Madeline Kahn’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 29, 1942

Death Date

December 3, 1999

Age of Death

57 years

Cause of Death

Ovarian Cancer


Movie Actress

The movie actress Madeline Kahn died at the age of 57. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Actress whose credits include History of the World, Part I, Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein.

She married John Hansbury in October 1999.



“I find being funny very hard work. I am always asked about it, and I feel guilty saying that, but it’s the truth. I love my work, but it ain’t easy.” (Madeline Kahn)


“Laughter is a strange response. I mean, what is it? It’s a spasm of some kind! Is that always joy? It’s very often discomfort. It’s some sort of explosive reaction. It’s very complex.” (Madeline Kahn)


“In Hollywood I thought I was large and klutzy, like the characters I played.” (Madeline Kahn)


“My mother was a Bohemian – in the good sense of the word. A searcher. And she investigated various religions.” (Madeline Kahn)


“Fun is carefree. I am not carefree.” (Madeline Kahn)