Victoria Jackson (born August 2, 1959, in Miami, Florida) is a squeaky-voiced American comedienne & actress, probably best known as a cast member of the NBC television sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live from 1986 to 1992. Jackson became famous for her appearances on Weekend Update with Dennis Miller, reciting poetry while doing backbends or handstands on the desk (with Dennis Miller cracking a suggestive comment about her at the end) or in the cases of the episode hosted by Steve Martin and another episode hosted by Demi Moore, singing and dancing on the Weekend Update desk. One episode (Andie MacDowell with musical guest Tracy Chapman) had Victoria Jackson as Santa Claus's wife, Mrs. Claus, who was so lonely around the holidays that she seduces Dennis Miller in song (transcript: http://snltranscripts.jt.org/89/89iupdate.phtml).
She also makes sporadic film appearances, including leading roles in Casual Sex? (with Lea Thompson) and UHF (with "Weird Al" Yankovic, whom she dated in 1990).
She graduated from Furman University in South Carolina after spending one year at Auburn University.
She recently appeared in the Nickelodeon show Romeo!, with Lil' Romeo. Her role in this series was as the nanny, "Mrs. Rodgers." However, she was only in the series for the first two seasons.
Jackson is a self-proclaimed devout Christian and frequently appeared on programs such as The 700 Club and Politically Incorrect. She has also appeared in an extremely raunchy Comedy Central series, Strip Mall, in 2000. In 2005, Jackson starred in the second edition of the VH1 show Celebrity Fit Club. She Also voiced Penelope in Garfield and Friends (1991-1994).