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Madeline Kahn
Madeline Gail Wolfson

September 29, 1942(1942-09-29)
Died December 3, 1999(1999-12-03) (aged 57)
New York City, New York, United States
Cause of death Ovarian cancer
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 1968–1999
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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