Madeline Kahn

Madeline Gail Wolfson
actress
Born: 9/29/1942
Birthplace: Boston

film, theater, and television actress known for her childlike voice, ditsy persona, and razor-sharp wit. The Oscar-nominated actress won a 1993 Tony Award for her performance in The Sisters Rosensweig. Until her death i 1999, she co-starred on CBS' Cosby. Her films include Paper Moon and Blazing Saddles.

Died: New York City, 12/3/1999

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  • Paper Moon - Starring Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, John Hillerman, P.J. Johnson
  • Clue - Starring Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd, Michael McKean
  • High Anxiety - Starring Mel Brooks, Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman, Harvey Korman, Ron Carey
  • Young Frankenstein - Starring Gene Wilder, Teri Garr, Peter Boyle, Madeline Kahn, Gene Hackman
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