Linda Kozlowski: Crocodile Dundee

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Linda Kozlowski is an amazingly popular and successful American actress. The star has several times been cast in successful movies, her great performances even bringing her a nomination for a Golden Globe Award. Linda Kozlowski made her debut as an actress in 1981. Back then she starred in How It All Began. In 1984, the actress received a role in Death of a Salesman. However, her big breakthrough role came in 1986, when Linda was cast in Crocodile Dundee.


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Crocodile Dundee has been a very important movie in Linda Kozlowski’s career, but also in her life. The movie is directed by Peter Faiman and produced by John Cornell. It stars Linda Kozlowski and Paul Hogan. Crocodile Dundee was released in 1986. The movie has been an amazing success, grossing no less than $328 million at the global box office. Part of that success is owed to Linda and her amazing performance.


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The Australian comedy film is set in the Australian Outback and in New York City. In the movie, Paul Hogan plays the role of Mick Dundee, while Linda portrays Sue Charlton. The movie was inspired by the life of Rodney Ansell. Sue is a writer who travels to Walkabout Creek with the main purpose to meet Michael “Crocodile” Dundee, who reportedly lost a leg to a Saltwater Crocodile. However, once she arrives in the area she realizes that it was just a story and all the man had was a large scar. Sue is not impressed with Dundee’s story, but at a certain point in the movie she will be attacked by a crocodile and saved by Mick. Since that moment, Linda realizes that she had fallen in love with the man.


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Soon after its release, Crocodile Dundee turned out to be a worldwide phenomenon of a spectacular success. It was the second highest grossing movie in 1986, in the United States. Thanks to its great success, Crocodile Dundee was followed by two sequels: Crocodile Dundee II and Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles.

For Linda Kozlowski, Crocodile Dundee has been an extremely important project. Actually, this is the movie in which the actress met her husband and the love of her life. Linda and Paul married in 1990. They have a child together.

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