Magda Szubanski

Magda Szubanski

Apr. 12th, 1961
Born in
Liverpool, England, UK

Magda Szubanski's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Kath & Kim (AU) TV Show
Kath & Kim (AU)
Fast Forward (AU) TV Show
Fast Forward (AU)
It's a Date (AU) TV Show
It's a Date (AU)
Big Girl's Blouse (AU) TV Show
Big Girl's Blouse (AU)
Magda's Funny Bits (AU) TV Show
Magda's Funny Bits (AU)

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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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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