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Magda Szubanski

Magda Szubanski

Writer and actor Magda Szubanski is an Australian television and comedic legend. An absolute screen talent when available Magda is also an undeniable favourite for corporate work also.

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Magda Szubanski Travels from VIC
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Magda Szubanski's Biography

Magda Szubanski is one of Australia’s most loved and respected actors. She is best known for her roles as Mrs Hoggett in the Academy Award and Golden Globe winning film Babe and its sequel Babe: Pig In The City, and also for her performance as Sharon Strzelecki in the hit television series and now feature film Kath & Kimderella.


Magda has co-written and performed in some of Australia's most successful television comedy shows including Fast Forward, D-Generation and Full Frontal. Also co-wrote and produced the series Something Stupid and Big Girl's Blouse for which she originally created the character of Sharon Strezlecki. She also wrote, produced and starred in the series Dogwoman.


Magda teamed up with the Babe creators again to voice the box office hit Happy Feet and its sequel Happy Feet 2. Her other film credits include Santa’s Apprentice, The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course alongside the late Steve Irwin, The Golden Compass opposite Nicole Kidman and the Australian films Dr Plonk directed by Rolf de Heer and Bran Nu Dae by Rachel Perkins.


In addition to her acting work, in October 2015 Magda release her hugely successful first book, Reckoning, which has won several major awards including the 2016 ABIA Book of the Year.


Magda is available for keynote speaking and master of ceremonies.