The 1986 film Crocodile Dundee was an introduction to Australia for many Americans. The title character, played by Paul Hogan, was pure stereotype, but one that Americans loved. The movie was a huge hit and spawned two sequels, with another one in the works now. Let's learn something about Crocodile Dundee.
10. Paul Hogan helped paint the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Apparently he kept his co-workers laughing a good bit of the time so it’s not too hard to believe that he eventually became an actor.
9. The character of Crocodile Dundee came from Paul Hogan’s own imagination.
He went on TV and stated that there was no real character that went by the name of Crocodile Dundee. The idea came to him the first time he visited New York since he felt like such an outsider.
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