Paul Hogan

Submitted by on Sep 24, 2015

Paul Jogan

His most famous role – the role of Crocodile Dundee, for which Hogan won the ‘Golden Globe’.

Author: Tatiana Barinov

Paul was born in the town of Lightning Ridge, New South Wales. Before the beginning of the 1970s, Hogan came to prominence, he worked as an artist in the ‘bridge over Sydney Harbour’ (Sydney Harbour Bridge). And in the 1970s, after an interview in the series ‘scam’ (A Current Affair), Paul drew the attention of the public. Further, he created his own comedy program ‘Paul Hogan Show’ (The Paul Hogan Show), the work on which he acted as producer, screenwriter, and played a lot of roles with John Cornell. From 1973 to 1984, it was shown 60 editions of the program, the show has become very popular not only at home Hogan, but also in the UK. The show is fully reflected at times light, at times rude ‘typical Australian’ humor. In 1985, Hogan was awarded at the ceremony ‘Man of the Year “in Australia, and he became a member of the Order of Australia.

In 1970 Hogan starred in a commercial for cigarettes ‘Winfield’. The campaign started from scratch, but after only a few years the name ‘Winfield’ became the market leader, and Hogan’s catchphrase ‘Anyhow, have a Winfield’ has become associated with this product.

In the early 1980s, Hogan made several promotional programs about tourism in Australia. These videos were directed to the United States. Over the next dozen years, the actor appeared in a variety of British commercials.

Around the same time, in 1986, Hogan made his debut in feature films with the film ‘Crocodile Dundee’ (Crocodile Dundee). He played the role of a practical hunter who made the trip from Australia to New York. Hogan not only starred but also worked on the filming of this movie, and wrote to him.

‘Crocodile Dundee’ became the most successful Australian film of all time, and Hogan brought international fame and director’s career. For this film Paul won the Golden Globe as an actor, award ‘Motion Picture Musical or Comedy’ as’ the best writer “and two British awards’ BAFTA ‘well as acting skills and the script for the film. Following the successful film ‘Crocodile Dundee’ Hogan starred in its sequel in 1988 ‘Crocodile Dundee 2’ (Crocodile Dundee II). Over the next few years, Hogan has played in films such as ‘Almost an Angel’ (Almost an Angel, 1990), “Lightning Jack ‘(Lightning Jack, 1994),’ Flipper ‘(Flipper, 1996) and’ Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles’ (Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, 200

In 2004, Hogan appeared on screen in the film ‘Odd Couple’ (Strange Bedfellows).

In October 2008, Hogan took the new movie being filmed in Australia, the team with the director and actor Dean Murphy Shane Jacobson. Filming called ‘Charlie and Boots’ (Charlie and Boots) held in Victoria, Australia. Premiere was held in 2009.

As for the personal life of the actor, his first marriage dates back to 1958. Hogan became the first wife Noeleen. In 1981 the couple divorced, but a year later, Paul and Noeleen newly married. In 1986, Hogan divorced for the second time. Their parting was called ‘the worst of all the celebrity divorce’. 4 years later, in 1990, Hogan was married to his colleague in the film ‘Crocodile Dundee’ Linda Kozlowski. The actor left five children from his first two marriages with Noeleen, another child gave birth to Paul’s second wife. The pair lives in California, US.

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