" Synchromysticism:
The art of realizing meaningful coincidence in the seemingly mundane with mystical or esoteric significance."

- Jake Kotze

January 13, 2013

Bille Brown Dies on the Two Year Anniversary of the Floods That Hit the Theatre Named After Him

"Acclaimed Queensland actor, playwright and film star Bille Brown has died at the age of 61.
The veteran thespian had cancer and became ill in recent weeks and passed away this afternoon."
 Acclaimed Queensland Actor Bille Brown Dies
The Bille Brown Studio
Bille died on the two year anniversary of the Brisbane floods that hit the studio named in his honour.
Mixed Emotions as Brisbane Locals Remember Floods
The Bille Brown Studio
State Arts Companies Recover From Floods
 He starred in one of my favourite films too - Oscar and Lucinda.
Bille Brown as Hamlet's Father. Photographed by Heidrun Lohr
Bravo Bille


Trish and Rob MacGregor said...

One of those strange, tragic synchros, don't you think? The two-year-anniversary. Never saw any of his movies, but will now Netflix Oscar and Lucinda.

Brizdaz (Darren) said...

He played Hinkel in
"The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Tales of Innocence"

Brizdaz (Darren) said...

And in another bit of a sync,he was in
"Unfinished Sky"

with William McInnes,who was also in
"Look Both Ways"

A movie that I wrote about in the post below this one.
William was married to Sarah Watt,who wrote and directed
"Look Both Ways".
Sarah also passed away recently with cancer.