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Magda Szubanski

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Szubanski at Tropfest 2013
Born
Magdalene Mary Szubanski

12 April 1961 (1961-04-12) (age 59)
Nationality Australian
Education Siena College
Alma mater University of Melbourne
Years active 1986-present
Notable work
Esme Cordelia Hoggett in Dick King-Smith's Babe (1995) and its 1998 sequel
Voice of Miss Viola in Happy Feet (2006)
Television Fast Forward (1989-1992)
Kath and Kim (2002-2007)
Parent(s) Zbigniew Szubanski (father)
Margaret Szubanski (mother)
Relatives 2 siblings

Magdalene Mary Szubanski AO (born 12 April 1961) is an Australian television and film actress, comedian and writer.

Szubanski's career started as a writer and performer of sketch comedy and has since progressed to production of TV, film acting, and musical theatre. She starred in Kath & Kim where she played Sharon Strzelecki, and in the films Babe (1995) and Babe: Pig in the City (1998) as Esme Hoggett.

In 2015, she released her memoir Reckoning.

She has twice been polled as Australia's most recognised and trusted personality.

In 2017, she became one of the most prominent faces of the Marriage Equality campaign in Australia and the co-chair of Australian Marriage Equality rated her crucial in the success of the "Yes" campaign


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