Quentin Kenihan

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Quentin Evan Kenihan (27 February 1975 – 6 October 2018) was an Australian disability activist, politician, comedian and actor. He was born with osteogenesis imperfecta, a bone disease in Box Hill, Victoria.[1] He later was the host of a Ten Network television show Quentin Crashes.[2] In 2016, Kenihan was interviewed by Ray Martin in a notable interview that helped Kenihan's recognition.[3] He was best known for his role in Mad Max: Fury Road in the role of Corpus Colossus.

Kenihan was nominated as a councillor candidate for Adelaide at the elections on 9 November 2018.[4]

Kenihan died on 6 October 2018 in Adelaide, South Australia from an asthma attack, aged 43.[5][6]

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  1. Miller, Benjamin (7 October 2018). "Disability advocate Quentin Kenihan dies". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  2. Clark, Georgia (7 October 2018). "Disability Advocate Quentin Kenihan Has Died, Aged 43". Ten Daily. Network Ten. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  3. Martin, Ray (2016). "Quentin Kenihan Uncensored". A Current Affair. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  4. "KENIHAN, Quentin". Local Government Association of South Australia. 7 October 2018. Retrieved 8 October 2018 – via www.lga.sa.gov.au.
  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.

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