John Cornell Obituary – Australian Character John Cornell Has Died

John Cornell Death – Obituary

John Cornell, one of the most amazing Australian character passed away at the age of 80, at his home at Byron Bay after a 20-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. Cornell, age 46 was the man behind comedian Paul Hogan’s success and Kerry Packer’s confidante during World Series Cricket .


He was born in Kalgoorlie in 1941, and his career took off in 1971 and he made his foray into journalism at Perth’s Daily News before turning his attention to broadcast news.


John Cornell made the lives he touched much richer, not only through donations, but also through his generosity of spirit, humour, humility and honour.


Cornell had many professions during his career, from journalist to nightclub owner to milkman to bookmaker, although anything he touched seemingly turned to gold.


He is survived by his family, including his wife and television personality Delvene Delaney and eldest daughter.

”BREAKING: John Cornell, made famous for his role as ‘Strop’ on the Paul Hogan Show, has died age 80.
The film maker, journalist and actor passed away peacefully this morning in Byron Bay, with his wife of 46 years, Delvene Delaney, and eldest daughter by his side, and his youngest daughter on the phone from the UK.”


Tributes And Condolences

Tributes and condolences are being shared across social media timelines over the passing of Cornell. It is with a deep sense of loss that friends and families mourn their beloved one who has died unexpectedly.

It is in the spirit of this mourning that we extend our condolences to the family of Cornell and everyone affected by the passing.

John Cornell Obituary

The family’s privacy must be observed at this difficult time. This publication is a piece of noteworthy information only and does not serve as an obituary announcement for Cornell. The obituary would be officially released by the family.  Details of the deceased burials, funeral, and other related ceremonies would rightfully be published by the family of the deceased in their chosen online platform.

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