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Madeline Kahn

Madeline Kahn was born Madeline Gail Wolfson on September 29, 1942 in Boston, Massachusetts, to Freda (Goldberg) and Bernard B. Wolfson, a garment manufacturer. She was of Russian Jewish descent. Madeline began her acting career in high school and went on to university where she trained as an opera singer and starred in several campus productions, ...

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Sep 29, 1942 In Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Blaze of Glory: Mel Brooks' Wild, Wild West
Latest Project:
Series Welcome to the Basement 2012-01-13

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations.

Known For
Poster of A Bug's Life
Poster of Blazing Saddles
Poster of Young Frankenstein
Poster of Clue
Movie Blaze of Glory: Mel Brooks' Wild, Wild West Unknown 2014
Series Welcome to the Basement Unknown 2012-01-13
Movie Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1970's Unknown 2009
Movie Role Model: Gene Wilder Unknown 2008
Series Psych Unknown 2006-07-07
Movie Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live Unknown 2005-02-20
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Gilda Radner Unknown 2005-09-06
Series Silenci? Unknown 2005
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dan Aykroyd Unknown 2005-09-06
Movie Kermit: A Frog's Life Unknown 2005
Movie Sesame Street Presents: The Street We Live On Unknown 2004
Movie Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Unknown 2003-11-15
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 2002
Movie Gilda Radner's Greatest Moments Unknown 2002-04-29
Movie Back in the Saddle Unknown 2001
Movie AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies Unknown 2000
Movie The 72nd Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2000-03-26
Movie Judy Berlin Unknown 1999-10-06
Movie Saturday Night Live 25 Unknown 1999-09-25
Series Little Bill Unknown 1999
Movie A Bug's Life Unknown 1998
Movie A Bug's Life Gypsy Moth 1998-11-25
Movie The Volunteers Unknown 1997
Series The 23rd Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 1997
Movie Ivana Trump's For Love Alone Unknown 1996
Movie Nixon Unknown 1996-01-05
Series The O'Reilly Factor Unknown 1996-10-07
Series Cosby Pauline Fox 1996-09-16
Movie London Suite Sharon Semple 1996-09-15
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie Night of About 14 CBS Stars Unknown 1996
Series New York News Nan Chase 1995-09-28
Movie 50 Years of Funny Females Unknown 1995-06-25
Series American Masters Unknown 1994
Series Howard Stern Unknown 1994-06-20
Movie Mixed Nuts Mrs. Munchnik 1994-12-21
Movie The 48th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1994-06-12
Series Monkey House Unknown 1993
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Movie The 47th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1993
Movie For Richer, for Poorer Unknown 1992
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Lucky Luke Unknown 1992-03-20
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 1991-09-30
Movie Betsy's Wedding Lola Hopper 1990-06-22
Series Avonlea Unknown 1990-03-05
Movie Sing Yourself Silly! Unknown 1990
Movie The 3rd Annual American Comedy Awards Unknown 1989-05-23
Movie The 43rd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1989-06-04
Movie Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary Unknown 1989-09-24
Movie The Best of Gilda Radner Unknown 1989
Series CBS This Morning Unknown 1988
Movie Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration Unknown 1988
Movie Sesame Street, Special Unknown 1988
Movie The 2nd Annual American Comedy Awards Unknown 1988-05-17
Movie Sing Along Unknown 1987
Series Mr. President Unknown 1987
Movie Billy Crystal: Don't Get Me Started - The Lost Minutes Unknown 1987
Movie Comic Relief Unknown 1986-03-29
Movie An American Tail Unknown 1986
Movie My Little Pony: The Movie Unknown 1986
Movie The Best of Dan Aykroyd Unknown 1986
Series ABC Afterschool Specials Unknown 1986
Movie Clue Unknown 1985
Series Comedy Factory Unknown 1985-06-28
Movie Muppet Video: Gonzo Presents Muppet Weird Stuff Herself 1985-03-08
Movie City Heat Unknown 1984
Movie All-Star Party for Burt Reynolds Unknown 1984
Movie The 10th Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 1984-03-15
Series Oh Madeline Unknown 1984
Movie The 41st Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1984
Series Reading Rainbow Unknown 1983-06-06
Movie Scrambled Feet Unknown 1983
Movie Yellowbeard Unknown 1983
Movie Group Madness Unknown 1983
Movie Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter Unknown 1982-05-16
Series Late Night with David Letterman Unknown 1982-02-01
Movie Slapstick of Another Kind Unknown 1982
Movie History of the World: Part I Unknown 1981
Movie First Family Unknown 1980-12-25
Movie Wholly Moses! Unknown 1980
Series Fridays Unknown 1980-04-11
Movie Happy Birthday, Gemini Unknown 1980
Movie Simon Unknown 1980
Movie The Muppet Movie Unknown 1979
Movie A Salute to American Imagination Unknown 1978
Movie The 32nd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1978
Movie The Cheap Detective Unknown 1978
Movie Klein Time Unknown 1977
Movie High Anxiety Unknown 1977
Movie Once Upon a Brothers Grimm Unknown 1977
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1977
Movie Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood Unknown 1976
Movie The 48th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1976
Series The Muppet Show Unknown 1976-01-29
Movie The George Burns Special Unknown 1976
Movie At Long Last Cole Unknown 1975
Movie At Long Last Love Unknown 1975
Movie The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother Unknown 1975
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Movie The 28th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1974
Movie Blazing Saddles Unknown 1974
Movie Young Frankenstein Unknown 1974
Movie The 46th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1974-04-02
Movie From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler Unknown 1973
Movie Paper Moon Trixie Delight 1973-05-09
Series Adam's Rib Unknown 1973
Movie Harvey Unknown 1972
Series Great Performances Unknown 1972-11-04
Movie Screwball Comedies... Remember Them? Unknown 1972
Movie What's Up, Doc? Unknown 1972
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1970
Series Comedy Tonight Unknown 1970
Series Sesame Street Unknown 1969-11-10
Series The David Frost Show Unknown 1969-07-07
Movie De Düva: The Dove Unknown 1968
Series The Merv Griffin Show Unknown 1968
Series The Carol Burnett Show Unknown 1967-09-11
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01