August 15, 1970
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Jace Alexander (1998-present; 3 children)|
Born Madeleine Cornman in Manhattan, New York, she began her career as a child actress in the 1980s. Corman's first television appearance was in the 1985 ABC Afterschool Special episode I Want to Go Home opposite John Getz, Seth Green and Marge Redmond.
That same year she was cast in the Linda Feferman-directed teen comedy-drama motion picture Seven Minutes in Heaven. Corman starred opposite actress Jennifer Connelly as 'Polly Franklin', Connelly's characters intervening and overzealous best friend who is in love with a Major League baseball player named Zoo Knudsen (Billy Wirth).
In 1987, Corman appeared in the John Hughes-penned teen film Some Kind of Wonderful opposite Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, Lea Thompson, Elias Koteas, Craig Sheffer, Candace Cameron and Chynna Phillips. Maddie Corman played the character of 'Laura Nelson', the irritating and trouble-making little sister to Keith Nelson (Stoltz).
Throughout the 1990s and 2000s, Corman has frequently appeared on numerous popular American television series. She has made several appearances as various characters on the television drama Law & Order and the HBO comedy Tracey Takes On... opposite comedienne Tracey Ullman. She had a recurring role as Ruthie on the ABC comedy series All-American Girl (1994–1995) starring Margaret Cho. She has also appeared small roles in such films as Swingers (1996), Mickey Blue Eyes (1999) and Maid in Manhattan (2002).
Corman wed Jason "Jace" Alexander, a television and stage director on September 6, 1998, in Carmel, New York. She counts actor Eric Stoltz, with whom she appeared in Some Kind of Wonderful, as a personal friend. Jace and Maddie have three children.