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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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Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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