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Dame Edna


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  • 1. Isabella Hall
    Dame Edna!
  • 2. L k carefully
    Look out for Dame Edna’s Glasses!
    See if you can spot it, there is only 1.
    On this page they are only examples
  • 3. Quick facts
    For those of you that don’t know who Dame Edna Everage is, she is a comedian and is one of the most successful Australian female stars along with Kylie Minogue, Olivia Newton-John and Nicole Kidman.
  • 4. Trademarks
    Dame Edna Everage has many trademarks;
    Her glasses and her hair are her most famous! She also loves her Gladiolus – She even has a song/poem about them!
    Her catch phrase is;
    • Hello Possums
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  • 6. Early life
    Dame Edna Everage was born on about the 17th of February 1938, in Moonee Ponds, a Melbourne suburb.
    When she first started her career she was a housewife then an investigative journalist, social anthropologist, talk show host, swami, children's book illustrator, spin doctor, Icon, Housewife Superstar, and more recently, Megastar. She is also a noted actress.
    Now she is a comedian.
  • 7. Family
    Her family, in which are never seen, are:Norman Stoddard Everage (also called Norm), her late husband and long term sufferer of a “rumbling prostate”. Her daughter Valmai (currently in shoplifters rehab.) and she has 2 sons Bruce and Kenneth.
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  • 9. “Just for Laughs”
    Broadcast on Channel Ten
    Video found on You Tube.
  • 10. Quotes and Sayings
    My mother used to say to me that there are no strangers in the world, only friends you haven’t met yet.
    Never be afraid to laugh at yourself, after all you could be missing out on the joke of the century.
    I was born in Melbourne with a precious gift. Dame Nature stooped over my cot and gave me this gift. It was the ability to laugh at others misfortunes.
  • 11. Shows
    Dame Edna has done many live stage shows, these include;
    Super stars
    Dame Edna: The Royal Tour which received a Tony Award for Live Theatrical Event as well as a Drama Desk Award and an Outer Critics Circle Special Achievement Award.
    Just for laughs
    A Night with Dame Edna- which also received a Tony Award for Live Theatrical Event.
    3 Australian icons!!!
  • 12. Barry Humphries
    Dame Edna Everage is a character played by Barry Humphries. He also has another character that I think is completely disgusting;
    Sir Les Patterson. Barry Humphries often dresses up as either of these characters.
    Dame Edna
    Barry Humphries
    Sir Les Patterson
  • 13. Glossary
    Unauthorised-not having official permission.
    Trademarks-a distinctive mark or feature particularly characteristic of or identified with a person or thing.
    Dame-a title used in front of a woman’s name which is given in Britain as a special honour, usually for valuable work done over a long period.
    Stooped-to lean over something.
    Misfortunes-when something bad happens.
    Anthropologist-a person who specialises in anthropology.
    Anthropology-the study of people.
    Spin doctor-someone who like to over exaggerate thing or make people believe something that isn’t true.
  • 14. Bibliography
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    • 23. Handling Edna an unauthorised biography
    • 24. My Life as Me