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Madeline Kahn

Madeline Gail Kahn was an American actress, comedian and singer, known for comedic roles in films directed by Peter Bogdanovich and Mel Brooks, including What's Up, Doc? (1972), Young Frankenstein (1974), High Anxiety (1977), History of the World, Part I (1981), and her Academy Award–nominated roles in Paper Moon (1973) and Blazing Saddles (1974).

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A Bug's Life

1998
as Gypsy Moth (voice)

Clue

1985
as Mrs. White

Young Frankenstein

1974
as Elizabeth

Paper Moon

1973
as Trixie Delight

Wholly Moses

1980
as The Witch

Blazing Saddles

1974
as Lili Von Shtüpp, the Teutonic Titwillow

My Little Pony: The Movie

1986
as Draggle (voice)

The Cheap Detective

1978
as Mrs. Montenegro

What's Up, Doc?

1972
as Eunice Burns

The Muppet Movie

1979
as El Sleezo Patron

The Best of The Tony Awards: The Plays

2006
as Gorgeous Teitelbaum (segment "The Sisters Rosensweig")

Judy Berlin

1999
as Alice Gold

High Anxiety

1977
as Victoria Brisbane

Yellowbeard

1983
as Betty

Harvey

1972
as Nurse Kelly

First Family

1980
as Constance Link

London Suite

1996
as Sharon Semple

Happy Birthday, Gemini

1980
as Bunny Weinberger

Mixed Nuts

1994
as Blanche Munchnik

Betsy's Wedding

1990
as Lola Harper

Simon

1980
as Dr. Cynthia Mallory

Nixon

1995
as Martha Mitchell

Back in the Saddle

2001
as Lili Von Shtupp (archive footage)

Group Madness

1983
as Madeline Kahn

De Düva: The Dove

1968
as Sigfried

An American Tail

1986
as Gussie Mausheimer

Slapstick (Of Another Kind)

1982
as Eliza Swain / Lutetia Swain

At Long Last Love

1975
as Kitty O'Kelly

City Heat

1984
as Caroline Howley

New York News

1995
as Nan Chase

Guest Star

Episode The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
Madeline Kahn, Gloria Estefan
1991
Episode The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
Madeline Kahn, Buddy Hackett, Diane Schuur
1992
Episode The Muppet Show
Madeline Kahn
1977
Episode Saturday Night Live
Madeline Kahn/Taj Mahal
1977
Episode The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
Madeline Kahn, Don Rickles, Michael Franks
1987
Episode The Dick Cavett Show
Madeline Kahn, Anthony Burgess, Gov. R. Schafer, Dr. Tom Ungerleider
1972
Episode Reading Rainbow
Bea and Mr. Jones
1983
Episode The Dick Cavett Show
Muhammad Ali, Norman Mailer, Dean Jones, Madeline Kahn
1970
Episode Saturday Night Live
Madeline Kahn/Bush
1995
Episode Saturday Night Live
Madeline Kahn/Carly Simon
1976
Episode Little Bill
Just A Baby / The Campout
1999
Episode The Original Max Talking Headroom Show
Don King, Emo Philips, Madeline Kahn
1987
Episode Late Night With David Letterman
830304
1983
Episode Sesame Street
Sing Along
2015