Jan Hooks Dead at 57: Comedian Starred on 'Saturday Night Live' in the 1980's

She starred on the sketch comedy show from 1986 to 1991.

She was featured in films like "Coneheads" and "Pee-wee's Big Adventure," along with roles in game-changing TV programs like "Designing Women," "3rd Rock from the Sun" and "The Simpsons." Her most recent role was in 2010 on "30 Rock."

Hooks was born in 1957 in Decatur, Georgia, and according to IMDB, she was a member of the legendary Groundlings comedy troupe in Los Angeles at the beginning of her career.

The cause of death was not revealed today.