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Hugh Keays-Byrne


Hugh Keays-Byrne was born in 1947 in Kashmir, India. In 1973, he moved to Australia, where he began an acting career. He is a well respected theater, film and TV actor in Australia. Hugh became noticed after roles in Stone (1974), Mad Dog Morgan (1976) and The Trespassers (1976). He landed his first leading role in TV film The Death Train (1978), ... See full bio »
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Known For

Mad Max: Fury Road
Mad Max: Fury Road Immortan Joe
(2015)
Mad Max
Mad Max Toecutter
(1979)
Moby Dick
Moby Dick Mr. Stubb
(1998)
Sleeping Beauty
(2011)

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 2011 Sleeping Beauty
Man 3
 2004 Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (TV Mini-Series)
Grunchlk
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Grunchlk
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Grunchlk
 2001 Farscape (TV Series)
Grunchlk
- Season of Death (2001) ... Grunchlk
 1999 Huntsman 5.1
Bain
 1999 Journey to the Center of the Earth (TV Mini-Series)
McNiff
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... McNiff
- Episode #1.1 ... McNiff
 1998 Moby Dick (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Stubb
 1995 Asian Connection: Old Flames (TV Movie)
 1994 Resistance
Peter
 1989 The Blood of Heroes
Lord Vlle
 1988 Joe Wilson (TV Mini-Series)
Bob Galletley
 1988 A Long Way from Home: Dadah Is Death (TV Movie)
Hammed
 1988 Badlands 2005 (TV Movie)
Moondance
 1987 Les Patterson Saves the World
Inspector Farouk
 1987 Kangaroo
Kangaroo
 1987 Treasure Island (TV Movie) (voice)
 1986 For Love Alone
Andrew
 1985 Burke & Wills
Ambrose Kyte
 1984 Runaway Island (TV Series)
Lucas the Ratter
 1984 Lorca and the Outlaws
Danny
 1984 Strikebound
Idris Williams
 1984 Where the Green Ants Dream
Mining executive
 1984 Five Mile Creek (TV Series)
Bill Curruthers
- Annie (1984) ... Bill Curruthers
 1983 Going Down
Bottom, the biker
 1982 Runaway Island (TV Movie)
Lucas the Ratter
 1980 Secret Valley (TV Series)
William Wopper
 1980 The Chain Reaction
Eagle
 1979 Barnaby and Me (TV Movie)
Huggins
 1979 One More Minute
Linsey
 1978 The Death Train (TV Movie)
Ted Morrow
 1978 Blue Fin
Stan
 1978 The Tichborne Affair (TV Movie)
Tichbourne
 1977 Chopper Squad (TV Series)
Syd Tasker
- Pilot (1977) ... Syd Tasker
 1977 Say You Want Me (TV Movie)
 1976 The Outsiders (TV Series)
Doyle
- Ghost Town (1976) ... Doyle
 1976 The Trespassers
Frank
 1976 Mad Dog Morgan
Simon
 1976 Rush (TV Series)
Tim Thomas
- A Shilling a Day (1976) ... Tim Thomas
 1975 Dragon Flies
Morrie Grosse
 1975 Ben Hall (TV Series)
John Piesley
- Nobody's Man (1975) ... John Piesley
 1975 Polly My Love (TV Movie)
 1974 Essington (TV Movie)
 1974 Stone
Toad
 1967 Boy Meets Girl (TV Series)
Leslie
- A High-Pitched Buzz (1967) ... Leslie
 1967 Bellbird (TV Series)
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6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Winner of 1976 Logie award for Outstanding actor in series.

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Long hair, beard. See more »

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