Was Madeline Kahn Jewish?

Madeline Kahn

Well, to make a long story short, Madeline Kahn was Jewish!

Since Madeline Kahn's mother was Jewish, and in Judaism one's religion is based on one's mother's religion, then that makes her also Jewish. Her father was Jewish too.

Madeline Kahn (who's full birth name was Madeline Gail Wolfson) was born on September 29, 1942 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S..

She was an American actress, comedienne, voice actress, and singer, best known for movies such as 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).

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