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Saturday Night Live's Jan Hooks Has Died at 57

Saturday Night Live's Jan Hooks Has Died at 57

Originally posted 10/09/2014 06:25PM

Jan Hooks, who was best known as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, has died at the age of 57.

The actress and comedian, who also starred in Designing Women, passed away on Thursday, her rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Hooks joined the cast of SNL in 1986, where she worked alongside Dana Carvey and Phil Hartman. She did impressions of people including Sinéad O'Connor, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hillary Clinton, and was one half of the Sweeney Sisters with Nora Dunn.

She left the show in 1991 to replace Jean Smart on Designing Women and was nominated for an Emmy for playing Vicki Dubcek on 3rd Rock from the Sun. She also memorably played a tour guide at the Alamo in Pee-wee's Big Adventure.

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First Patient Diagnosed with Ebola in U.S. Has Died

First Patient Diagnosed with Ebola in U.S. Has Died

Originally posted 10/08/2014 12:35PM

The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died Wednesday morning in a Dallas hospital, a hospital spokesman said.

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7th Heaven Actress Sarah Goldberg Has Died

Sarah Goldberg Dies at 40

Originally posted 10/08/2014 09:40AM

Sarah Goldberg, a Chicago actress who starred as the Jewish medical student and rabbi's daughter who fell in love with the son of a Christian minister on 7th Heaven, has died, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. She was 40.

Goldberg passed away in her sleep on Sept. 27, her computer still in her lap, at a cabin owned by her family in Wisconsin, her mother told the paper. "She went to sleep and didn't wake up," her mother said.

An autopsy proved inclusive, but Goldberg is believed to have died of a heart condition, according to her mother.

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Funeral Held for Slain Arkansas Realtor Beverly Carter as Son Shares Family Photo

Funeral Held for Slain Arkansas Realtor Beverly Carter

Originally posted 10/06/2014 02:00PM

When Beverly Carter vanished after showing a home on Sept. 25, her family and friends hoped that the vivacious 50-year-old would be returned home safely.

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Dancer, Choreographer, Actor, Artist Geoffrey Holder Has Died

Geoffrey Holder, Dancer, Choreographer, Actor, Artist, Has Died

Originally posted 10/06/2014 10:30AM

Geoffrey Holder, a larger-than-life presence in the worlds of movies, stage, TV, art, publishing, music, dance – even advertising – died of pneumonia Sunday, The New York Times reports. He was 84 and a resident at the Lillian Booth Actors Home of The Actors Fund in Englewood, New Jersey.

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Loved Ones 'Shocked and Heartbroken' Over Family of 5 Found Dead

Loved Ones Mourn Family of 5 Found Dead in Utah

Originally posted 10/03/2014 08:00AM

Five members of a family of five who were found dead in their Springville, Utah, home last weekend, had likely gathered in the parents' upstairs bedroom to watch a movie on their big-screen television – something they apparently did frequently as a close-knit family, according to friends.

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Police Baffled by Family of 5 Found Dead in Living Room

Police Baffled by Utah Family of 5 Found Dead in Living Room

Originally posted 09/30/2014 07:15PM

Five family members found dead in a bedroom at their Utah home over the weekend weren't shot or stabbed, but their causes of death could remain a mystery for weeks, police said Monday.

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Nicole Kidman Breaks Silence Following Her Father's Death | Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman Breaks Silence Following Her Father's Heartbreaking Death

Originally posted 09/30/2014 10:00AM

Nicole Kidman revealed she was heartbroken over the death of her father this month and thanked well-wishers for their comforting thoughts and prayers.

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George Clooney Gets Married, Chelsea Clinton Delivers & More Weekend News

What You Missed Over The Weekend

George Clooney Gets Married, Chelsea Clinton Delivers & More Weekend News

Originally posted 09/28/2014 09:45PM

There was plenty of amore in the air this weekend as Hollywood's biggest former bachelor tied the knot in Italy, America's favorite political family welcomed its newest addition and celebrities lovingly remembers those they've lost.

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Japanese Volcano Erupts, Kills at Least 31

Japan's Mount Ontake Erupts, Kills at Least 31 People

Originally posted 09/28/2014 06:45PM

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