Relatives said the cause of death was not immediately known but said he had been battling illness for about a year. With his rich baritone, Meillon was used extensively in voice-over work— most famously in his work as the Victoria Bitter narrator who says "you can get it any old how". In 1976, he won the AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role of 'Casey' in the film The Fourth Wish (1976). Veteran Australian actor John Meillon, who played supporting roles in such movies as ``Crocodile Dundee'' and ``The Longest Day,'' died … His body was found in his home at Neutral Bay on 11 August 1989. Meillon was found dead in his Sydney home by a friend. His younger brother was director Bob Meillon (1943–2012). John's cause of death was cirrhosis of the liver. Copyright © 2020 Deseret News Publishing Company.  Meillon was posthumously awarded the Raymond Longford Lifetime Achievement Award. His younger brother was director Bob Meillon (1943–2012). John Meillon Death John passed away on August 11, 1989 at the age of 55 in Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. All Rights Reserved, `DUNDEE' SUPPORTING ACTOR JOHN MEILLON DIES IN AUSTRALIA, ‘I just had to do something’: Sisters describe finding baby taken in stolen car, Skaggs Catholic Center members come together to pray for mother, children caught in tragic Nevada shooting, Labor of love: The 50-year journey of a retired BYU professor to publish the Scripture Citation Index, McAdams’ lead over Owens tightens in new Utah 4th Congressional District results, More Utah high schools pivot to online learning as COVID-19 cases flare up, Outspoken Salt Lake school board member Mike Nemelka trails opponent, Biden inches closer toward victory while Trump teams head to court to challenge votes, High school volleyball: Lehi cruises past Box Elder to advance to 5A quarterfinals, Political courage: The missing ingredient for a functional Congress.