Date of Birth : Sep 29th 1942
Kahn, Madeline (1942–99), actress and singer. The bold, offbeat comedienne had dozens of different voices, all of them funny. She was born in Boston and educated at Hofstra University to teach speech therapy while she also prepared for an opera career. Kahn made her New York debut in 1965 and appeared in several Off?Broadway revues where she honed her comic talents. She got to show off her operatic skills in the musicals Two by Two (1970) and On the Twentieth Century (1978), but Kahn’s finest performances were in comedy?dramas, such as her not?so?dumb blonde Billie Dawn in Born Yesterday (1989) and her outspoken radio hostess Gorgeous in The Sisters Rosensweig (1992).