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Steve Irwin

Biography

Australian naturalist nicknamed The Crocodile Hunter who became well-known through his work alongside harmful animals in television, especially on the tv screen series that distributed his nickname. He received his initial pet, a 12-feet scrub python, at age group 6. The turtle types Elseya Irwini was called after him. He wedded Terri Irwin in 1992, as well as the few had a girl called Bindi in 1998 along with a boy called Robert in 2003. He produced a cameo within the 2001 Eddie Murphy film Dr. Dolittle 2.

Quick Facts


Full Name Steve Irwin
Date Of Birth February 22, 1962
Died September 4, 2006, Batt Reef, Australia
Place Of Birth Melbourne, Australia
Height 1.8 m
Profession Reality Star
Education Caloundra State High School, Landsborough State School
Nationality Australian
Spouse Terri Irwin
Children Bindi Irwin, Robert Clarence Irwin
Parents Bob Irwin, Lyn Irwin
Siblings Mandy Irwin, Joy Irwin
Awards Logie Awards Hall of Fame, ASTRA Awards for Favourite Personality - Male, Kids’ Choice Award for Best Burp
Movies Steve Irwin & The Crocmen: Bindi Kid Fitness, Happy Feet, Dr. Dolittle 2
TV Shows Bindi the Jungle Girl, The Crocodile Hunter Diaries, The Crocodile Hunter, Croc Files, New Breed Vets, Cubix
Star Sign Pisces

  • Facts
  • Filmography
  • Awards
  • Salaries
  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
  • Pictures

#Fact
1Release of his book, "The Crocodile Hunter: The Incredible Life and Adventures of Steve and Terri Irwin". [2001]
2The release of the book, "Steve & Me" by his widow, Terri Irwin. [2007]
3Was on camera when he was killed. The only copy of the video was given to his widow Terri Irwin. She claims to have destroyed the footage without ever viewing it.
4The documentary movie, Ocean's Deadliest (2007), was dedicated, in memory of Steve Irwin.
5Happy Feet (2006) is dedicated to his memory.
6Has had a road named in his honor: Steve Irwin Way in Beerwah, Queensland on Australia's Sunshine Coast.
7Two sisters, Mandy and Joy.
8Over 360 million people tuned in to watch the Steve Irwin Memorial Service on Animal Planet on September 19, 2006.
9Owned a red and white motorbike which he rode around Australia Zoo. This was one of the main ways to determine whether he was at the Zoo or not.
10Stopped personally greeting zoo visitors when he witnessed a little girl getting knocked down and seriously injured by a fan rushing to meet him.
11Second child, Robert Clarence Irwin, is named after Steve's father, Robert, and Terri's father, Clarence.
12He told his camera crew to always be filming and that if he needed help, he would ask for it.
13Almost faced charges of child endangerment in early January 2004 for doing a crocodile demonstration while holding his one-month-old son, Bob, in one arm and feeding a 13-foot crocodile with the other. Steve and Terri claimed that their son was not in danger and that both their children were going to be "croc savvy".
14Second child, Robert Clarence "Bob" Irwin born on Monday, December 1st, 2003 at 8:00 AM. He weighed 7 pounds and 4 ounces, at birth.
15His dog, Sui, is a Staffordshire Bullterrier cross
16Had a species of turtle named after him - Elseya Irwini.
17Steve and Terri's daughter, Bindi Sue Irwin, is actually named for Steve's favorite crocodile, Bindi and his dog, Sui, who has, incidentally, appeared in numerous The Crocodile Hunter (1996) episodes with Steve and Terri.
18He was scared to death of parrots, especially the sulfar crested cockatoo. When he was four years old, he almost had his nose bitten off by his father's pet sulfar crest. The only bird he felt comfortable around was a black cockatoo, named Ularoo.
19Daughter, Bindi Irwin, was born on Friday, July 24th, 1998, at 9:46 PM. She weighed 6 pounds and 3 ounces, at birth.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Linksmos pedutes2006Trev (voice)
Dr. Dolittle 22001The Crocodile Hunter

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course2002stunts

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Linksmos pedutes2006dedicatee
Getaway2006TV Series dedicated to the memory of - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
New Breed Vets with Steve Irwin2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Secrets of the Crocodile2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Bindi, the Jungle Girl2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Crikey What an Adventure2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Ocean's Deadliest2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
5 Takes: Pacific Rim2006TV SeriesHimself
Gomorron2006TV SeriesHimself
Sunrise2006TV SeriesHimself
Steve Irwin's Great Escapes2006TV Mini-SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1998-2006TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1995-2005TV SeriesHimself
The Best Damn Sports Show Period2005TV SeriesHimself
Getaway2005TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2003-2005TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Co-Host
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2004TV SpecialHimself - On Parade Float
The Crocodile Hunter1999-2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Today Tonight2004TV SeriesHimself
Enough Rope with Andrew Denton2003-2004TV SeriesHimself
Australian Story2003TV Series documentaryHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2003TV SeriesHimself
The Wiggles: Wiggly Safari2002VideoHimself
A Croc in Shot: Behind the Scenes - 'The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course'2002Video documentary shortHimself - Host (uncredited)
Rove Live2002TV SeriesHimself
The Panel2002TV SeriesHimself
V Graham Norton2002TV SeriesHimself
The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course2002Himself
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart2002TV SeriesHimself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '022002TV Special documentaryHimself
Steve Irwin's Ghosts of War2002TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
The Crocodile Hunter Diaries2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1999TV MovieHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1999TV SeriesHimself
The Crocodile Hunter's Croc Files1999TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Australian Story2006-2015TV Series documentaryHimself
UFC Ultimate Insider2014TV SeriesHimself
20 to 12005-2008TV Series documentaryHimself
A Current Affair2006-2008TV SeriesHimself
Getaway2007TV SeriesHimself
My Daddy the Crocodile Hunter2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 2007 TV Week Logie Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
Today Tonight2006TV SeriesHimself
Terri Irwin: The Exclusive Interview with Ray Martin2006TV Movie documentaryHimself / The Crocodile Hunter (uncredited)
Entertainment Tonight2006TV SeriesHimself
Steve Irwin: He Changed Our World2006TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Crocodile Hunter: A Tribute to Steve Irwin2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Rove Live2006TV SeriesHimself
Steve Irwin: A Tribute2006TV MovieHimself (uncredited)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2006TV SeriesHimself
Today2006TV SeriesHimself
Al rojo vivo con María Celeste2006TV SeriesHimself
Enough Rope with Andrew Denton2006TV SeriesHimself
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year2004TV MovieHimself (uncredited)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 51998TV MovieHimself (uncredited)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007Astra AwardAstra AwardsFavourite Male Personality
2007Hall of FameLogie AwardsAwarded posthumously.
2002Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USABest BurpTied with Jessica Alba

TitleSalary
Crocodile Hunter (1996)$16,300,000 (Australian)

#Quote
1My dad once said to me, "if they're biting you, you know you've got 'em".
2[last recorded words before his death] Don't worry, they usually don't swim backwards.
3My life revolves around conservation. That is my work. That is my life, and I'll die doing that.
4My job, my mission, the reason I've been put on this planet, is to save wildlife.
5I'll meet my match when I'm dead.
6On illegal poaching and animal testing: "These Hitlers use the camouflage of science to make money out of animals... so whenever they murder our animals and call it sustainable use, I'll fight it. Since when has killing a wild animal, eating it or wearing it, ever saved a species?"
7I am a wildlife warrior, and I will fight, fight to the death for wildlife.
8Crocodiles. I've been catching them since I was nine. No problem.
9I have no fear of losing my life - if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it.
10Crikey, mate. You're far safer dealing with crocodiles and western diamondback rattlesnakes than the executives and the producers and all those sharks in the big MGM building.
11If something ever happens to me, people are gonna say 'we knew a croc would get him!'

#Trademark
1Thick Australian accent
2Khaki shorts and shirt
3"Crikey!"

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