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Madeline Kahn

Actress | * 09/29/1942 († 57, 12/03/1999) | New York City - New York - USA
Madeline Gail Kahn (born Madeline Gail Wolfson; September 29, 1942 – December 3, 1999) was an American actress, comedian, voice actress, and singer, known for comedic roles in films directed by Peter Bogdanovich and Mel Brooks, including What's Up, Doc? (1972), Young Frankenstein (1974), High Anxiety (1977), History of the World, Part I (1981), and her Academy Award-nominated roles in Paper Moon (1973) and Blazing Saddles (1974). Kahn made her Broadway debut in Leonard Sillman's New Faces of 1968, and received Tony Award nominations for the play In the Boom Boom Room in 1974 and for the original production of the musical On the Twentieth Century in 1978. She starred as Madeline Wayne on the short-lived ABC sitcom Oh Madeline (1983–84) and won a Daytime Emmy Award in 1987 for ABC Afterschool Special. She... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Kids & Family | Drama

Known for these Movies & Shows

Blazing Saddles

R

1974 | 3.7/5 | 1h 33min
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Paper Moon

PG

1973 | 4.0/5 | 1h 42min
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Clue

PG

1985 | 3.7/5 | 1h 34min
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Awards & Nominations for Madeline Kahn

Daytime Emmy Award Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play 2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe Award for New Star of The Year – Actress 2x Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical

Movies with Madeline Kahn as Actress(35)

as Alice Gold2000 Judy Berlin
as Gypsy Moth (voice)1998 A Bug's Life
as Sharon Semple1996 London Suite
as Martha Mitchell1995 Nixon
as Blanche Munchnik1994 Mixed Nuts
as Lola Harper1990 Betsy's Wedding
as Draggle (voice)1986 My Little Pony: The Movie
as Gussie Mausheimer1986 An American Tail
as Mrs. White1985 Clue
as Caroline Howley1984 City Heat
as Betty1983 Yellowbeard
as herself1983 Group Madness
as Eliza Swain / Lutetia Swain1982 Slapstick (Of Another Kind)
as Empress Nympho1981 History of the World: Part I
as The Witch1980 Wholly Moses
as Bunny Weinberger1980 Happy Birthday, Gemini
as Dr. Cynthia Mallory1980 Simon
as Constance Link1980 First Family
as El Sleezo Patron1979 The Muppet Movie
as Mrs. Montenegro1978 The Cheap Detective
as Victoria Brisbane1977 High Anxiety
as Kitty O'Kelly1975 At Long Last Love
as Lili Von Shtüpp, the Teutonic Titwillow1974 Blazing Saddles
as Elizabeth1974 Young Frankenstein
as Trixie Delight1973 Paper Moon
as Nurse Kelly1972 Harvey
as Eunice Burns1972 What's Up, Doc?
as Sigfried1968 De Düva: The Dove

TV Shows/Series with Madeline Kahn as Actress(13)

as Pauline Fox1996 Cosby
as Esperanza1992 Lucky Luke
as Esmeralda1992 Lucky Luke
as Lois Gullickson1987 Mr. President
as Madeline Wayne1983 Oh Madeline
1980 Fridays

Additional Information

Full Name: Madeline Gail Wolfson
Born: 09/29/1942 in Boston
Died: 12/03/1999 in New York City (aged: 57)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Hofstra University, Martin Van Buren High School
Other names for Madeline Kahn (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Madeline Gail Wolfson"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:64069, Added: 05/23/2018, Last updated: 01/06/2019