Quentin Kenihan

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Quentin Kenihan
Born Quentin Kenihan
(1975-02-27)27 February 1975
Box Hill, Victoria, Australia
Died 6 October 2018(2018-10-06) (aged 43)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Nationality Australian
Occupation Disability advocate, actor
Notable work Mad Max: Fury Road

Quentin Kenihan (27 February 1975 – 6 October 2018) was an Australian disability advocate and actor. He was born with osteogenesis imperfecta, a rare bone disease.[1]

Kenihan was born in Box Hill, Victoria in 1975 and first came to the attention of the public aged seven when he was the feature of a documentary by Australian journalist Mike Willesee.[2] He later was the host of a Ten Network television show Quentin Crashes.[3] In 2016, Kenihan participated in a lengthy television interview with Ray Martin.[4]

He appeared in the 2015 film Mad Max: Fury Road in the role of Corpus Colossus.[2] Kenihan died in Adelaide on 6 October 2018.[5][6] His suspected cause of death was an asthma attack.[7] He had nominated to stand as a councillor for the City of Adelaide at the elections on 9 November 2018.[8]



Year Title Role
2015 Mad Max: Fury Road Corpus Colossus
2007 Dr. Plonk Man on Trolley
2005 You and Your Stupid Mate Hot Pants 69
2004 Thunderstruck Van Man

Published works[edit]

  • Kenihan, Quentin (2016). Quentin : not all superheroes wear capes. Sydney: Hachette Australia. ISBN 9780733635359.
  • Kenihan, Kerry (1985). Quentin. Ringwood: Penguin. ISBN 0140070087.


  1. ^ Miller, Benjamin (7 October 2018). "Disability advocate Quentin Kenihan dies". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  2. ^ a b Keane, Daniel (7 October 2018). "Quentin Kenihan, disability advocate and actor, dies in Adelaide aged 43". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  3. ^ Clark, Georgia (7 October 2018). "Disability Advocate Quentin Kenihan Has Died, Aged 43". Ten Daily. Network Ten. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  4. ^ Martin, Ray (2016). "Quentin Kenihan Uncensored". A Current Affair. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  5. ^ Press, Australian Associated (2018-10-07). "Quentin Kenihan: Australian author, actor and disability advocate dies". the Guardian. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  6. ^ "Disability advocate Quentin Kenihan dies in Adelaide, aged 43". ABC News. 2018-10-07. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  7. ^ "Quentin Kenihan: Adelaide actor and disability advocate dies". www.9news.com.au. Retrieved 8 October 2018.
  8. ^ "KENIHAN, Quentin". Local Government Association of South Australia. 7 October 2018. Retrieved 8 October 2018 – via www.lga.sa.gov.au.

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