Australia's beloved Paul Hogan admits he is DESPERATE to escape President ...

'I don't belong here': Australia's beloved Paul Hogan admits he is DESPERATE to escape 's America and labels the president a 'modern day Mussolini' - but reveals the one thing keeping him in Los Angeles Australian icon Paul Hogan is desperate to return home from the United States The Crocodile Dundee actor is waiting out the coronavirus pandemic in LA He said he would return to Australia in a flash if his son Chance came with him 

By Louise Ayling For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 11:35 BST, 10 October 2020 | Updated: 13:29 BST, 10 October 2020

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The 81-year-old is best known for his role in Crocodile Dundee (pictured)

The 81-year-old is best known for his role in Crocodile Dundee (pictured)

Australian icon Paul Hogan revealed he is itching to return to home soil and escape lockdown in the United States.

The 81-year-old, best known for his role in Crocodile Dundee, is 'waiting out' the coronavirus pandemic in Los Angeles to be with his 21-year-old son Chance.

The beloved actor and comedian said he would leave the country in a flash if he could.

'I can't wait for this stupid disease to go away so I can get out,' Paul Hogan revealed in the News Corp Australia podcast Evenin' Viewers With Paul Hogan. 

'I’m like a kangaroo in a Russian zoo — I don’t belong here.' 

He told host Frances Whiting there isn't one thing in particular that he misses, rather the 'ambience' of living in Australia. 

Australian icon Paul Hogan (pictured, with fellow Australian actor Margot Robbie) is itching to return to home soil and escape lockdown in the United States

Australian icon Paul Hogan (pictured, with fellow Australian actor Margot Robbie) is itching to return to home soil and escape lockdown in the United States 

Paul Hogan in 2020 film 'The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee' (pictured). He now lives in Los Angeles

Paul Hogan in 2020 film 'The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee' (pictured). He now lives in Los Angeles

The actor moved to the United States permanently in 2005, after growing up in Granville in Sydney's western suburbs. 

It's been 35 years since he rose to fame portraying the lovable larrikin Mick Dundee in the 1986 hit film Crocodile Dundee.

But he's staying put at his home in

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