|Birth: ||May 1, 1934|
|Death: ||Aug. 11, 1989|
Born 1 May 1934 and died 11 August 1989 in Mosman, Sydney,Australia)
John was an actor, most widely known for his role as Walter Reilly in the films Crocodile Dundee and Crocodile Dundee II. He also voiced the 'Victoria Bitter' beer commercials until his death. He began his acting career at the age of eleven in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation'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. In 1976 he won the AFI Award for Best Actor for his role of 'Casey' in the film, The Fourth Wish (1976). He married June Salter in 1958. They were divorced in 1971. They had one son, John Meillon, Jr. He then married Rita Gibson on 5 April 1972: they also had a son.
Cause Of Death: Liver Disease
Created by: Jerry Jingles
Record added: Aug 22, 2006
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