Madeline Kahn

Madeline Kahn

American actor
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Madeline Kahn

Madeline Kahn (born Madeline Gail Wolfson; September 29, 1942 – December 3, 1999) was an American actress and singer, known for her 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).

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Full name at birth
Madeline Gail Wolfson
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Claim to fame
Blazing Saddles
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Date of birth
29 September 1942
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Place of birth
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Date of death
3 December 1999
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Place of death
New York City, New York, USA
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Cause of death
Ovarian cancer
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Resting place
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
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Occupation
Actress, Singer
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Height
5' 3" (160 cm)
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Red hair
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High school
Martin Van Buren High School, Queens, NY (1960)
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University
Hofstra University in 1964 with a degree in Speech Therapy
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