Crikey! These Are Amazing Facts Behind Crocodile Dundee

In 1986, Crocodile Dundee burst into theaters. The film will forever be an iconic look at everything that is Australia. Audiences instantly fell in love with the rough and gruff Aussie. But, it’s interesting to see how an Aussie made a movie that became a sensation around the world.

If you’re lookin’ for a G’day, then you’ve come to the right place. I bet you didn’t know that there might actually be a real-life Crocodile Dundee.

Paul Has A Special Connection To The Sydney Harbor Bridge

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Education Images/UIG via Getty Images

The opening scene shows a view of the Sydney Harbor Bridge while Sue is on the phone to New York City. Little do most people know, but the actor has an interesting tie to that bridge.

Long before being known as “Crocodile Dundee,” Hogan worked as a day laborer in Sydney. One of his jobs was working as a rigger on the bridge. Apparently, the cast and crew found the fact quite hilarious.