Mad Max Actor Hugh Keys-Byrne appeared in the first film and a recent relaunch Mad Max: Fury Road, Is dead.
Filmmaker Ted Geogen has announced his death at the age of 73 on Twitter. The cause of death has not yet been confirmed.
Keys-Byrne appeared as a toaster in the original 1979 film Dystopian, the leader of a motorcycle gang that threatened a small town in Australia. He also played Immorton Joe, the tyrant who wore the respirator of the Australian barren land that led the war boys in 2015. Road rage.
Geogen wrote: “Hugh Keys-Byrne, the undefeated hero of Aussie cinema, has died at the age of 73. I continue to say that he starred in Doctor Who, the central rival of 1979’s Mad Max * and * 2015’s central rival * Immorton Joe. Mad Max: Fury Road. Thank you sir for all the entertainment. ”
Hugh Keys-Byrne, the undefeated hero of Aussie cinema, has died at the age of 73. I continue to say that he starred in Doctor Who, 1979’s Mad Max * and * Immorton Joe, the central rival of 2015’s Mad Max: Fury. Road. Thank you sir for all the entertainment. pic.twitter.com/55W99w3wzq
– getedgeoghegan December 2, 2020
Keys-Byrne also appeared on several British and Australian projects following his time as a stage actor Stone, Chain reaction, Starship (Sister Lorca and Outlocks And 2084) And Resistance, The latter he directed.
He also starred in Royal Shakespeare Company productions such as As You Like It, The Balcony, Hamlet and King Lear.
Road rage Received four and a half stars from N.M.E. When it came out, it was “a film full of epic action scenes including a screen-swallowing sandstorm, exploding automobiles and a cave valley falling on a fast 18-wheeler.
“These relentless thrills, leaks and burning grills are unforgettable due to the bleached background of Oscar-winning cinematographer John Seal. [The English Patient)], who [director George] Miller longed to retire to create vibrant and sometimes bizarre scenes. ”
Meanwhile, it was recently confirmed Queen’s Gambit Star Anya Taylor-Joy will play the lead role Mad Max: Fury Road prequel Anger.