Jan Hooks

#48470
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
23, 1957
Birthplace
Decatur, GA
Death Date
Oct 9, 2014 (57)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
23, 1957
Birthplace
Decatur, GA
Death Date
Oct 9, 2014 (57)

About

Comedienne who was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1986 to 1991 and was best known for her character Candy Sweeney of "The Sweeney Sisters." She appeared on the last two seasons of Designing Women and had a recurring role on NBC's 30 Rock as Jenna's mother.

Before Fame

She began doing comedy with the group The Groundlings, the famed Los Angeles-based comedy troupe where many Saturday Night Live cast members are first discovered.

Trivia

She also appeared on the show Designing Women as Carlene Dobber for the final two seasons of the show.

Family Life

She entered into a relationship with Kevin Nealon in 1984.

Associated With

On Saturday Night Live she was known for her impression of Nancy Reagan .