The very first Crocodile Dundee hit the big screen in 1986 and instantly became a classic flick, in fact it was so popular that two more flicks were made! Some three decades later and we are here to catch up with the biggest stars of the brilliant trilogy – take a look at their lives post Crocodile Dundee.
Crocodile Dundee II and Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles were the two films actor and director Alec Wilson starred however with that being said, his character did a bit of a flip flop between films. If you recall he played a bad guy in Crocodile Dundee II but in Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, he was one of Mick’s close friends, Jacko. Could be worse, he might be doing some intense weight loss plan instead.
Wally is up next! His character returned in Crocodile Dundee II but just like weight loss plans, it was his last. Mellion instead focused on theater work and racked up many serious accolades. In 1989, he sadly passed away from cirrhosis of his liver.
Born in Mexico but an LA boy at heart, comedian Paul Rodriguez makes the list. In case you only remember him from Ali or Blood Work, he played the role of Diego in the third and final film. Furthermore he’s the kind of guy who doesn’t need to rely on a weight loss plan!
Ultimate bad guy? Yes, but only on screen. Jere Burns has worked on some steller projects including The Muppets, From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, and the hit television series Justified as Wynn Duffy. We wouldn’t be surprised if he held the secret to the best weight loss program.
Okay, leave the weight loss plan behind and dig deep into your memory because you probably David Franklin from… That’s right! He played Meeklo Braca in the television series Farscape and he was also Brutus in Xena: Warrior Princess.
Bink and you miss Aida Turturro’s role in the final Dundee film but you probably recognize her from her more prominent roles. Such as the sister of the one and only Tony Soprano in the incredible HBO television series, The Sopranos.
Good ol’ Charlie makes the list, he starred in Crocodile Dundee II before his career as a character actor blossomed. He shyed away from the best weight loss program and instead starred in 34 different film projects.
Best remembered as the fiery Valerian in the 1981 Dragonslayer film then as Simone in Crocodile Dundee. Clarke did star in a few more films but sadly at the ripe age of 52, she passed away due to cancer.
Gerry Skilton’s last ever film was Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles but hey, he did star in all three flicks as the lovable Nugget O’Cass. In 2001, he officially retired and we can’t help but wonder if he ever thought of developing a weight loss plan? Why not, eh?
Neville Bell is up next! His career flourished after Crocodile Dundee however it stopped just as quickly as it began, and no not because of a weight loss plan. Instead for his arrest for domestic violence.
Probably one of the most hated characters in the Dundee trilogy? Safe to say, yes. Since those days, he’s landed some pretty spectacular screen time, his 70th roles was even in the hit television show The Blacklist.
The Crocodile hunter himself easily makes the list, was there ever any doubt he wouldn’t? Furthermore, the Australian was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and he went on to win the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for the flick. As such, the Dundee trilogy is really the only work he’s done in his career, Hogan called himself a “one hit wonder” just last year.
Either you know her as the wonderful cabaret singer or the weight loss plan master or from her hit role as Flora Simpson Reilly, the villain, in the television series Harper Valley PTA. In Crocodile Dundee, her role as Fran was her last.
Winner of the Obie Award? Double check. Audie Award winner? Check (he’s won the award eight times!), Dennis Boutsikaris is a master audio-book narrator! His career following Dundee really flourished and all without the help of a weight loss plan.
Mikey Dundee from the Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles film is up next. It’s safe to say that this was one of his most prominent roles as his only other role was just three years later in Danny Deckchair. Luckily he never had to worry about a weight loss plan like us mere mortals.
John Billingsley AKA Doctor Phlox from the wildly popular TV series Star Trek: Enterprise, also portrayed good ol’ Barry in Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles. Over time, he’s earned many small and large roles in various film and television productions.
Ritchie Singer portrayed Con in the first Crocodile Dundee and afterwards he starred in some 30 different projects. Some of those include a recurring role in Crownies and Charlie’s Country. A man who has no need for the best weight loss program is what we’re thinking.
Well before his role as a curator in Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, Hammond played the legendary Friedrich von Trapp in The Sound of Music and also Peter Parker “Spider-Man” from the television series The Amazing Spider-Man. In 2016, he officially retired.
80’s fans probably recognize Steve Rackman by his wrestling name, Crusher. While fans of Dundee remember him as the only guy to have kissed kiss Paul Hogan’s character in the very first film. Rackman is the best person to advise you on the best weight loss program as he’s currently a personal trainer in Australia.
As far as character actors go, Terry Gill is as good it comes. After the Dundee films, he starred in 71 films and in 2015, he sadly passed away.
If you recall, Clare Carey played the skater in Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles. Nowadays she is well known for her roles in Coach and also as the Olsen twins’ mom on ABC’s So Little Time. Moreover Carey portrayed Mary Bailey on Jericho and Lucille Gladner on Aquarius alongside David Duchovny.
Charles S. Dutton
In Crocodile Dundee II, Charles S. Dutton portrayed Leroy Brown. Since then, he’s gone on to create an established career in Hollywood. You’ve probably seen him in Alien 3, Rudy, Bessie and Roc. Dutton also directed the HBO miniseries The Corner, which went on to won several Emmy’s.
Sure Luis-Guzmán usually portrays a thug, policeman or sidekick on the big screen, but he has branched out tons over the past few years. Maybe you don’t recognize him from Crocodile Dundee II. But you probably know him as “Mama” in Code Black with Rob Lowe.
Meet Karla, the prostitute from Crocodile Dundee. Nancy Mette married Barnet Kellman, a film director and actor, in 1982 and they’re still together to this day. After her role in Crocodile Dundee, she appeared in a string of shows and movies. Although her last role was on the series Monk/i> in 2007. She is believed to have retired.
Juan Fernández de Alarcon
In Crocodile Dundee II, Juan Fernández de Alarcon played the role of Miguel. He is still acting today, usually as a villainous character. Recently he appeared in Trópico de Sangre.
Despite his small role VelJohnson in Crocodile Dundee, Reginald VelJohnson has enjoyed a thriving career since. Most likely you’ve seen him in Die Hard, Die Hard 2, Family Matters and Hart of Dixie.
New York born Hechter Ubarry grew up singing which led him to pursue a career in Broadway. Of course he’s experience a career in film, with a role in Crocodile Dundee II. From 2000, he has performed under his cabaret show on Broadway where he can act and sing, his two passions in life.
In Crocodile Dundee II, Carlos Carrasco portrayed Garcia. His career in Hollywood, however, only went up from there. He’s appeared in Star Wars, Jurassic Park, and shows such as Parks and Recreation, Insecure and CSI.
British actor Jim Holt has appeared in Crocodile Dundee II, The Prince & Me II: The Royal Wedding, The Monkey’s Mask and Twelfth Night. Aside from acting, he’s also a magician. Nice. Currently he spends more time with his family then he does on screen.
Now Marilyn Sokol is more than just an actress, she’s also a comedian, singer, teacher, director and writer. To date she has earned an Obie, Bistro and Emmy! Many adore the actress for her role in Old Jews Telling Jokes. Do you best recognize her as Agnes Vertrulli from the web series, Submissions Only. Or maybe for her guest roles in Sex and the City, Difficult People and Broad City?
Originally born Douglas Kahn, Irving Metzman changed his name because he wanted to match the name of his character from his second ever play. In fact, he planned to change it every time he got a role but didn’t follow through in the end. The published playwright is known for his roles in WarGames, The Purple Rose of Cairo and Crocodile Dundee.
Okay, she only appeared as ‘Park Girl’ in Crocodile Dundee II, but we all know Tatyana Ali as Ashley Banks from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Nowadays she has held roles in The Young and the Restless, Love That Girl! and em>Fly. The actress sure has come a long way since starring alongside Will Smith!
In Crocodile Dundee II, Gregory Jbara portrayed the young cop. However, Jbara is more than that small role. In fact, he originated Jackie Elliot, AKA Dad, in the Broadway show Billy Elliot the Musical. Moreover he’s appeared in Friends, Frasier, Nurse Jackie, Law & Order and as Garrett Moore in Blue Bloods.Plus he’s voiced characters in American Dad! and Family Guy.
The New Yorker Alberto Vazquez works as an actor, teacher, director, producer and screenwriter. In Crocodile Dundee II, he played Rico’s guard. Apart from acting in commercials, he has appeared in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Sex and the City, Girls and Gotham.
Remember the guide frm Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles? Grant Piro is best known for his role as Larry in the horror flick Darkness Falls. He was also the host of the Australian kids’ show, Couch Potato. Additionally he is oneof Australia’s most respected theater actors.
In Crocodile Dundee II, Kenneth Welsh played Brannigan. Although he’s best recognized for his many film roles. Including The Aviator alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, as the father of Katherine Hepburn. Or maybe you know him as Vice President Beck in The Day After Tomorrow? Although he’s best known as the villain Windom Earle from Twin Peaks.
Meet Kaitlin Hopkins from Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles. Did you know this talented actress is the daughter of Shirley Knight, the famous actress? It must run in the family! Apart from television and film roles, she became the Head of Musical Theater at Texas State University.
Let’s see, Matt Winston played the limo driver in Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles. Although he has one of those faces you just can’t forget. To date he’s appeared in Six Feet Under, Star Trek: Enterprise, and Scrubs.
You’re looking at Danny or Danny the Cab Driver from Crocodile Dundee. Rik Colitti is known for roles in Fort Apache the Bronx and The New Mike Hammer. Sadly, in January 2010 he passed away.
Thanks to his role as DEA Agent, AKA Toilet, in Crocodile Dundee II, Stephen Root broke his way onto the Hollywood scene. He’s appeared in the likes of The West Wing, King of the Hill, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and The Man in the High Castle. Plus let’s not forget his great roles in DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, NewsRadio and Office Space.
There is no chance that Keli Daniels’ roles as Didi in Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles is what she’s remembered for. She portrayed Teri Sanderson on The Fosters and also had guest roles on shows such as American Crime Story and Masters of Sex. Additionally she played Jody in Zac and Mia.
In the film Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, Rick Gonzalez played a gang banger. Ever since he’s held huge roles such as Ben Gonzalez in Reaper, Timo Cruz in Coach Carter and Naps in Roll Bounce. Recently, he has been playing Rene Ramirez, aka Wild Dog in the series Arrow.
Her first film role was as the tour guide in Crocodile Dundee II, but Susie Essman has come a long way since. She is loved as Jeff’s wife, Susie Greene, on the HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm with Larry David. Susie also appeared in in Bolt and Keeping the Faith. Recently, she appeared in the film Band Aid with Fred Armisen.
Where do we begin? Anne Carlisle is an actress, acting teacher, author, model and performance artist. Phew, that’s quite a list. In Crocodile Dundee, she played “Gwendoline”, a transvestite. She appeared in Miami Vice. Although she is best known for adapting the cult film Liquid Sky to a novel.
In Crocodile Dundee, Paul Greco played a New Yorker. However he’s best known as Sully, the leader of the orphans in The Warriors/. All throughout the 80’s and 90’s, Greco appeared in multiple movies and TV shows such as Miami Vice. Sadly in 2008, he passed from lung cancer at 53.
Meet the Australian TV producer with much experience in film, live television and events. Peter Faiman was actually the director of the 1986 film Crocodile Dundee.
Michael Lombard portrayed Sam Charlton in Crocodile Dundee. He has also appeared in Pet Sematary, The Thomas Crown Affair and The Devil’s Advocate. And let’s not forget his roles in The Cosby Show and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Oh yeah, he won an Obie for his part in What’s Wrong With This Picture?
Khristina Totos, or Christina Totos, isn’t an actress with many acting credits. Although we know her as Rosita in Crocodile Dundee, and her roles in The Custodian, The Cut, Ralph and The Young Wife.
In Crocodile Dundee II, Gus Mercurio played the part of Frank. Apart from acting, Mercurio was also a pro boxer. He’s appeared in Matlock Police, Flipper, The Blue Lagoon, Return to the Blue Lagoon and Doing Time for Patsy Cline. Sadly, he passed away in 2010.
Linda Kozlowski, or as she’s best known, Sue Charlton finishes off this list! Fun fact: Kozlowski fell in love and married fellow co-star Paul Hogan, with him she has a son with. Apart from her love life, Kozlowski has been retired for quite awhile citing her last role in Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles. She could easily develop a weight loss plan that many would want to follow – food for thought.