He played Dame Edna Everage in Lionel Bart's musical, "Maggie May," at the Adelphi Theatre in London, England with Georgia Brown, Kenneth Haig, Andrew Keir, Margo Cunningham, Janet Webb, Billy Boyle, and Julia McKenzie in the cast. Ted Kotcheff was director. Sean Kenny was designer.
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Dame Edna | Dame Edna Everage | Edna Everage | Sir Les Patterson/Dame Edna Everage | Dame Edna Everidge | Dame Edna Everage and Les Patterson | Les Patterson | Sir Les Patterson
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
My parents were very pleased that I was in the army. The fact that I hated it somehow pleased them even more.
He was awarded the Australian Centenary Medal in the 2001 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to Australian society through acting and writing.
As Dame Edna, he greets his audience, "Hello Possums"!