Madeline Kahn was an American actress remembered for her big screen appearances in several movies such as 1972's What's Up, Doc?, 1973's Paper Moon, 1974's Young Frankenstein and 1974'sBlazing Saddles. Away from her big-screen appearances, she also appeared in several TV series and plays, including the 1993 Broadway production of the play The Sisters Rosensweig and the ABC TV series ABC Afterschool Special.
Her performance in 1993’s The Sisters Rosensweig, won her a Drama Desk Award and the first and only Tony Award of her career.
She was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 2003.
In 1998, she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer - a disease which claimed her life in 1999.
She got married to John Hansbury few months before she lost her battle with ovarian cancer.
She never had children of her own.
was a famous American actress,
who was born on
September 29, 1942. As a person born on this date, Madeline Kahn is listed in our database as the 15th
most popular celebrity for the day (September 29) and the 36th most popular for the year (1942).
People born on September 29
fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales.
Madeline Kahn is the 353rd most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Madeline Kahn's birthday, Madeline Kahn is the 2484th most famous American and ranks 21st in famous people born in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
In general, Madeline Kahn ranks as the 4345th
most popular famous person, and the 739th most popular actress of all time.
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