Apr. 12th, 1961
Liverpool, England, UK
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Magda Szubanski is a British-born Australian actress, comedian, television presenter, radio host and author.
Szubanski's career began while she was studying at university and she progressed to television sketch comedy, as both a writer and performer. She has performed in the comedy programs The D-Generation and Fast Forward; more recently, she stars as Sharon Strzelecki in the highly successful television comedy show Kath & Kim.
Szubanski portrayed Esme Hoggett in the film Babe and its sequel Babe: Pig in the City, and played the recurring character of Furlow on the television series Farscape.
- Attended Siena College (A Secondary School for Girls) in Camberwell, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
- Wrote and performed in the 1985 Melbourne University Revue "Too Cool for Sandals", with 'Michael Veitch' (qv) and 'Tom Gleisner' (qv) amongst others.
- Turned down a film role with 'Richard Gere' (qv) to star in the second series of _"Kath & Kim" (2002)_ (qv).
- Has been named an Australian ambassador for Jenny Craig.
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