Steve Irwin, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Steve Irwin

Australian environmentalist and television personality

Date of Birth: 22-Feb-1962

Place of Birth: Essendon, Victoria, Australia

Date of Death: 04-Sep-2006

Profession: screenwriter, actor, businessperson, television presenter, journalist, environmentalist, explorer, herpetologist

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Steve Irwin

  • Stephen Robert Irwin (22 February 1962 – 4 September 2006), nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian zookeeper, television personality, wildlife expert, and conservationist. Irwin achieved worldwide fame from the television series The Crocodile Hunter (1996–2007), an internationally broadcast wildlife documentary series which he co-hosted with his wife Terri.
  • Together, the couple also hosted the series Croc Files (1999–2001), The Crocodile Hunter Diaries (2002–2006), and New Breed Vets (2005).
  • They also co-owned and operated Australia Zoo, founded by Irwin's parents in Beerwah, about 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of the Queensland state capital city of Brisbane. Irwin died on 4 September 2006 after being pierced in the chest by a stingray barb while filming in Australia's Great Barrier Reef for an underwater documentary titled Ocean's Deadliest.
  • Since her husband's death, Terri Irwin has continued to operate Australia Zoo and raise their two children.
  • The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society ship MY Steve Irwin was named in his honour.

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