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Mary Cousta is an actress, comedian and writer. At University she studied performing arts, journalism, anthropology and psychology. Mary’s passion was always in creating characters and stories which reflected the Australia she grew up in.
 In the late 80’s Mary was part of the ground-breaking stage show ‘Wogs Out of Work’, hit TV sitcom ‘Acropolis Now’ as well as the comedies ‘Effie: Just Quietly’ and ‘Greeks on the Roof’. TV dramas: ‘Wildside’ ’Skirts’, ‘Grass Roots’ ’Secret Life of Us’ ‘Rake 2’. On stage Mary also starred in ‘Wogarama’ ’Star Wogs: The Ethnics Strike Back’ MTC’s ‘Sylvia’ and her two critically acclaimed one-woman shows, ‘Waiting for Effie’ & ‘Effie The Virgin Bride’.
Mary has also been a regular commentator on Channel 9’s ‘Today Show’ and has won a Logie Award and Variety Award for her work as her much loved character Effie.
For over 3 decades Mary has entertained and inspired the top corporate, financial, political, sporting and cultural communities. Whether the events are big or small, public or private Mary’s experience, warmth and humour has kept her in huge demand as an Entertainer.


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