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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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