Prior to fame, he was employed as a rigger and worked on the Sydney Harbour Bridge.He played Porter in the 1996 film, Flipper, and portrayed Shane in the 1998 film, Floating Away.He married Noelene Edwards from 1958 to 1981 and again from 1982 to 1990.
The first Crocodile Dundee film, released in 1986, earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.(Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./Wire Image) |beauty|bloom|blue|center|color|day|decorative|delicate|delphinium|exterior|flower|foliage|green|homes and gardens|lawn|nature|ornamental|petal|picket fence|point|post|spring|stringer|vertical|VS26|white|yard|fence|gardens|homes|picket|solum|V26|s. JPG|LOS ANGELES - APRIL 18: Australian actor Paul Hogan, American actor Colin Hay and Linda Kozlowski arrive at the premiere party of 'Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles' at the Paramount Pictures Theatre on April 18, 2001 in Los Angeles, United States.(Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)ALBURY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 08: (L-R) Linda Kozlowski and Paul Hogan attend the world premiere of the film 'Strange Bedfellows' at the Albury Cinema Centre on April 08, 2004 in Albury Australia.Joining Gordon and Lawson is Justine Clarke as Noelene Hogan, while former Production on the upcoming Paul Hogan biographical project from Fremantle Media Australia (FMA) for the Seven Network is now underway in South East Queensland.READ MORE: * Game of Thrones: Emilia Clarke and Joe Naufahu (w)rap night shoots with Tupac's help * The Bachelor NZ: 'I had no idea Fleur was going to do that interview' * Tara Brown slams 'international kidnapping' on 60 Minutes - how can we trust her? Everyone loves Hoges and one of his great gifts was making audiences feel like we really knew him," Lawson said.