John Cornell

Obituary: John Cornell Age, Net worth, Everything about his Wife, Family

John Cornell was a film producer, writer, actor, and businessman from Australia. He was well-known for his role as “Strop” on The Paul Hogan Show, as well as his participation in the 1977 World Series Cricket.
The Crocodile Dundee series, The Paul Hogan Show, Almost An Angel, and many other films and television shows have made John Cornell a household name in the industry.

John Cornell is a well-known screenwriter who won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Cornell died on July 23, 2021, from symptoms related to Parkinson’s illness.

Biography

John Cornell was born in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, on March 2, 1941. At the time of his death, he was 80 years old. He died in Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia, on July 23, 2021. John is of white ethnicity and is of Australian nationality. He was born under the sign of Pisces, according to his birthday. Cornell grew up in Bunbury, Western Australia, but was born in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Despite the fact that he identified himself as a “ratbag” throughout school, he topped the class in both English and economics at Bunbury High.

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Details about his parents and upbringing are still hidden behind closed doors. Bunbury Senior High School was John’s alma mater. He claimed to have been branded a “ratbag” at school, but he topped the class in both English and economics at Bunbury High School.

John Cornell Career

Cornell worked as a journalist for The Daily News (a West Australian Newspapers publication) in Perth, where he rose through the ranks to become an editor at the age of 26.
While working as a producer for the television show A Current Affair in 1971, Cornell noticed the abilities of a Sydney Harbour Bridge rigger named Paul Hogan. Cornell became Hogan’s manager, and he frequently appeared alongside him on his legendary television show, The Paul Hogan Show, as “Strop.”

Crocodile Dundee, for which he produced and co-wrote the screenplay for, went on to become Australia’s highest-grossing picture.

He also produced and directed Crocodile Dundee II, a successful sequel released in 1988.

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Cornell teamed up with Kerry Packer and Austin Robertson to form World Series Cricket in 1977. (WSC). In 1976, Cornell approached Kerry Packer with the idea, based on a referral from Dennis Lillee (whom Cornell was managing at the time). The idea was to offer the players with better financial benefits.

John Cornell, the man behind comedian Paul Hogan's success and Kerry  Packer's World Series Cricket, dead at 80

Cornell was highly involved in WSC player recruitment, for example, traveling to New Zealand to sign players (including Doug Walters). The Mojo advertising agency was engaged by Cornell to make the radio and television commercials for WSC, which featured the invention of the jingle “C’mon Aussie C’mon.”

John Cornell wife

Cornell married Australian television personality Delvene Delaney in 1977. Until his death in July 2021, John Cornell was married to Delvene, a co-star on The Paul Hogan Show, for 46 years.

Allira and Liana are their two daughters. Liana is a model and actress, and Allira is a photographer. He had been married twice before, and one of those marriages resulted in a daughter (Melissa, born in 1970).

Delvene Delaney is an Australian soap opera and film actor, as well as a television host and singer, who was born in Queensland on August 26, 1951. Delvene became well-known on Australian television in the 1970s, first as a weather presenter on Brisbane television. She next starred as Penny O’Brien in The Box in 1974 and as nurse Jojo Adams in The Young Doctors in 1976 and 1977, respectively.

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Delaney rose to notoriety as a regular cast member of The Paul Hogan Show in the late 1970s. She also participated as a panelist on the game show Blankety Blanks on a regular basis from 1977 until 1979. She was a co-host on the quiz show Sale of the Century from 1982 to 1986.

Net worth

Cornell has a net worth of more than $5 million dollars, according to certain web estimates. As a well-known film producer, businessman, and actor, John had amassed this sum of money. He had to be living a life of luxury. Cornell owned the Beach Hotel in Byron Bay (which he built for $9 million in 1990) until 2007 when it was sold for a record-breaking $65 million.

Quick facts about John Cornell

Who is John Cornell?

John Cornell was a film producer, writer, actor, and businessman from Australia. He was well-known for his role as “Strop” on The Paul Hogan Show, as well as his participation in the 1977 World Series Cricket.
The Crocodile Dundee series, The Paul Hogan Show, Almost An Angel, and many other films and television shows have made John Cornell a household name in the industry.

How old is John Cornell?

John Cornell was born in Western Australia on March 2, 1941. At the time of his death, he was 80 years old.

Who is the wife of John Cornell?

Cornell married Australian television personality Delvene Delaney in 1977. Until his death in July 2021, John Cornell was married to Delvene, a co-star on The Paul Hogan Show, for 46 years.

What is the net worth of John Cornell?

Cornell has a net worth of more than $5 million dollars, according to certain web estimates.

What happened to John Cornell?

Producer and actor John ‘Strop’ Cornell, a “classic Australian character,” died on July 23, 2021, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.
Cornell died at his home in Byron Bay, New South Wales, surrounded by his family, which included his wife, TV personality Delvene Delaney, and children.

Full NameJohn Cornell
NationalityAustralian
EthnicityWhite
Zodiac SignPisces
Net Worth $ 5 million
Single/ In a relationshipMarried
Current Girlfriend/ SpouseDelvene Delaney
ChildrenMelissa, Allira and Liana
Height   N/A
WeightN/A
Hair colorWhite Grey
Eye colorHazel
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight
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