Madeline Kahn - Quotes

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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.

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.

Comedy is created when someone is trying very earnestly to do what he feels is the right thing to do at that moment. ---->>>

Fun is carefree. I am not carefree. ---->>>

In Hollywood I thought I was large and klutzy, like the characters I played. ---->>>

From inside where I live, I feel like I just perceive events in a certain rational way. I often find it sad or poignant, and it may not make me laugh a bit. But I don't mind inventing a portrait that allows others to laugh if that's what they want to do. ---->>>

My mother was a Bohemian - in the good sense of the word. A searcher. And she investigated various religions. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 09-29, 1942
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Die: 12-03, 1999
Occupation: Actress
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Madeline Gail Kahn (born Madeline Gail Wolfson; September 29, 1942 – December 3, 1999) was an American actress, comedian, voice actress, 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) (wikipedia)