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Paul Hogan Paul Hogan i(A126017 works by)
Born: Established: 1939 Lightning Ridge, Walgett - Collarenebri area, Far North NSW, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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Australian comedian and actor, Paul Hogan grew up in Granville, New South Wales, and attended Parramatta Marist High School. After leaving school worked as a rigger on the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Hogan rose to prominence after an interview on A Current Affair (an Australian current affairs program that airs weeknights on the Channel Nine Network) 'during the early 1970s, He followed this with his own comedy sketch program The Paul Hogan Show which he produced, wrote' and performed. His breaking role into the international arena was in 1986, playing the role of Mick "Crocodile" Dundee, in the film "Crocodile Dundee".

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form y separately published work icon Crocodile Dundee ( dir. Peter Faiman ) 1985 Sydney : Rimfire Films , 1986 Z1612282 1985 single work film/TV (taught in 6 units)

Mick 'Crocodile' Dundee runs an outback adventure business with his trusted friend and self-proclaimed mentor Walter Reilly. When he survives a crocodile attack, the news travels well beyond the Northern Territory, and a glamorous New York journalist, Sue Charlton, arrives to interview him. He invites her to come with him to the place where he was attacked. When Sue herself is attacked by a croc, Mick saves her. This leads to an invitation for Mick to visit his first ever city: New York City. Mick finds the culture and life in New York City a lot different than his home.

1987 Nominated International Awards British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards Best Screenplay - Original
1987 Winner International Awards Academy Awards Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Paul Hogan, Ken Shadie, John Cornell
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