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One half of the Leyland Brothers dies

Mike Leyland, one half of the Leyland Brothers, pioneering Australian documentary filmmakers has died from Parkinson's disease-related complications, at the age of 68. Together the Leyland Brothers became famous as explorers and documentary filmmakers, and are best known for Australian TV series Ask the Leyland Brothers.
September 14, 2009

Mike Leyland, one half of the Leyland Brothers, pioneering Australian documentary filmmakers has died from Parkinson’s disease-related complications, at the age of 68. Together the Leyland Brothers became famous as explorers and documentary filmmakers, and are best known for Australian TV series Ask the Leyland Brothers.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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