Jan Hooks

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Jan Hooks
Birth name Janet Vivian Hooks
Born April 23, 1957 in Decatur, Georgia, USA
Died October 9, 2014 in New York, New York, USA from throat cancer
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards

Contents

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Saturday Night Live Cast Member 1986–1991
Designing Women Carlene Dobbs 1991–1993 6 7
The Martin Short Show (1994) Meg Short 1994 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
3rd Rock from the Sun Vicki 2x10 - Gobble, Gobble, Dick, Dick November 24, 1996
3rd Rock from the Sun Vicki 2x21 - Sensitive Dick April 27, 1997
The Simpsons Manjula 9x07 - The Two Mrs. Nahasapeemapetilons November 16, 1997
3rd Rock from the Sun Vicki 3x12 - Dick on a Roll January 7, 1998
3rd Rock from the Sun Vicki 3x27 - Eat, Drink, Mary (1) May 20, 1998
3rd Rock from the Sun Vicki 4x01 - Doctor Solomon's Traveling Alien Show (2) September 23, 1998
3rd Rock from the Sun Vicki 4x13 - Sally Forth February 9, 1999
The Simpsons Manjula 10x14 - I'm with Cupid February 14, 1999
3rd Rock from the Sun Vicki 4x14 - Paranoid Dick February 16, 1999
3rd Rock from the Sun Vicki 4x15 - The House That Dick Built February 23, 1999
3rd Rock from the Sun Vicki 4x17 - Y2dicK March 16, 1999
3rd Rock from the Sun Vicki 4x18 - Dick the Mouth Solomon April 6, 1999
3rd Rock from the Sun Vicki 4x23 - Dick's Big Giant Headache (1) May 25, 1999
3rd Rock from the Sun Vicki 4x24 - Dick's Big Giant Headache (2) May 25, 1999
3rd Rock from the Sun Vicki 5x01 - Episode I: The Baby Menace (3) September 21, 1999
The Simpsons Manjula 11x07 - Eight Misbehavin' November 21, 1999
The Simpsons Manjula 11x08 - Take My Wife, Sleaze November 28, 1999
3rd Rock from the Sun Vicki 5x12 - The Big Giant Head Returns February 22, 2000
3rd Rock from the Sun Vicki 5x21/22 - The Big Giant Head Returns Again May 23, 2000
Providence 3x10 - The Gun January 12, 2001
Futurama Angleyne 3x06 - Bendless Love February 11, 2001
The Simpsons Manjula 12x16 - Bye, Bye, Nerdie March 11, 2001
The Simpsons Manjula 14x04 - Large Marge November 24, 2002
30 Rock Verna Maroney 4x12 - Verna February 4, 2010
30 Rock Verna Maroney 4x20 - The Moms May 6, 2010
The Simpsons Manjula 23x09 - Holidays of Future Passed December 11, 2011

Awards and Accolades

Primetime Emmy Awards

  • Nominated: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (1998)
3rd Rock from the Sun

Trivia

  • Her father was an employee at Sears
  • Attended Canby Lane Elementary School and Towers High School in Decatur, Georgia
  • Moved to Fort Myers, Florida during her junior year of high school where she attended Cypress Lake High School, graduating in 1975
  • Attended Edison State College where she majored in Theatre, but left the school to pursue acting full time
  • Was a member of The Groundlings comedy troupe
  • She was originally turned down for a regular spot on "Saturday Night Live" because they thought she was too old (at the time she was 28 years old); she was hired the following year when she was 29 years old