Paul Hogan

Australian actor Paul Hogan

Paul Hogan, AM is an Australian actor best known for his role as Michael J. "Crocodile" Dundee from the Crocodile Dundee film series, for which he won a Golden Globe award.
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Australian burger chain settles dispute with Crocodile Dundee actor - 10 days
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian burger chain Grill’d has paid A$20,000 ($15,640) to actor Paul Hogan and a charity to settle a dispute over the use of one the "Crocodile Dundee" actor's most famous lines, his lawyer said on Thursday.
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This Revelation About The Hemsworth Brothers Makes Total Sense
Huffington Post - 9 months
Up until now, the Hemsworth brothers have played heads of security, superheroes, resistance fighters and every other iteration of a tough guy out there. With that in mind, this revelation is no surprise. Luke Hemsworth, the eldest Hemsworth bro, was hanging out with Old Spice on Thursday in honor of its new Swagger Gel, which makes sense. It’s a Hemsworth. They have swagger. Sure. With all this talk about “swagger,” HuffPost asked Hemsworth about the guy who invented swag: Crocodile Dundee.  Rumor has it the Hemsworths were related to the actual guy who inspired Paul Hogan’s character in “Crocodile Dundee,” which again, makes sense. Crocodile Dundee was a badass. The Hemsworths are the Hemsworths. Everything works. And, apparently, that’s not just a rumor. That’s a knife ... er ... a truth. “I think there were a lot of guys that inspired that story. I was related to — my mom’s sister married a guy called Rod Ansell, who’s notorious as one...
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Courtney Barnett tries explaining Aussie slang, then kills it on her SNL debut
Yahoo News - over 1 year
Oh Courtney Barnett, how do we love you. The Australian indie sensation hailing from the city of Melbourne smashed it on her debut on Saturday Night Live's season finale, while also helping Americans understand a bit of local slang. SEE ALSO: New Lonely Island video has it all: sex, VR and Osama Bin Laden If you've ever wondered what a "ute" or a "singlet" is, please allow Ms. Barnett to explain. She got down to basics with SNL cast member Bobby Moynihan in a behind-the-scenes video uploaded to the show's Facebook page. You'll also find out what Crocodile Dundee a.k.a. Paul Hogan has been up to recently (just crying, apparently). After pushing through the myriad of confused looks and hilarious questions Moynihan threw up — "do you get mad when people say 'shrimp on the barbie' and stuff?" — Barnett took to the SNL stage to perform. Honouring a classic Australian TV ad with a "Life. Be in it." t-shirt, Barnett performed her tunes "Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go to the Party" and "...
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Getting Away: Of Islands and Authors
Huffington Post - about 2 years
If you Google "Salt Cay, Bahamas" and select the satellite map view, off the coast of Nassau you'll see an impossibly tiny green and brown spoon-shaped strip of land in a turquoise sea. Zoom closer, and coconut palms and white sand beaches appear. Closer still, and you can see the blue roofs of Dolphin Encounters, which shelter the dolphins and sea lions that live in the lagoon. In the late 1800s Salt Cay [pronounced "key"] was the haunt of privateers and pirates who visited the island not to bury treasure, but to cull salt from the lagoon to preserve their food. Today the island is the home of the 3 dolphins who played the famous aquatic star in the Universal Studios movie "Flipper" with Paul Hogan and Elijah Wood. This incredibly beautiful island also has a unique literary history. John T. McCutcheon, The Chicago Tribune's chief foreign correspondent, Pulitzer Prize winner, and dean of American political cartoonists, purchased the island in 1916 sight unseen for $17,500. Dur...
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Paul Hogan Divorce In The Works After Splitting With Wife Of 23 Years
Huffington Post - over 4 years
Paul Hogan is headed back to bachelorhood after 23 years of marriage to his wife, Linda Hogan, according to multiple sources. The pair met while co-starring in the 1986 action-comedy "Crocodile Dundee," for which Hogan is best known. And despite their 23 years of marriage, Hogan's wife has now filed for divorce, reportedly citing "irreconcilable differences" as her reason for the split. Just earlier this year the couple was photographed at a red carpet gala event looking quite in love, but what goes on behind the scenes of celebrities' lives is often more than a photograph can capture. Linda Hogan plans to revert to her maiden name, Kozlowski, and will also petition for spousal support, as well as joint legal and physical custody of the pair's 15-year-old son, Chance. Keep in mind that Hogan's reported net assets amount to roughly $20 million, amassed over a four decade career both in the U.S. and in his native Australia. If the separation goes smoothly, both he and Kozlowski will...
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Chris Hemsworth Buys Paul Hogan's Malibu House (PHOTOS)
The Huffington Post - over 4 years
Australian "Crocodile Dundee" actor Paul Hogan has sold his Malibu home to "Thor" actor (and fellow-Aussie) Chris Hemsworth for $4.8 million. The 6,382-square-foot house changed hands a few months ago in June -- a good find by real estate blogger Real Estalker. Hunky Chris' new five-bedroom home sits on an acre of land and is blocked from view by gates and a wall of greenery. Lookie-loos can probably spot it from the group of paparazzi parked out in front. No doubt they'll be hoping younger brother Liam comes to visit with rumored new flame Eiza Gonzalez (or ex-fiance Miley Cyrus) on his arm -- a pap's dream come true, if ever there was one. Read More... More on LA Real Estate
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Crocodile Dundee Star Paul Hogan Claims Financial Advisor Stole $34 Million From Hidden Bank Account
Radar Online - almost 5 years
Crocodile Dundee star Paul Hogan is desperately trying to track down millions of dollars that have gone missing from a hidden overseas bank account. The 80s action star is struggling to recover $34 million held in a Swiss bank account since the funds were allegedly misappropriated by financial advisory firm Strachhans, reported The money was hidden in the offshore account as a tax haven, but now Hogan’s sneaky cost-cutting has backfired and he is blaming his tax adviser, Philip Egglishaw. There is already an international warrant out for the ”bowler hat Englishman,” who is the alleged mastermind behind Australia’s biggest tax evasion scheme. Comic Sinbad Loses Home Over Tax Debt Just like in the iconic comedy franchise, the Australian hero is not backing down and his advisers are taking legal action in the US alleging Egglishaw has ”absconded with or spent all” of Hogan’s millions, according to documents filed in the Californian District court by his rep...
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Annette Bourdeau: Action Movie One-Liners: Sylvester Stallone's Saving Grace
Huffington Post - about 5 years
Bullet to the Head certainly isn't destined for the awards circuit, but Sylvester Stallone's latest action flick does promise some mindless fun packed with plenty of solid one-liners. Plus, it co-stars the awesome Jason Momoa (Game of Thrones, Conan the Barbarian) as the big, hulking bad guy. Few actors rival Stallone when it comes to the ability to deliver menacing barbs. And if the trailer is any indication, Bullet to the Head takes full advantage of its star's skills. We see him uttering one-liners, like "Are we gonna fight or do you plan on boring me to death?" and "I take out the trash." (Hopefully there's a lot more where those came from.) To add to the campy fun, it looks like this time around the aging Sly isn't afraid to poke a bit of fun at himself. The movie sees him paired up with a young whippersnapper played by Sung Kang (The Fast & The Furious) who constantly takes jabs at the 66-year-old action hero, like "Can we listen to something from this centur...
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Paul Hogan loses fight to keep tax documents secret - The Australian
Google News - over 5 years
Brisbane Times Paul Hogan loses fight to keep tax documents secret The Australian Hogan and his manager John Cornell settled their eight-year dispute with the taxman in April this year - freeing the Crocodile Dundee star to pursue new movie projects. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) was chasing the pair and their former financial ... Hogan fails in bid to keep documents secretABC Online Hogan loses court fight over tax documentsSydney Morning Herald all 20 news articles »
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Crocodile Dundee's Former Home Set for Auction
Wall Street Journal - over 5 years
An Italian-style home in Australia that once belonged to actor Paul Hogan, best known for his role as Crocodile Dundee in the film series, is set to go to auction in September with a reduced asking price.
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Tourism Australia's new $250m campaign showcases Lizard Island and other upmarket hotspots
Cairns - over 5 years
MOVE over bikini babes and Paul Hogan-esque Aussie larrikins - Tourism Australia has gone upmarket for its new $250 million marketing campaign. <br>
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Game Of Thrones Recap: Two Princes
Best Week Ever - over 5 years
It’s Game Of Thrones Season 2, Episode 8 entitled “The Prince Of Winterfell,” a reference to the possibly-burnt ‘Prince’ Bran (aka “The Even Younger Wolf”) and his brother Rickon (aka “The Wolf Who’s Constantly Eating Wolfnuts”), who’ve yielded Winterfell to its current ‘Prince’ Theon (aka “Dick Wolf”). Theon’s sister Yara arrives in Winterfell to ridicule Theon and confidently sit in chairs: Yara tries to convince Theon to leave Winterfell before Northern forces instantly slaughter him, but when Theon stubbornly refuses, Yara tells him the touching story, “When you were a baby, you used to scream all the time. Also, you couldn’t walk, speak, or understand things, and now, you’re four times larger and can speak and walk upright and are an adult. My point is, if you’re gonna get obviously killed because you have no idea what you’re doing, at least do it closer to the sea so we can have a traditional Pyke Funeral with squid pallbearers in tuxedos.” Over at Camp Robb, Jaime Lan...
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Nicholas French: Hair Artist Supreme
The Epoch Times - almost 6 years
Hair by Nicholas French using Matrix products (Sarah Silver/SHE by SO.CAP USA HAIR EXTENSIONS) Nicholas French became the first honoree to earn the Beauty Maker Award (BMA) in platform artistry, awarded by the BE! Entertainment Network on April 15 at the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J. “Platform artists perform and work from a stage, usually in front of beauty [industry] makers, the public, and from a few up to thousands of people at a time,” explained Steven and Annie Casciola, founders and editors of BE! Magazine. “They have the unique communication and creative skills to excite the public about the salon experience.” From this description, it is no wonder that Nicholas French merited this honor, singled out as No. 1 from among “so many people traveling the world doing this,” French said. Inspired by his late father, Freddie French, Nicholas has devised a course of innovative hair styling that triggers the imagination and ignites the fire of creativity. He said that ...
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Actor Hogan's tax battle 'over'
MSN News - almost 6 years
Crocodile Dundee star Paul Hogan says an eight-year tussle with the Australian government over taxes is over after a deal is reached.
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'Crocodile Dundee' star Paul Hogan ends tax battle
Gazette Times - almost 6 years
"Crocodile Dundee" star Paul Hogan has resolved his seven-year battle with Australian tax authorities over alleged unpaid taxes dating back to his first international hit movie in the 1980s.
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Paul Hogan
  • 2013
    Age 72
    On 18 April 2013, it was reported that Egglishaw denied the allegations of his former client.
    As of April 2013, Hogan's financial advisor Stewart remained in a dispute with the Australian Tax Office.
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  • 2011
    Age 70
    In January 2011, it was announced that Hogan is suing the Australian government, his lawyer stating that Hogan's "earning potential and reputation has been decimated."
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  • 2010
    Age 69
    In November 2010, the Australian Tax Office dropped its criminal investigation of him and his business manager for tax evasion.
    On 20 August 2010, Hogan flew to Sydney for his mother's funeral.
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    On 18 June 2010 in the Australian High Court, Hogan lost a long-running legal battle to keep the contents of his tax documents secret, paving the way for details of his offshore accounts to be published.
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  • 2008
    Age 67
    In October 2008, Hogan scored a major victory in his tax fight with the Australian Crime Commission, who were forced to pay up to an estimated A$5 million for legal bills dating back to 2006 and were required to return seized personal financial documents that they had admitted were irrelevant.
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    In July 2008, Hogan commented to Network Ten that he had "paid plenty of tax" in Australia and that he had nothing to fear from the Australian Taxation Office investigation.
  • 1990
    Age 49
    Hogan married his "Crocodile" Dundee co-star Linda Kozlowski in 1990. He has five children with his first wife and one with his second wife. In October 2013, Kozlowski filed for divorce from Hogan, citing irreconcilable differences.
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  • 1986
    Age 45
    In 1986 he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) "for service to tourism and entertainment".
  • 1985
    Age 44
    In 1985, Hogan was named Australian of the Year.
    In 1985, Hogan starred as an Australian World War I 'digger' named Pat Cleary in the critically acclaimed mini-series Anzacs which aired on the Nine Network.
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  • 1973
    Age 32
    The series, which ran for 60 episodes between 1973 and 1984, was popular in his native country, and South Africa, and showcased his trademark lighthearted but laddish ocker humour.
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  • 1958
    Age 17
    Hogan and his first wife, Noelene Edwards, married in 1958. They separated and divorced in 1981 and remarried less than one year later. A second divorce, initiated in 1986, was considered one of Australia's ugliest in celebrity circles.
  • 1939
    Age -2
    Born on October 8, 1939.
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