This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Out of all the characters who Max comes into contact with, I believe it is The Feral Kid who brings out his hidden humanity that he has shut away from the world. Emil (pronounced Em-eel) Minty was born in late 1972 in the Australian state of New South Wales, possibly in Lidcombe, a south-western suburb of Sydney. (function() { Keays-Byrne became internationally known for his role as Toecutter in the first Mad Max film, although in Australia he has continued to be a well-known TV and film actor ever since. photos, zergnet.type = 'text/javascript'; zergnet.async = true; The Road Warrior just captures your interest from the start and doesn’t let go as you join Max on this journey through the wasteland. Emil Minty, though he doesn’t utter a word and communicates in grunts and cries, is suitably helpful as The Feral Kid who is more than adept with survival and comes to look up to Max. He certainly went to school at Lidcombe and was only 8 years old when he won the part in a 1981 movie which starred an up-and-coming actor named Mel Gibson. Along with his wife of 17 years, they all “live life like most ordinary families.” Emil Minty and his son Jacob (Facebook) And while he was a mere spectator at the premiere on Wednesday night, Minty —like just about everyone else — was wild about the new Mad Max film. and more from Emil Minty as The Feral Kid in ‘The Road Warrior’ and Minty now (Everett Collection/Facebook) The original Mad Max movie catapulted Mel Gibson from the Australian desert to international fame, but in the film’s first sequel, 1981′s The Road Warrior , the actor was upstaged by a grunting little kid with a mullet and deadly aim with a razor-sharp boomerang. As an actor, he had no lines in the film. lists "https:" : "http:") + '//'; The movie was filmed in the outback NSW mining town of Broken Hill and the `scenery' in the film is precisely the type of countryside for hundreds of miles surrounding Broken Hill.After Mad Max 2 Emil had minor parts in two movies as Toby in Fluteman in 1982 and as Andy Marlow in The Winds Of Jarrah in 1983. He would end up bonding with Max during the course of the film as they were chased by marauders over “the precious juice” of fossil fuels. The costume design is simply outstanding, with the leathers of Max’s costume and the punk rock attire, consisting of red Mohawks, shiny chains and chaps setting the standard for cinematic and apocalyptic chic that would be copied in a multitude of futuristic movies. The role of Pappagallo in Max Max 2 remains his best known role. Emil Minty, Actor: Mad Max 2. Already one of the world’s biggest music stars before her starring role in Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome, Turner’s success continued to grow with multi-million selling records, sold-out world tours and duets with the likes of Bryan Adams, David Bowie, Eric Clapton and Mick Jagger. According to our records, Emil Minty is possibly single.