Thursday, October 9, 2014

Jan Hooks Dies At 57: Celebrities React

Celebrities took to twitter to pay tribute to the late comedian Jan Hooks.


The "Saturday Night Live" alum died on Thursday at age 57.


According to celebrity website TMZ, Hooks was reportedly struggling with a serious undisclosed illness.

With a versatile career which took her from "SNL" to "Designing Women" to "30 Rock," Hooks has developed a strong fan base over the years.



Now her fellow actors are mourning her tragic loss along with the rest of us.


Check out what celebrities are sharing below…


Dane Cook: If you never saw Jan Hooks The Sweeney Sisters sketch search'em & watch her great singing/comedic timing.





Seth MacFarlane: Jan Hooks still stands out as one of the funniest cast members in SNL history. Very sorry to read about her passing.


Katie Couric: Report: Former "SNL" star Jan Hooks dies at 57. So sorry to hear about Jan Hooks. I loved her on SNL.

Tony Hale: So so gifted. RIP Jan Hooks.

Colin Hanks: Jan Hooks always made me laugh. always.


Cheyenne Jackson: RIP JanHooks. Worked briefly with her on 30Rock and she was a twistedly brilliant comedic presence. 





Kristen Johnson: I can't believe it. Jan Hooks appeared in many 3rd Rock eps. We all truly loved her. I can't believe she's gone, another comedic genius.

Cheri Oteri: RIP Jan Hooks. An endearing, funny woman who so inspired and made me laugh so much. A bright light went out.


Billy Eichner: Such sad news about the BRILLIANT Jan Hooks. Worshipped her on SNL. RIP.




Orlando Jones: RIP Jan Hooks. Loved your work on @nbcsnl especially when you did #sineadoconnor. Condolences to friends/family/loved ones.


Joshua Malina: Shocked and saddened to read that Jan Hooks passed away. R.I.P. to a very funny woman.




Judd Apatow: "@TheWrap: #RIP: Jan Hooks, "Saturday Night Live" Star, Dead at 57 http://goo.gl/1MEkah  pic.twitter.com/DymDCt3dr4” oh no. So crazy funny.

Arsenio Hall: Wonderful lady! #funny RT @Suntimes: The ever-versatile Jan Hooks of "SNL" fame has died at 57 


Ike Barinholtz: Very sad to hear about Jan Hooks. She was a great cast member of that 80's SNL and I always had a big crush on her.

Margaret Cho: RIP Jan Hooks


Patton Oswalt: Not now, but sometime this weekend I'll think of Jan Hooks saying "adobe" and I'll get tear-eyed. I know it. #RIPJanHooks



Paul Feig: Incredibly sad about Jan Hooks. She was truly one of my favorite SNL cast members. So funny. A sad day for comedy. #RIPJanHooks


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