Jane Turner at Kath & Kimderella movie premiere, in August 2012
1 December 1960 |
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Turner has appeared in many popular Australian TV programs, namely Prisoner in a straight dramatic role, with comedy roles in sketch comedy programs The D-Generation, Fast Forward, Full Frontal, Big Girl's Blouse and Something Stupid.
On Fast Forward Turner (Svetta) recorded a song with Peter Moon (Victor), called "Don't Do Your Soviet Bloc".
Kath and Kim
In the 2000s Turner has received accolades for her performance in Kath & Kim, an ABC (later Seven Network) comedy series which she created, wrote, produced and starred in with her longtime friend and collaborator, Gina Riley. Kath & Kim became the most successful ABC syndicated show in Australian television history. Turner plays Kath, one of the leading roles in the show and an occasional character, Prue, a shop keeper at the Fountain Lakes Shopping Centre.
- Jane Turner at the Internet Movie Database
- Official Kath & Kim Site, http://www.kathandkim.com/
- Guy, Roslyn (27 November 2004). "Turner sacrifices luxury for refugee camps". The Age.
- Byrne, Anna (13 December 2011). "Kath's little girl is all grown up". Sunday Herald Sun.