Mad Max actor Hugh Keays-Byrne (73) passed away | NOW

Hugh Keays-Byrne, known for his role in the Mad Maxmovies, passed away at the age of 73. That reports the Australian director Ted Geoghegan Twitter.

Geoghegan calls Keays-Byrne the “unsung hero of Australian cinema.” He also praises his commitment to the climate and human rights. The exact cause of the actor’s death is unknown.

Keays-Byrne played the villain in both the original Mad Max from 1979 as in the most recent Mad Maxmovie from 2015, Fury Road. The actor had a very close relationship with the director of the films, George Miller.

The 73-year-old has also appeared in various other British and Australian series, such as Farscape.


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