Magda Szubanski


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Attended college in Melbourne, Australia. With friends from college, launched an early-80s comedy show on Australian TV called The D Generation (1986). In late 80s/early 90s, appeared in comedy show on Australian TV called Fast Forward (1989). See full bio »

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Known For

Kath & Kim Sharon Karen Strzelecki / Lorraine Craig
(2002-2007)
Babe Esme Hoggett
(1995)
Babe: Pig in the City Mrs. Esme Cordelia Hoggett
(1998)
Happy Feet Miss Viola
(2006)

Filmography

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 2022 After the Verdict (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (2022)
- Episode #1.5 (2022)
- Episode #1.4 (2022)
- Episode #1.3 (2022)
- Episode #1.2 (2022)
 2021 The Orchard (Podcast Series)
Barbara
 2020 100% Wolf
Mrs. Mutton (voice)
 2019 Ride Like a Girl
Sister Dominique
 2019 My Life Is Murder (TV Series)
Miranda Lee
- Old School (2019) ... Miranda Lee
 2018 Neighbours (TV Series)
Jemima Davies-Smythe
- Episode #1.7939 (2018) ... Jemima Davies-Smythe
- Episode #1.7938 (2018) ... Jemima Davies-Smythe
- Episode #1.7937 (2018) ... Jemima Davies-Smythe
- Episode #1.7936 (2018) ... Jemima Davies-Smythe
- Episode #1.7932 (2018) ... Jemima Davies-Smythe
 2018 The BBQ
The Butcher
 2017 Sisters (TV Mini Series)
Diane
- Episode #1.7 (2017) ... Diane
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... Diane
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... Diane
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... Diane
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... Diane
 2017 Three Summers
Queenie
 2015 Open Slather (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.20 (2015) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.19 (2015) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.18 (2015) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.17 (2015) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.16 (2015) ... Various Characters
 2014 It's a Date (TV Series)
Mary-Angela
 2014 Legit (TV Series)
Anne Jefferies
- Afghanistan (2014) ... Anne Jefferies
- Rub 'N' Slide (2014) ... Anne Jefferies
 2014 Rake (TV Series)
Helen
- Episode #3.3 (2014) ... Helen
 2013 Goddess
Cassandra Wolfe
 2012 Kath & Kimderella
Sharon Strzelecki
 2011 Happy Feet Two
Miss Viola (voice)
 2010 Santa's Apprentice
Beatrice (English version, voice)
 2009 Bran Nue Dae
Roadhouse Betty
 2007 The Golden Compass
Mrs. Lonsdale
 2002-2007 Kath & Kim (TV Series)
Sharon Karen Strzelecki / Lorraine Craig
- Wedding of the Century (2007) ... Sharon Karen Strzelecki
- Lust (2007) ... Sharon Karen Strzelecki
- Roots (2007) ... Sharon Karen Strzelecki
- House (2007) ... Sharon Karen Strzelecki
- Environment (2007) ... Sharon Karen Strzelecki
 2007 Little Deaths
Iris
 2007 Goodnight, Vagina (Short)
Mrs. March
 2007 Dr. Plonk
Mrs. Plonk
 2006 Happy Feet
Miss Viola (voice)
 2006 Magda's Funny Bits (TV Series)
Sharon Strzelecki / Mary McGregor / Lynn Postlethwaite / ...
 2005 Da Kath & Kim Code (TV Movie)
Sharon Strzelecki
 2005 Son of the Mask
Neighbor Betty
 2001 Dogwoman: The Legend of Dogwoman (TV Movie)
Margaret O'Halloran
 1999-2001 Farscape (TV Series)
Furlow
- Till the Blood Runs Clear (1999) ... Furlow
 2000 Dogwoman: A Grrrl's Best Friend (TV Movie)
Margaret O'Halloran
 2000 Dogwoman: Dead Dog Walking (TV Movie)
Margaret O'Halloran
 1998 Something Stupid (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.6 (1998) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.5 (1998) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Various Characters
 1998 Babe: Pig in the City
Mrs. Esme Cordelia Hoggett
 1997 Good Guys Bad Guys (TV Series)
Bella Bouvier
- Return of the Phantom (1997) ... Bella Bouvier
 1996 The Genie from Down Under (TV Series)
Doris
- Nobody's Perfect (1996) ... Doris
 1995 Babe
Esme Hoggett
 1994 Big Girl's Blouse (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.9 (1994) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.8 (1994) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.7 (1994) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... Various Characters
 1993 The Making of Nothing (TV Movie)
Judith Gates / Kim Borrodale
 1993 Full Frontal (TV Series)
Guest Performer
- Episode #1.11 (1993) ... Guest Performer
- Episode #1.9 (1993) ... Guest Performer
- Episode #1.6 (1993) ... Guest Performer
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Guest Performer
 1993 A Royal Commission Into the Australian Economy (TV Movie)
Mr. Cardigan / Mr. Trouser / Bill Kelty / ...
 1989-1992 Fast Forward (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #4.16 (1992) ... Various Characters
- Episode #4.15 (1992) ... Various Characters
- Episode #4.14 (1992) ... Various Characters
- Episode #4.13 (1992) ... Various Characters
- Episode #4.12 (1992) ... Various Characters
 1992 Bligh (TV Series)
Betsy Bligh
- A Moral Tale (1992) ... Betsy Bligh
- The First Treaty (1992) ... Betsy Bligh
- Fair Trade and Free (1992) ... Betsy Bligh
- The Vision (1992) ... Betsy Bligh
- The Slap of the Writ (1992) ... Betsy Bligh
 1988-1989 The D Generation Goes Commercial (TV Series)
Various
- The D Generation Country Homestead (1989) ... Various
- Degenocide (1988) ... Various
- The D Generation Goes Commercial (1988) ... Various
 1986-1987 The D Generation (TV Series)
Various
- That's D Generation! (1987) ... Various
- D Generation, Bloody D Generation (1987) ... Various
- Deep Generation (1987) ... Various
 1986 The Fast Lane (TV Series)
Sue
- Following by Example (1986) ... Sue
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Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Additional Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (43 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Co-writer of: The D.Generation Bumper Book Of Aussie Heroes (1987) (with Tom Gleisner, Rob Sitch, Santo Cilauro, John Alsop and Andrew Knight) See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)

Parents:

Szubanski, Zbigniew

Relatives:

Magdalena Zawadzka (cousin)
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Personal Quote:

[on Gina Riley] I hated her on sight. The dislike was mutual, I thought she was a crass show off and she thought I was a stuck up snob. We were both right. See more »

Trivia:

Turned down a film role with Richard Gere to star in the second series of Kath & Kim (2002). See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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