She has won and been nominated for the Logies on several occasions.
Her new show Magda's Funny Bits, had five episodes made, only four were shown.
On the sketch comedy Fast Forward she played Pixie-Anne Wheatley (an inept Channel 7 sports reporter). As Pixie-Anne Wheatley, Magda interviewed the likes of Jeff Fenech, Pat Cash, Angry Anderson, Andrew Ollie, Merv Hughes and Joan Kirner.
Magda is currently hosting a five part series called Magda's Funny Bits which shows never-before seen footage from some of her most famous characters - the series began on 21 February 2006.
She is best known for her performance as Esme Hoggett in the films Babe and its sequel, Babe: Pig in the City.
In 1985, whilst performing in a University of Melbourne revue of Too Cool for Sandals, with Michael Veitch and Tom Gleisner, she was talent -potted 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 1976, while a 'Year 10' student at Sienna College in Melbourne, she captained a team on the TV quiz show It's Academic.
She emigrated to Australia in 1966 with her brother and sister, Polish father, and Scottish mother.
Magda most recently appeared on channel Nine's Magda's Funny Bits in which she plays her classic characters; Lynn, Mary, Shanielle & Sharon. It features video clips from around the world.
She turned down a film role with Richard Gere to star in the second series of Kath & Kim.
In late 80s/early 90s, appeared in comedy show on Australian TV called Fast Forward.
She atended college in Melbourne, Australia. With friends from college, snhe launched an early-80s comedy show on Australian TV called The D Generation.
Magda: I get sick of this attitude that only middle-class people can laugh at themselves.
Magda: Helping people laugh is a good thing.