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Jan Hooks (Janet Vivian Hooks)

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Biography

Decatur, Georgia, USA
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. She played the role of Carlene Dobber for the final two seasons. She has also played memorable characters in feature-films including, Tina (the Alamo girl) in Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985), and Dixie Glick in Jiminy Glick in Lalawood (2004). Read more...

Actor

Character: Miss Leavey

Simon Birch 1998

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Character: Gladys Johnson, Driving Student

Coneheads 1993

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Character: Shelly Willingham

Funland 1987

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Character: Stephanie Needham

Wildcats 1986

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Character: Herself / Candy Sweeney / Greta Garbo / Brenda / Various

The Women of SNL 2010

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Character: Herself / Jessica Hahn / Mary Bailey

Saturday Night Live Christmas 1999

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Character: Marge Keister / Princess Di / Sally Kellerman

Sigourney Weaver/Buster Poindexter 1986

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Character: Herself / Mrs. Braithwaite / Customer / Miss Connie

Rosanna Arquette/Ric Ocasek 1986

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Character: Reporter / Friend / Candy Sweeney

Robin Williams/Paul Simon 1986

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Character: Cashier / Sally Kellerman / Spelling Bee moderator / Marge Keister / Mother

Steve Guttenberg/The Pretenders 1986

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Character: Desiree Fortune / Various

Bill Murray/Percy Sledge 1987

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Character: Woman / Date

Steve Martin/Sting 1987

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Character: Client / Diane Sawyer / Mrs. Johnson / Pat Stevens

Tom Hanks/Keith Richards 1988

2
Character: Kitty Dukakis / Constance Gregory

Matthew Modine/Edie Brickell & New Bohemians 1988

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Character: Colleen Walsh / Mistress

Mel Gibson/Living Colour 1989

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Character: Various / Nancy Simmons

Bruce Willis/Neil Young 1989

4
Character: Tammy Faye Bakker / Ivana Trump / Cheri Carter

Rick Moranis/Rickie Lee Jones 1989

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Character: Various / Ivana Trump

Fred Savage/Technotronic 1990

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Character: Various / Nadine Hurley / Log Lady

Kyle MacLachlan/Sinéad O'Connor 1990

2
Character: Suspectful Wife / Visitor / Shelley Long / Friend / Megan

George Steinbrenner/Morris Day & The Time 1990

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Character: Kathie Lee Gifford / Donna

Dennis Hopper/Paul Simon 1990

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Character: Sally Jessy Raphael / Kid / Judy Rifkin

Roseanne Barr/Deee-lite 1991

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Character: Eleonor Clift / Sinead O'Connor / Kay Corleone / Roxanne

Alec Baldwin/Whitney Houston 1991

2
Character: Chia Head Client's Wife / Drew Barrymore

Michael J. Fox/Black Crowes 1991

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Character: Mrs. Hudson / Various

Jeremy Irons/Fishbone 1991

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Character: Nancy Reagan / Rose Kennedy / Lesbian Mother / Guest

Catherine O'Hara/R.E.M. 1991

2
Character: Barbara Mandrell / Diana Ross / Mrs. Novack

Steven Seagal/Michael Bolton 1991

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Character: Herself / Kitty Dukakis

Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash 2000 2000

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Character: Verna Maroney

Verna 0

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Character: Verna Maroney

The Moms 0

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