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Jan Hooks, former star on 'Saturday Night Live, dies at 57

Comedian and actress Jan Hooks, a regular player on "Saturday Night Live" from 1986 to 1991, died on Thursday at age 57. She was well known for her character Candy Sweeney of the Sweeney Sisters and was praised for her memorable impressions of many A-List celebrities and politicians including Hillary Clinton, Nancy Reagan, Jodie Foster and Sinead O'Connor.Read the complete story.
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FILE OCTOBER 09: Actress and comedian Jan Hooks, a longtime "Saturday Night Live" cast member, died October 9, 2014 after a serious illness. She was 57. SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Pictured: Jan Hooks -- (Photo by: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)NBC via Getty Images

Comedian and actress Jan Hooks, a regular player on "Saturday Night Live" from 1986 to 1991, died on Thursday at age 57. She was well known for her character Candy Sweeney of the Sweeney Sisters and was praised for her memorable impressions of many A-List celebrities and politicians including Hillary Clinton, Nancy Reagan, Jodie Foster and Sinead O'Connor.

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