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The Ensemble

Marg Downey

As one of Australia’s leading comedy actors, Marg is best known for the numerous characters she brilliantly portrayed on Channel Seven’s top rating sketch comedy series Fast Forward. Marg has also been applauded for the dramatic roles she has undertaken for television and theatre, demonstrating her versatility as an actor.


Marg most recently appeared in David Williamson’s Rupert for the Melbourne Theatre Company, and will tour with it to the Kennedy Centre in Washington, DC, in 2014.

Her other theatre credits include Moonlight and Magnolias, A Flea In Her Ear, The Chairs and Scenes From a Separation for the MTC, Rapture at the Malthouse Theatre, Glimpse for the Kin Collective, as well as Mum’s the Word and Mum’s the Word 2: Teenagers.


Her film and television credits include The Doctor Blake Mysteries, Oranges and Sunshine, Kath & Kimderella, Matching Jack, Queen of the Damned, House Husbands, City Homicide, Very Small Business, Nightmares and Dreamscapes, and all three seasons of the smash hit comedy series Kath & Kim.

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