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Madeline Kahn (1942–1999)

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KNOWN FOR 
Paper Moon (1973) | Blazing Saddles (1974) | Young Frankenstein (1974)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations More »
AKA 
Madeleine Kahn | Madeliene Kahn
BORN 
Sep 29, 1942 (died Dec 3, 1999)
HEIGHT 
5' 3" (1.60m)

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (30 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Judy BerlinJudy Berlin Alice Gold  Less 1999 $467K / —
  • Primary photo for A Bug's LifeA Bug's Life Gypsy Moth (voice)  Less 1998 $120MM $163MM / $363MM
  • Primary photo for NixonNixon Martha Mitchell  Less 1995 $50MM $14MM / $35MM
  • Primary photo for Mixed NutsMixed Nuts Mrs. Munchnik  Less 1994 $15MM $6.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for Betsy's WeddingBetsy's Wedding Lola Hopper  Less 1990 $20MM / —
  • Primary photo for Sing Yourself Silly!Sing Yourself Silly! (Video) Herself (archive footage), Performer ("Put Down the Duckie" (1986)) (uncredited)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for An American TailAn American Tail Gussie Mausheimer (voice)  Less 1986 $47MM / $85MM
  • Primary photo for My Little Pony: The MovieMy Little Pony: The Movie Draggle (voice)  Less 1986 $6MM / —
  • Primary photo for ClueClue Mrs. White, Performer ("For She's a Jolly Good Fellow") (uncredited)  Less 1985 $15MM $15MM / —
  • Primary photo for City HeatCity Heat Caroline Howley  Less 1984 $25MM $38MM / —
  • Primary photo for YellowbeardYellowbeard Betty  Less 1983 $4.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for Scrambled FeetScrambled Feet Madeline  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Slapstick of Another KindSlapstick of Another Kind Eliza Swain / Lutetia Swain, Performer ("Lonesome No More")  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for History of the World: Part IHistory of the World: Part I Empress Nympho  Less 1981 $11MM $32MM / —
  • Primary photo for First FamilyFirst Family Mrs. Constance Link  Less 1980 $15MM / —
  • Primary photo for Wholly Moses!Wholly Moses! The Witch  Less 1980 $14MM / —
  • Primary photo for Happy Birthday, GeminiHappy Birthday, Gemini Bunny Weinberger  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for SimonSimon Dr. Cynthia Mallory  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Muppet MovieThe Muppet Movie El Sleezo Patron  Less 1979 $77MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Cheap DetectiveThe Cheap Detective Mrs. Montenegro  Less 1978 $6MM $28MM / —
  • Primary photo for High AnxietyHigh Anxiety Victoria Brisbane  Less 1977 $4MM $31MM / —
  • Primary photo for Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved HollywoodWon Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood Estie Del Ruth  Less 1976 $4MM
  • Primary photo for The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter BrotherThe Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother Jenny Hill, Performer ("The Kangaroo Hop", "I'm Simply Crazy Over You", "You Don't Love As I Do", "Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball): Singing at the Party; I Want You Now; Very Sexy Wine") (uncredited)  Less 1975 $20MM / —
  • Primary photo for At Long Last LoveAt Long Last Love Kitty O'Kelly, Performer ("Well Did You Evah!" (uncredited), "Down In The Depths On The 90th Floor" (uncredited), "Most Gentleman Don't Like Love" (uncredited), "A Picture Of Me Without You" (uncredited), "From Alpha To Omega" (uncredited), "Friendship", "You're The Top" (uncredited), "Find Me a Primitive Man" (uncredited), "At Long Last Love" (uncredited), "I Loved Him (But He Didn't Love Me)" (uncredited))  Less 1975 $6MM $1.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for Young FrankensteinYoung Frankenstein Elizabeth, Performer ("Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life", "The Battle Hymn of the Republic") (uncredited)  Less 1974 $2.8MM $86MM / —
  • Primary photo for Blazing SaddlesBlazing Saddles Lili Von Shtupp, Performer ("I'm Tired")  Less 1974 $2.6MM $120MM / —
  • Primary photo for From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. FrankweilerFrom the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler Schoolteacher  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Paper MoonPaper Moon Trixie Delight  Less 1973 $2.5MM $31MM / —
  • Primary photo for What's Up, Doc?What's Up, Doc? Eunice Burns  Less 1972 $4MM $66MM / —
  • Primary photo for De Düva: The DoveDe Düva: The Dove (Short) Sigfrid  Less 1968
Past Television (26 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for PsychPsych (TV Series) Dedicated To The Memory Of ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • 100 Clues (Mar 27, 2013) Dedicated To The Memory Of  Less
  • Primary photo for CosbyCosby (TV Series) Pauline Fox ( 84 episodes, 1996–1999 )  Less 1996–1999 84
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  • Primary photo for Little BillLittle Bill (TV Series) Mrs. Shapiro ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for London SuiteLondon Suite (TV Movie) Sharon Semple  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Ivana Trump's For Love AloneIvana Trump's For Love Alone (TV Movie) Sabrina  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Herself / Ludmilla Veshenkova / Herself - Host / Various ( 2 episodes, 1977–1995 ) , Performer ("Silver Balls & Golden Pins", "Autumn in New York") ( 1 episode, 1977 ) , Performer ("Ain't Got No Home") ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1977–1995 2
    • Madeline Kahn/Bush (Dec 16, 1995) Herself / Ludmilla Veshenkova, Performer ("Ain't Got No Home")  Less
    • Madeline Kahn/Taj Mahal (Oct 8, 1977) Herself - Host / Various, Performer ("Silver Balls & Golden Pins", "Autumn in New York")  Less
  • Primary photo for New York NewsNew York News (TV Series) Nan Chase ( 13 episodes, 1995 )  Less 1995 13
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  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Herself - Performer ( 1 episode, 1993 ) , Performer ("Getting Married Today") ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for Sesame StreetSesame Street (TV Series) The Commissioner of Fun and Games ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
    • 3136 (Nov 22, 1993) The Commissioner of Fun and Games  Less
  • Primary photo for Monkey HouseMonkey House (TV Series) Grace Anderson ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for Lucky LukeLucky Luke (TV Series) Esperanza ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for For Richer, for PoorerFor Richer, for Poorer (TV Movie) Billie  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Road to AvonleaRoad to Avonlea (TV Series) Pigeon Plumtree ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday CelebrationIrving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration (TV Special) Herself, Performer ("You'd Be Surprised!")  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street, SpecialSesame Street, Special (TV Special) Herself (segment "Put Down the Duckie"), Performer ("Put Down the Duckie")  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Mr. PresidentMr. President (TV Series) Lois Gullickson ( 14 episodes, 1987–1988 )  Less 1987–1988 14
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  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1986 ) , Performer ("The Moment Has Passed") ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
    • Episode dated 8 January 1986 (Jan 8, 1986) Herself - Guest, Performer ("The Moment Has Passed")  Less
  • Primary photo for ABC Afterschool SpecialsABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) Ellie Coleman ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Comedy FactoryComedy Factory (TV Series) Violet Kingsley ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
    • Chameleon (Jul 11, 1986) Violet Kingsley  Less
  • Primary photo for Comic ReliefComic Relief (TV Special) Lili von Shtupp, Performer ("I'm Tired")  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for All-Star Party for Burt ReynoldsAll-Star Party for Burt Reynolds (TV Movie) Herself, Performer ("It's Him")  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Oh MadelineOh Madeline (TV Series) Madeline Wayne ( 19 episodes, 1983–1984 )  Less 1983–1984 19
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  • Primary photo for Once Upon a Brothers GrimmOnce Upon a Brothers Grimm (TV Movie) Actress  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Muppet ShowThe Muppet Show (TV Series) Herself - Special Guest Star ( 1 episode, 1977 ) , Performer ("Feet") ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
    • Madeline Kahn (Oct 1, 1977) Herself - Special Guest Star, Performer ("Feet")  Less
  • Primary photo for Adam's RibAdam's Rib (TV Series) Doris ( 2 episodes, 1973 )  Less 1973 2
  • Primary photo for HarveyHarvey (TV Movie) Nurse Ruth Kelly  Less 1972
Self (48 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Intimate PortraitIntimate Portrait (TV Series) Narrator ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The Rosie O'Donnell ShowThe Rosie O'Donnell Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 2 episodes, 1996–1998 )  Less 1996–1998
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The 23rd Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 23rd Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Herself - Accepting Award for Favorite New Television Comedy Series  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Charlie RoseCharlie Rose (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Howard SternHoward Stern (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Night of About 14 CBS StarsNight of About 14 CBS Stars (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Herself / Ludmilla Veshenkova / Herself - Host / Various ( 3 episodes, 1976–1995 )  Less 1976–1995
  • Primary photo for The 48th Annual Tony AwardsThe 48th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Herself - Performer ( 2 episodes, 1987–1993 )  Less 1987–1993
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The 47th Annual Tony AwardsThe 47th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Winner & Performer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 14 episodes, 1974–1992 )  Less 1974–1992
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  • Primary photo for The Paul Ryan ShowThe Paul Ryan Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode )  Less 1977–1992
  • Primary photo for Sesame StreetSesame Street (TV Series) Herself ( 5 episodes, 1978–1990 )  Less 1978–1990
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  • Primary photo for The 43rd Annual Tony AwardsThe 43rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for CBS This MorningCBS This Morning (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The 3rd Annual American Comedy AwardsThe 3rd Annual American Comedy Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Working in the TheatreWorking in the Theatre (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Herself - Guest / Herself ( 5 episodes, 1982–1989 )  Less 1982–1989
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  • Primary photo for The Best of Gilda RadnerThe Best of Gilda Radner (Video) Herself / Various  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The 2nd Annual American Comedy AwardsThe 2nd Annual American Comedy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Billy Crystal: Don't Get Me Started - The Lost MinutesBilly Crystal: Don't Get Me Started - The Lost Minutes (TV Special) Nurse Ratchet  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The 10th Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 10th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Herself - Winner  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The 41st Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 41st Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Group MadnessGroup Madness Herself / Mrs. Yellowbeard  Less 1983 $250K
  • Primary photo for Reading RainbowReading Rainbow (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for FridaysFridays (TV Series) Herself - Host ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for A Salute to American ImaginationA Salute to American Imagination (TV Movie) Herself - Co-Hostess  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Herself - Actress ( 3 episodes, 1971–1978 )  Less 1971–1978
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The 32nd Annual Tony AwardsThe 32nd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Muppet ShowThe Muppet Show (TV Series) Herself - Special Guest Star ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977
    • Madeline Kahn (Oct 1, 1977) Herself - Special Guest Star  Less
  • Primary photo for Klein TimeKlein Time (TV Special) Herself  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The George Burns SpecialThe George Burns Special (TV Special) Madeline Kahn  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for CosCos (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Carol Burnett ShowThe Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The 48th Annual Academy AwardsThe 48th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for At Long Last ColeAt Long Last Cole (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The 28th Annual Tony AwardsThe 28th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The 46th Annual Academy AwardsThe 46th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 3 episodes, 1970–1972 )  Less 1970–1972
  • Primary photo for Screwball Comedies... Remember Them?Screwball Comedies... Remember Them? (Short) Herself  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Comedy TonightComedy Tonight (TV Series) Herself ( 3 episodes, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966
Archive Footage (29 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Gene Wilder: Loved, RememberedGene Wilder: Loved, Remembered (Short) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the BasementWelcome to the Basement (TV Series) Eunice Burns ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Blaze of Glory: Mel Brooks' Wild, Wild WestBlaze of Glory: Mel Brooks' Wild, Wild West (Video) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Elizabeth / Victoria Brisbane ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
    • Mel Brooks: Make a Noise (May 20, 2013) Elizabeth / Victoria Brisbane (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street: Old School, Volume 3Sesame Street: Old School, Volume 3 (Video) Madeline (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The O'Reilly FactorThe O'Reilly Factor (TV Series) Elizabeth in 'Young Frankenstein' ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
    • Episode dated 6 June 2012 (Jun 6, 2012) Elizabeth in 'Young Frankenstein' (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1970'sHollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1970's (Video) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Role Model: Gene WilderRole Model: Gene Wilder (TV Movie) Elizabeth (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Silenci?Silenci? (TV Series) Elizabeth ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
    • Episode #5.6 (Nov 6, 2005) Elizabeth (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Kermit: A Frog's LifeKermit: A Frog's Life (Video) El Sleezo Patron (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dan AykroydSaturday Night Live: The Best of Dan Aykroyd (Video) Pat Nixon (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live: The Best of Gilda RadnerSaturday Night Live: The Best of Gilda Radner (Video) Various Characters (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night LiveLive from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live (TV Special) Self (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street Presents: The Street We Live OnSesame Street Presents: The Street We Live On (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Gilda Radner's Greatest MomentsGilda Radner's Greatest Moments (TV Special) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Back in the SaddleBack in the Saddle (Video) Lili Von Shtupp (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster YearsTwentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years (TV Movie) Elizabeth / Herself (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest MoviesAFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (TV Special) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The 72nd Annual Academy AwardsThe 72nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live 25Saturday Night Live 25 (TV Special) Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The VolunteersThe Volunteers Herself (archive footage)  Less 1997 $1MM $3.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for 50 Years of Funny Females50 Years of Funny Females (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Intimate PortraitIntimate Portrait (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode )  Less 1993– 
  • Primary photo for Sing AlongSing Along (Video) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Best of Dan AykroydThe Best of Dan Aykroyd (Video) Pat Nixon (archive footage)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Muppet Video: Gonzo Presents Muppet Weird StuffMuppet Video: Gonzo Presents Muppet Weird Stuff (Video) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Gift of LaughterHollywood: The Gift of Laughter (TV Movie) Actress - 'High Anxiety' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Herself - 'Young Frankenstein' Outtakes ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975
    • Mel Brooks/Susan Blakely/Bob Rosefsky (Feb 13, 1975) Herself - 'Young Frankenstein' Outtakes (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for A Bug's LifeA Bug's Life (Video Game) Gypsy Moth (voice) (as Madeliene Kahn)  Less 1998

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