Mary later joined the cast of Sylvia for the Sydney Theatre Company, gaining high praise for portraying a dog on stage. Mary's other TV Credits include Skirts, Wildside, Grass Roots and The Secret Life of Us and, recently, Rake 2.
She also earned herself an AFI Nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Mull and appeared in Nirvana Street Murder and Hercules Returns. Mary has written for, and performed in, TV show Greeks on The Roof, based on Effie's family home TV studio.
As Effie has so much to say, Mary allowed her to write a book, Effie's Guide To Being Up Yourself, which has been widely acclaimed for tackling youth self esteem. Most recently Mary's book All I Know was published by Allen and Unwin and touched the hearts of the nation after her appearance on 60 Minutes. Effie continues to wow audiences with her latest show A Date With Effie.