John Meillon

Born May 1, 1934
Hometown Mosman, New South...
Died Aug 11, 1989
Death Place Mosman, New South...

John Meillon was an Australian actor, most widely known outside Australia for his role as Walter Reilly in the films "Crocodile" Dundee and "Crocodile" Dundee II. He also voiced Victoria Bitter beer commercials which continued to run with his narration long after his death.… Read More

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1934 Birth Born on May 1, 1934.


1958 24 Years Old He married Australian actress June Salter in 1958. They were divorced in 1971.
1959 25 Years Old …  Like many actors of his generation from 1959 to 1965 he worked in England.


1968 34 Years Old He had a recurring role in the TV series My Name's McGooley, What's Yours? He featured in two episodes of "Skippy" in 1968 and 1969 appearing as "Nimble Norris".
1972 38 Years Old They had one son, John Meillon, Jr. He then married actress Bunny Gibson ("Rita the Eta Eater") on 5 April 1972: they also had a son. … Read More


1976 42 Years Old In 1976, he won the AFI Award for Best Actor for his role of 'Casey' in the film The Fourth Wish (1976). … Read More


1989 55 Years Old Died on August 11, 1989.
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