HOLLYWOOD—Former “Saturday Night Live” star Jan Hooks died at the age of 57 on October 9. Hooks died in New York. According to reports, the comedienne had been battling cancer for several years.

“Saturday Night Live” co-star Kevin Nealon shared a photo of himself and Hooks on Twitter. The tweet read, “My girlfriend in the 80s and my friend forever, Janners. God, were you talented. Too soon and too sad. #JanHooks.”

“SNL” co-star Seth Meyers tweeted, “RIP Jan Hooks. One of the all time greats.”

Actor and producer Seth MacFarlane tweeted, “Jan Hooks still stands out as one of the funniest cast members in SNL history. Very sorry to read about her passing.”