 1980 The Bill Tush Show (TV Series)
Various Characters
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commerical for 10-10-220 telephone service (2003) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Sweeney Sisters

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on dealing with stage fright during her stint on Saturday Night Live (1975)] Sometimes if I see an old show, I think "Boy, I was good!" I mean, can't you tell how shit-scared I was? And you know how they say, "Well, everybody's got the jitters," and you go out there and you're fine? No! I wasn't! I didn't like it! I don't like roller coasters, and I don't like circus performing. It's just not my... See more »

Trivia:

Attended the University of West Florida, but didn't graduate. See more »

Trademark:

Smiled quite a lot when acting

Star Sign:

Taurus

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