Jane Turner in character as Kath at the Kath & Kimderella movie premiere, in August 2012
1 December 1960 |
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
|Known for||Kath and Kim|
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.
Turner attended Sacré Cœur School in Glen Iris, Melbourne, and later studied Law at Monash University. She is married to lawyer John Denton and they have 3 children including model Anna Denton.
- Jane Turner at the Internet Movie Database
- Official Kath & Kim Site, http://www.kathandkim.com/
- August Pty Ltd. "Sacré Cœur - Latest News". sacrecoeur.vic.edu.au.
- 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.