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What is Hugh Keays-Byrne Death Cause? His Net Worth, Wife, Age

What is Hugh Keays-Byrne Death Cause? His Net Worth, Wife, Age

Facts of Hugh Keays-Byrne

Full Name: Hugh Keays-Byrne
Birth Date: May 8, 1947
Age: 75 years
Death Date: December 2, 2020
Gender: Male
Profession: Actor, Film Director
Country: Britain
Horoscope: Taurus
Height: 6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)
Net Worth $2 million 
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorWhite
Birth PlaceSrinagar,India
NationalityBritish, Australian
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British-Australian actor and film director Hugh Keays-Byrne was a former member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. He was famous for playing the main antagonist in two films from the Mad Max franchise: Toecutter in Mad Max, and Immortan Joe in Mad Max: Fury Road.

Where and when Hugh Keays- Byrne was born?

Actor Hugh Keays-Byrne was born on 1947 May 18 in Srinagar, India as the son of British parents. He grew up in Britain and moved to Australia in 1973.

About his education, Hugh had completed his education in England. He had British, Australian nationality and belong to Caucasian ethnicity. Hugh Keays -Byrne had an amazing body as he was an actor. He had a height of 6 feet 2 inches tall. He had white hair and a pair of black eyes.

What is the Net worth of Hugh Keays-Byrne?

Hugh Keays-Byrne was one of the popular names in the entertainment industry. His movies such as “Mad Max: Fury Road” collected a huge amount of $375 million at the box office. According to celebrity net worth, Hugh Keays -Byrne had estimated the net worth of $ 2 million as of 2022.

Hugh with his friend and car
Caption: Hugh with his friend and car (Photo: Facebook)

He had collected $1000,000 in a year from his career. The primary sources of his income were acting and directing the films. After seeing his net worth, we can easily say that this actor must have lived a lavish and luxurious life. 

Hugh Keays-Byrne’s Wife and Married Life

Actor, Hugh Keays-Byrne had married Christina. They were long-time residents of Lisarow and also part of the  Macau Light Company, an artist collective based in Centennial Park.

What is the Cause of Hugh Keays-Byrne Death?

Hugh Keays- Byrne and his family were living happily until 2020. He died at the age of 73 on 2nd December 2020 at the Gosford Hospital in NSW. He had died Peacefully without any claims so that it might be a natural process.

Hugh Keays-Byrne’s Career

  • Hugh Keays-Byrne started his career as a stage actor and joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1968. In the year 1970, this actor played in a series of films “Stone”, “Mad  Dog Morgan” and “The Trespassers”  before leading roles in the 1978 TV film “The Death Train.”
  • In Mel Gibson’s “Max Max” as an actor, Hugh had a breakout role-playing the evil Toecutter.
  • In the year 1967, Hugh made his first television appearance on the British television program “Boy Meets Girl”. In the Royal Shakespeare Company, Peter Brook’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream toured Australia in 1973.
Hugh in the shoot of his movie Mad Max
Caption: Hugh in the shoot of his movie Mad Max (Photo: Lega Nerd)
  • In addition, it also included As our Like It, The Balcony, King Lear, Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Tempest, or The Enchanted Island, Doctor Faustus, Troilus and Cressida, Enemies, The Man of Mode, The Revenger’s and Bartholomew fair.
  • He decided to remain in Australia after the tour ended.
  • He acted in the TV movie Essington. Hugh played supporting roles in films like The Man from Hong Kong (1975), Mad Dog Morgan  (1976), The Trespassers (1976), and Snapshot (1979).
  • In the year 1979, he was cast as the violent gang leader Toecutter in Mad Max.
Hugh with his poster
Caption: Hugh with his poster (Photo: The  Gurdain)
  • He also started to act in  Science fiction and Post-apocalyptic films such as  The Chain Reaction (1980), Strikebound (1984), Starship(1985), and  The Blood of Heroes (1989).
  • However, Keays-Byrne made his directorial debut and acted in the film Resistance in 1992.
  • Hugh was also seen in TV miniseries adaptations of Moby Dick   (1998) and Journey to the Center of the Earth (1999).
  • He played Grunchlk in the science fiction television series Farscape (1999–2003) and its conclusion Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars  (2004).
  •   Hugh returned to the Mad Max franchise in the 2015 film Mad Max: Fury Road as the main villain  Immortan Joe.
  • He was also nominated for the MTV  Movie Award for the Best Villain and the film was nominated for 10 Academy Awards.