Magda Szubanski - Rotten Tomatoes

Magda Szubanski

Highest Rated:   97% Babe (1995)
Lowest Rated:   6% Son of the Mask (2005)
Birthplace:   Liverpool, England, UK
She emigrated to Australia in 1966 with her brother and sister, Polish father and Scottish mother.In 1976, as a Year 10 student at Sienna College, Melbourne, Szubanski captained a team on the television quiz It's Academic.In 1985, whilst performing in a University of Melbourne revue of Too Cool for Sandals, with Michael Veitch and Tom Gleisner, Szubanski was talent-spotted by producers from the ABC network, who convinced her to join up with some other university friends in creating the television sketch comedy show, The D-Generation.In 1989, Szubanski was part of the team that created the television sketch comedy Fast Forward for the Seven Network Internationally, Szubanski is best known for her performance as Esme Hoggett in the film Babe and its sequel Babe: Pig in the City, as well as her recurring character of Furlow on the television series Farscape. In Australia, she is well-known to audiences for her writing and performing skills in several of Australia's most successful television comedy programs; more recently, she starred as Sharon Strzelecki in the highly successful television comedy show Kath & Kim, on the ABC network.

Highest Rated Movies



36% Goddess
  • Cassandra Wolfe
$1.1M 2013
26% Kath & Kimderella
  • Sharon
$4M 2012
46% Happy Feet Two
  • Miss Viola
$64M 2011
57% Bran Nue Dae
  • Roadhouse Betty
$0.1M 2010
No Score Yet Brand New Day
  • Actor
43% The Golden Compass
  • Mrs. Lonsdale
$70.2M 2007
No Score Yet Dr. Plonk
  • Mrs. Plonk
No Score Yet Little Deaths
  • Actor
75% Happy Feet
  • Miss Viola
$197.8M 2006
No Score Yet Da Kath & Kim Code (Kath & Kim: Crack the Code)
  • Actor
6% Son of the Mask
  • Betty
$17M 2005
53% The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course
  • Brozzie Drewitt
$28.3M 2002
62% Babe: Pig in the City
  • Mrs. Hoggett
97% Babe
  • Magda Hoggett

Quotes from Magda Szubanski's Characters