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,

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Madeline Kahn as Lily Von Schtup in "Blazing Saddles" She was hilarious! Ask any horse in "Young Frankenstein"!

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Madeline Kahn and love of my life Gene Wilder (weird but a childhood crush...I was born in the wrong generation)

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