Madeline Kahn

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Madeline Kahn
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Carol Burnett and Madeline Kahn in 1976
Madeline Gail Wolfson

(1942-09-29)September 29, 1942
DiedDecember 3, 1999(1999-12-03) (aged 57)
New York City, New York, United States
Cause of deathOvarian cancer
OccupationActress, singer
Years active1968–1999
Spouse(s)John Hansbury
(October–December 1999; her death)

Madeline Kahn (September 29, 1942 - December 3, 1999) was an American actress. She was known mainly for her comic roles in moviess such as Paper Moon, Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, What's Up, Doc?, and Clue. She made a guest appearance on The Carol Burnett Show and the Cosby Show.

She was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She moved to New York City during her early childhood and died of ovarian cancer there.

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