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She passed away at age 57 from ovarian cancer.


Madeline Gail Kahn (September 29, 1942 December 3, 1999) was an actress and comedienne who is best known for being a proud member of Creator/MelBrooks's ProductionPosse. She was nominated for several [[AcademyAward Oscar]] and Tony awards, but only won one of the latter (for ''The Sisters Rosensweig''). She also did voice work and collaborated repeatedly with Creator/GeneWilder, Creator/ClorisLeachman, and Franchise/TheMuppets, among others. She was also a talented singer who appeared in several stage musicals and operas.

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Madeline Gail Kahn (September 29, 1942 December 3, 1999) was an actress and comedienne who is best known for being a proud member of Creator/MelBrooks's ProductionPosse. She was nominated for several [[AcademyAward [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Oscar]] and Tony awards, but only won one of the latter (for ''The Sisters Rosensweig''). She also did voice work and collaborated repeatedly with Creator/GeneWilder, Creator/ClorisLeachman, and Franchise/TheMuppets, among others. She was also a talented singer who appeared in several stage musicals and operas.


* ButtMonkey / TheChewToy: When she's not playing a FemmeFatale, she's more than likely playing one of these.

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* ButtMonkey / TheChewToy: ButtMonkey: When she's not playing a FemmeFatale, she's more than likely playing one of these.these.
* TheCastShowoff: Find a movie she's been in after ''Film/YoungFrankenstein'' that people actually know about, where she ''doesn't'' find an excuse to sing.



* OneSceneWonder: In a sense. Her most famous work ironically didn't give her much screen time (in ''Film/YoungFrankenstein'', for instance, she only had about fifteen minutes onscreen).
* PlayingAgainstType: She's partially famous for playing loud and confident characters, but Creator/MelBrooks has stated that she was actually pretty shy in real life.



* ProductionPosse: She was part of Creator/MelBrooks's posse.
* PromotedFanboy: She got to work with her own idol, Creator/LucilleBall, when she was originally cast as Agnes Gooch in the film version of ''Mame''. But something got her fired, or else she quit (no one seems to agree why she left production), which basically subverts this.




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* ThrowItIn: As well as her "[[Film/{{Clue}} Flames on the side of my face]]" monologue, [[Theatre/NaughtyMarietta "Ah, Sweet Mystery Of Life"]] was her choice of song when her character in ''Film/YoungFrankenstein'' is raped. (Creator/MelBrooks originally wanted her to sing something different, and she didn't warn him about the aforementioned song.)


Madeline Gail Kahn (September 29, 1942 December 3, 1999) was an actress and comedienne who is best known for being a proud member of Creator/MelBrooks's ProductionPosse. She was nominated for several [[AcademyAward Oscar]] and Tony awards, but only won one of the latter (for ''The Sisters Rosensweig''). She also did voice work and collaborated repeatedly with Creator/GeneWilder, Cloris Leachman, and Franchise/TheMuppets, among others. She was also a talented singer who appeared in several stage musicals and operas.

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Madeline Gail Kahn (September 29, 1942 December 3, 1999) was an actress and comedienne who is best known for being a proud member of Creator/MelBrooks's ProductionPosse. She was nominated for several [[AcademyAward Oscar]] and Tony awards, but only won one of the latter (for ''The Sisters Rosensweig''). She also did voice work and collaborated repeatedly with Creator/GeneWilder, Cloris Leachman, Creator/ClorisLeachman, and Franchise/TheMuppets, among others. She was also a talented singer who appeared in several stage musicals and operas.


* LargeHam: She very rarely plays a straight female lead.

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* LargeHam: She very rarely plays played a straight female lead.


Madeline Kahn (September 29, 1942 December 3, 1999) was an actress and comedienne who is best known for being a proud member of Creator/MelBrooks's ProductionPosse. She was nominated for several Oscar and Tony awards, but only won one (for ''The Sisters Rosensweig''). She also did voice work and collaborated repeatedly with Creator/GeneWilder, Cloris Leachman, and Franchise/TheMuppets, among others. She was also a talented singer who appeared in several stage musicals and operas.

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Madeline Gail Kahn (September 29, 1942 December 3, 1999) was an actress and comedienne who is best known for being a proud member of Creator/MelBrooks's ProductionPosse. She was nominated for several Oscar [[AcademyAward Oscar]] and Tony awards, but only won one of the latter (for ''The Sisters Rosensweig''). She also did voice work and collaborated repeatedly with Creator/GeneWilder, Cloris Leachman, and Franchise/TheMuppets, among others. She was also a talented singer who appeared in several stage musicals and operas.


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-->-- as '''Lili Von Shtupp''' in ''Film/BlazingSaddles''



She stated that her favorite actors to work with were Wilder and Creator/SteveMartin.

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She once stated that her favorite actors to work with were Wilder and Creator/SteveMartin.


Madeline Kahn (September 29, 1942 December 3, 1999) was an actress and comedienne who is best known for being a proud member of Creator/MelBrooks's ProductionPosse. She was nominated for several Oscar and Tony awards, but only won one (for ''The Sisters Rosensweig''). She also did voice work and collaborated repeatedly with Creator/GeneWilder, Cloris Leachman, and Franchise/TheMuppets, among others.

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Madeline Kahn (September 29, 1942 December 3, 1999) was an actress and comedienne who is best known for being a proud member of Creator/MelBrooks's ProductionPosse. She was nominated for several Oscar and Tony awards, but only won one (for ''The Sisters Rosensweig''). She also did voice work and collaborated repeatedly with Creator/GeneWilder, Cloris Leachman, and Franchise/TheMuppets, among others.
others. She was also a talented singer who appeared in several stage musicals and operas.


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* ''Film/TheDove'' (1968)


* TheCastShowoff: Find a movie she's been in after ''Film/YoungFrankenstein'' that people actually know about, where she ''doesn't'' find an excuse to sing.



* OneSceneWonder: In a sense. Her most famous work ironically didn't give her much screen time (in ''Film/YoungFrankenstein'', for instance, she only had about fifteen minutes onscreen).
* PlayingAgainstType: She's partially famous for playing loud and confident characters, but Creator/MelBrooks has stated that she was actually pretty shy in real life.



* ProductionPosse: She was part of Creator/MelBrooks's posse.
* PromotedFanboy: She got to work with her own idol, Creator/LucilleBall, when she was originally cast as Agnes Gooch in the film version of ''Mame''. But something got her fired, or else she quit (no one seems to agree why she left production), which basically subverts this.



* ThrowItIn: As well as her "[[Film/{{Clue}} Flames on the side of my face]]" monologue, [[Theatre/NaughtyMarietta "Ah, Sweet Mystery Of Life"]] was her choice of song when her character in ''Film/YoungFrankenstein'' is raped. (Creator/MelBrooks originally wanted her to sing something different, and she didn't warn him about the aforementioned song.)

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* ThrowItIn: As well as her "[[Film/{{Clue}} Flames on the side of my face]]" monologue, [[Theatre/NaughtyMarietta "Ah, Sweet Mystery Of Life"]] was her choice of song when her character in ''Film/YoungFrankenstein'' is raped. (Creator/MelBrooks originally wanted her to sing something different, and she didn't warn him about the aforementioned song.)

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* TheIngenue: She once played [[{{Candide}} Cunegonde]]. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yifsLY6j6tQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player Listen for yourself.]]

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* TheIngenue: She once played [[{{Candide}} [[Literature/{{Candide}} Cunegonde]]. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yifsLY6j6tQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player Listen for yourself.]]


->Let's face it! Everything below the waist... is ''kaput!''

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Madeline Kahn (September 29, 1942 -- December 3, 1999) was an actress and comedienne who is best known for being a proud member of Creator/MelBrooks's ProductionPosse. She was nominated for several Oscar and Tony awards, but only won one (for ''The Sisters Rosensweig''). She also did voice work and collaborated repeatedly with Creator/GeneWilder, Cloris Leachman, and Franchise/TheMuppets, among others.

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Madeline Kahn (September 29, 1942 -- December 3, 1999) was an actress and comedienne who is best known for being a proud member of Creator/MelBrooks's ProductionPosse. She was nominated for several Oscar and Tony awards, but only won one (for ''The Sisters Rosensweig''). She also did voice work and collaborated repeatedly with Creator/GeneWilder, Cloris Leachman, and Franchise/TheMuppets, among others.



!!Has Appeared In:
* ''Judy Berlin''
* ''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife''
* ''Cosby''
* ''London Suite''
* ''Nixon''
* ''Film/MixedNuts''
* ''Betsy's Wedding''
* ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail''
* ''MyLittlePony: TheMovie''
* ''Film/{{Clue}}''
* ''City Heat''
* ''Oh Madeline,'' her own sitcom
* ''Film/{{Yellowbeard}}''
* ''Slapstick (Of Another Kind)''
* ''Happy Birthday, Gemini''
* ''Wholly Moses''
* ''Film/TheMuppetMovie''
* ''Film/TheCheapDetective''
* ''Film/HighAnxiety''
* ''Film/TheAdventureOfSherlockHolmesSmarterBrother''
* ''Film/AtLongLastLove''
* ''Film/YoungFrankenstein''
* ''Film/BlazingSaddles''
* ''Film/PaperMoon''
* ''Film/WhatsUpDoc''

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!!Has Appeared In:
appeared in:
* ''Judy Berlin''
''Film/WhatsUpDoc'' (1972)
* ''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife''
''Film/PaperMoon'' (1973)
* ''Cosby''
''Film/BlazingSaddles'' (1974)
* ''London Suite''
''Film/YoungFrankenstein'' (1974)
* ''Nixon''
''Film/AtLongLastLove'' (1975)
* ''Film/MixedNuts''
''Film/TheAdventureOfSherlockHolmesSmarterBrother'' (1975)
* ''Betsy's Wedding''
''Film/HighAnxiety'' (1977)
* ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail''
''Film/TheCheapDetective'' (1978)
* ''MyLittlePony: TheMovie''
''Film/TheMuppetMovie'' (1979)
* ''Film/{{Clue}}''
* ''City Heat''
* ''Oh Madeline,'' her own sitcom
* ''Film/{{Yellowbeard}}''
* ''Slapstick (Of Another Kind)''
''Wholly Moses!'' (1980)
* ''Happy Birthday, Gemini''
Gemini'' (1980)
* ''Wholly Moses''
''Film/HistoryOfTheWorldPartI'' (1981)
* ''Film/TheMuppetMovie''
''Slapstick of Another Kind'' (1982)
* ''Film/TheCheapDetective''
''Film/{{Yellowbeard}}'' (1983)
* ''Film/HighAnxiety''
''Oh Madeline'' (TV, 19831984), her own sitcom
* ''Film/TheAdventureOfSherlockHolmesSmarterBrother''
''City Heat'' (1984)
* ''Film/AtLongLastLove''
''Film/{{Clue}}'' (1985)
* ''Film/YoungFrankenstein''
''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyTheMovie'' (1986)
* ''Film/BlazingSaddles''
''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail'' (1986)
* ''Film/PaperMoon''
''Betsy's Wedding'' (1990)
* ''Film/WhatsUpDoc''''Film/MixedNuts'' (1994)
* ''Film/{{Nixon}}'' (1995)
* ''London Suite'' (TV, 1996)
* ''Cosby'' (TV, 19961999)
* ''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife'' (1998)
* ''Judy Berlin'' (1999)



* LoveItOrHateIt: Some of her films are definitely an acquired taste.

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