Hugh Keays-Byrne Cause of Death – Hugh Keays-Byrne, the entertainer most popular for depicting Toecutter in “Frantic Max” and the wretched Immortan Joe in “Distraught Max: Fury Road,” has kicked the bucket at 73 years old.
The entertainer’s demise was affirmed by an agent on Wednesday to Variety.
No reason for death was uncovered.
“Tear Hugh Keays-Byrne,” tweeted “Rage Road” co-star Charlize Theron on Wednesday. “It’s astonishing you had the option to play a malevolent warlord so well ’cause you were quite a sort, wonderful soul. You will be profoundly missed, old buddy.”
The child of British guardians, Keays-Byrne was brought into the world in India before his family moved to England during his childhood.
Starting his diversion vocation on TV in the last part of the 1960s, the entertainer’s first film was the 1974 Australian faction exemplary “Stone,” in which he played fugitive biker gangster Toad.
“I am pitiful to report that our companion Hugh Keays-Byrne died in medical clinic (Tuesday),” movie producer Brian Trenchard-Smith declared on Facebook.
All through the 1970s, Keays-Byrne showed up in various TV motion pictures and big-screen films, including “The Trespassers” and “Blue Fin.” But in 1979, he would land his most prominent part as the savage Toecutter in George Miller’s apocalyptical dramatization “Distraught Max.”
The film, which dispatched Mel Gibson’s profession, was a worldwide crush in the cinema world and acquired Keays-Byrne an Australian Film Institute Award designation.
“Hugh Keays-Byrne, an uncelebrated yet truly great individual of Aussie film, has died at age 73,” noted “We Are Still Here” producer Ted Geoghegan in a Wednesday tweet. “I’m ceaselessly stunned that he played Toecutter, the focal foe of 1979′s “Distraught Max” and Immortan Joe, the focal opponent (of) 2015′s “Frantic Max: Fury Road. A debt of gratitude is in order for all the amusement, sir.”
Keays-Byrne had been tapped to play the Martian Manhunter in the profoundly envisioned in any case rejected “Equity League: Mortal,” noted Comicbook.
The superhuman film, which had been in preproduction in the last part of the 2000s, was to star Armie Hammer as Batman.