John Meillon

John Meillon

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. John Meillon  (1 May 1934 – 11 August 1989) was an legendary 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 until his death. Meillon was born in Mosman, Sydney. He began his acting career at the age of eleven in the ABC's radio serial "Stumpy", and made his first stage appearance the following year. He joined the Shakespeare Touring Company when he was sixteen. Like many actors of his generation from 1959 to 1965 he worked in England. 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". In 1976 he won the AFI Award for Best Actor for his role of 'Casey' in the film The Fourth Wish (1976). With his rich baritone, Meillon was used extensively in voice over work- the most famous being his work as the "you can get it any old how" Victoria Bitter narrator. He married Australian actress June Salter in 1958. They were divorced in 1971. 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. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Meillon, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia
Known For: Acting
Birthday: 1934-05-01
Place of Birth: Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Movies List of John Meillon

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The Fourth Wish

1976 Movie
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Dead Man's Chest

1965 Movie
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Tripe

1989 Movie
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The Picture Show Man

1977 Movie
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Ride a Wild Pony

1975 Movie
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King Solomon's Mines

1986 Movie
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Frenchman's Farm

1987 Movie
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Shimmering Light

1978 Movie
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Crocodile Dundee II

1988 Movie
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Offbeat

1961 Movie
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The Camel Boy

1984 Movie
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Sunstruck

1972 Movie
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Death Trap

1962 Movie
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Outback Bound

1988 Movie
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The Blue Lightning

1986 Movie
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The Dismissal

1983 Movie
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Walkabout

1971 Movie
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The Wild Duck

1984 Movie
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Cairo

1963 Movie
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Sidecar Racers

1975 Movie
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Heatwave

1982 Movie
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Crocodile Dundee

1986 Movie
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They're a Weird Mob

1966 Movie
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633 Squadron

1964 Movie
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Bullseye

1987 Movie
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Wake in Fright

1971 Movie
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On the Beach

1959 Movie
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Watch It, Sailor!

1961 Movie
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The Dunera Boys

1985 Movie
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Guns at Batasi

1964 Movie
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The Sundowners

1960 Movie
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The Dove

1974 Movie
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Billy Budd

1962 Movie
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The Running Man

1963 Movie
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Born to Run

1977 Movie
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The Longest Day

1962 Movie