Kevin Nealon Remembers Jan Hooks and the 'Crazy Stratosphere' of Her Talent

Kevin Nealon was closer to Jan Hooks than most people in the ’80s, even dating for a time as they shot to fame on Saturday Night Live.

On Thursday, Nealon recalled his former costar – who died earlier in the day at age 57 – as an incomparable talent.

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From Our Readers: Kevin Nealon Greets Fans After Omaha Stand-Up Gig

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Our Twitter followers Erin (@eklavins) and Alison (@alisonklavins) each had a hilarious run-in with Kevin Nealon in Omaha, Neb., this month, after the Weeds star performed at the Funny Bone comedy club.

“[He] was really chill and laid back,” Erin writes. “Didn’t realize how tall he was. Had everyone laughing!”

Kevin Nealon Welcomes First Child

Weeds star Kevin Nealon is now a father. His wife, actress Susan Yeagley, gave birth to their first child, son Gable Ness Nealon, on Monday in Santa Monica, Calif., the actor’s rep says.

Nealon, 53, a former regular on Saturday Night Live, married Yeagley, 35, who has cohosted World’s Funniest Commercials with him, in the Italian lakeside town of Bellagio in 2005. After the ceremony, she told PEOPLE: “We’re going to have many children.”

Kevin Nealon, Wife Expecting a Baby

Actor Kevin Nealon and his wife Susan Yeagley are expecting their first child together, the actor’s rep has confirmed to PEOPLE.

The Weeds actor made the announcement on Late Night with Conan O’Brien.

Nealon, 53, who was once a regular on Saturday Night Live, and Yeagley, 35, who appeared in 2003’s Intolerable Cruelty and has hosted World’s Funniest Commercials with Nealon, were married in Bellagio, Italy on Sept. 3, 2005.

Kevin Nealon Marries Actress in Italy

Former Saturday Night Live comic Kevin Nealon, 51, married actress Susan Yeagley, 33, in the Italian lakeside town of Bellagio on Saturday, PEOPLE has confirmed.

The couple, who were engaged last December, exchanged vows at the town hall at midday in front of four witnesses. The ceremony lasted 45 minutes and ended with a round of applause.