Mary Coustas

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Birthday
16, 1964
Birthplace
Melbourne, Australia
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Melbourne, Australia

About

Australian comedienne and actress known for her role as the Greek-Australian character Effie, who first debuted in the 1989 show Acropolis Now and was later integrated into other programs due to her popularity.

Before Fame

She attended Deakin University, where she studied performing arts and journalism. Her first major breakthrough came as part of the stage show Wogs Out of Work.

Trivia

She's also published a memoir, released an album, and performed voice over work.

Family Life

She married George Bestis in 2005. After being unable to have a child, including suffering a miscarriage and stillbirth, she underwent almost two dozen IVF treatments. In 2013, her daughter Jamie was born.

Associated With

She appeared alongside Alex Dimitrades on the show Wildside.

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