Jan Hooks

Biography: Jan Hooks was born in Decatur, Georgia and lived in Atlanta until her family moved to Florida during her high school years. While in high school, her attention turned from
cheerleading to school theater productions. She attended the University of West Florida and became active in regional and summer theater productions.
Jan returned to Atlanta to work in dinner theater and became a member of the comedy ensemble group The New Wits End Players. She also appeared on WTBS and won the Georgia-area Emmy Award for her performance in Tush. Best known for her five season stint as a Saturday Night Live Player from October of 1986 through May of 1991, Jan portrayed many characters during her run on the show including appearances as Tammy Faye Bakker, Eleanor Clift in The McLaughlin Group, Hilary Clinton, Nadia Comaneci, Bette Davis, Mia Farrow, Betty Ford, Kathie Lee Gifford, Nancy Glass in Attitudes, Jessica Hahn, Sally Kellerman, Doe Kelly in Attitudes, Marla Maples,
Jan Hooks was born in Decatur, Georgia and lived in Atlanta until her family moved to Florida during her high school years. While in high school, her attention turned from
cheerleading to school theater productions. She attended the University of West Florida and became active in regional and summer theater productions.
Jan returned to Atlanta to work in dinner theater and became a member of the comedy ensemble group The New Wits End Players. She also appeared on WTBS and won the Georgia-area Emmy Award for her performance in Tush.
Best known for her five season stint as a Saturday Night Live Player from October of 1986 through May of 1991, Jan portrayed many characters during her run on the show including appearances as Tammy Faye Bakker, Eleanor Clift in The McLaughlin Group, Hilary Clinton, Nadia Comaneci, Bette Davis, Mia Farrow, Betty Ford, Kathie Lee Gifford, Nancy Glass in Attitudes, Jessica Hahn, Sally Kellerman, Doe Kelly in Attitudes, Marla Maples, Sinead O'Conner, Sally Jessy Raphael, Nancy Reagan, Diane Sawyer, Nancy Simmons in Wayne's World, Candy in the Sweeney Sisters, and even Ivana Trump.
She has also appeared in TV commercials for Nike Zoom Air sneakers (1997), as a regular on the series The Martin Short Show, Designing Women, and The 1/2 Hour Comedy Hour, and in cameo and supporting roles in the feature films A Dangerous Woman, Batman Returns, Coneheads, and Pee-wee's Big Adventure (The Greatest Movie Ever Produced).
Most recently she appeared as a tyrannical Sunday School teacher in the film Simon Birch and in a recurring role on NBC's Third Rock from the Sun.
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Jan Hooks' Scores

Average career score: 62
Highest Metascore: 80 The Simpsons: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 52 3rd Rock from the Sun: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 3
  2. Negative: 0 out of 3
3 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 30 Oct 2, 2004 Various tbd
tbd Primetime Glick: Season 3 Apr 30, 2003 Dixie Glick tbd
tbd 3rd Rock from the Sun: Season 4 Sep 23, 1998 Vicki Dubcek 9.8
tbd 3rd Rock from the Sun: Season 3 Sep 24, 1997 Vicki 10
tbd The Simpsons: Season 9 Sep 21, 1997 Manjula 9.1
tbd The Simpsons: Season 8 Oct 27, 1996 Manjula Nahasapeemapetilon 9.1
tbd 3rd Rock from the Sun: Season 2 Sep 22, 1996 Vicki Dubcek 10
52 3rd Rock from the Sun: Season 1 Jan 9, 1996 Vicki 8.7
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 18 Sep 28, 1992 Herself tbd
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 17 Sep 28, 1991 Herself tbd
tbd Designing Women: Season 6 Sep 16, 1991 Carlene Frazier Dobber (Seasons 6-7) tbd
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 16 Sep 29, 1990 Herself tbd
80 The Simpsons: Season 1 Dec 17, 1989 Manjula Nahasapeemapetilon 8.9
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 15 Sep 30, 1989 Herself tbd
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 14 Oct 8, 1988 Herself tbd
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 13 Oct 17, 1987 Herself tbd
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 12 Oct 11, 1986 Herself tbd
54 Designing Women: Season 1 Sep 29, 1986 Carlene Frazier Dobber (Seasons 6-7) 4.0
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 1 Oct 11, 1975 Various 7.7