Renowned TV comedy star John “Strop” Cornell is making a recovery after undergoing a radical procedure for Parkinson’s Disease.
Cornell, 69, who appeared as Paul Hogan’s sidekick in his 1970s comedy series The Paul Hogan Show, struggled to move at all five months ago is now enjoying 2km walks with his wife, former actress Delvene Delaney.
The Daily Telegraph reports that risky deep brain stimulation at St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital in Brisbane, has turned his life around.
Cornell, who produced Crocodile Dundee with Hogan, had become so impaired by the disease he was almost unable to walk.
“I have met some amazing people in my life but none more so than a couple of doctors at this hospital,” he told the newspaper.
Source: Daily Telegraph