Madeline Kahn (1942 - 1999) Her finest years came in Paper Moon (1973) with Ryan O'Neal, which was followed the next year by Mel Brooks's outrageous Blazing Saddles (1974) as Lili Von Shtupp,Madeline was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in both movies. In 1998, Madeline lent her voice to Gypsy in the wildly popular animated film A Bug's Life (1998). Tragically, on December 3, 1999, Madeline died of ovarian cancer in New York,
Madeline Kahn at age 25 photographed by James J. Kriegsmann. Love her!
Madeline Kahn / AKA Madeline Gail Wolfson Born: 29-Sep-1942 Birthplace: Boston, MA Died: 3-Dec-1999 Location of death: New York CIty Cause of death: Cancer - Ovarian (I used to pretend to be her when I was little!)
Madeline Kahn as Lily Von Schtup in "Blazing Saddles" She was hilarious! Ask any horse in "Young Frankenstein"!