Magda Szubanski (b. 1961) is comedic actress, based in Australia, who made her film debut as Esme Hoggett in the Creature Shop-effects film Babe. She also appeared as Furlow in three episodes of Farscape.Szubanski spoke warmly of her work on Babe:
Szubanski reprised her role as Mrs. Hoggett in the non-Henson sequel Babe: Pig in the City. Other film credits include the animated feature Happy Feet, Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course, Son of the Mask, and The Golden Compass. Prior to Babe, she worked primarily in television sketch comedy, on such Australian series as Fast Forward and The D Generation.
- ↑ James, Stan. Hobart Mercury. December 16, 1995