How Old Is Quaden Bayles? Meet the Bullied Dwarf Actor Who Has Made His Way Into The World Of Mad Max

 

Bullied Boy Quaden Bayles With Dwarfism Scores Role In New Mad Max Movie ( Source : instagram )

Quaden Bayles is an 11-year-old indigenous Australian boy with dwarfism from Queensland. In 2020, his mother, Yarraka Bayles, posted a Facebook video of him saying he wanted to kill himself after being bullied for his condition.

The video went viral and earned the pre-teenage kid the support of celebrities, including Hugh Jackman and Cardi B. In the video, the kid was sobbing uncontrollably and asking for a knife to end his life after being bullied at school.

The 11-year-old, Quaden, born with a type of dwarfism known as achondroplasia, landed a role in George Miller's prequel to his post-apocalyptic 2015 blockbuster, Mad Max: Fury Road.

Quaden Bayles: Meet the Bullied Dwarf Actor Who Made His Way Into The World Of Mad Max

Quaden Bayles, the eleven years old bullied kid born with achondroplasia, a type of dwarfism characterized by a normal-sized torso, short stature, and short limbs, landed himself a role to play in the World of Mad Max.

The young indigenous Australian caught the attention of Hollywood after his mother posted a distressing video of Bayles crying uncontrollably in the back of his mother's automobile.

The video caught the attention of actors like Hugh Jackman, who uploaded a video message on Twitter telling Bayles: No matter what, you have got a friend in me. Jackman added, Quaden, you are stronger than you know, mate and requested everyone to be kind to each other.

How Old Is Quaden Bayles?

Quaden Bayles was born to his parents in 2011 in Queensland; as of now, he is 11 years old. When he was nine, he was bullied at school for his dwarfism.

Then 9-years-old bullying victim, Quaden, sobbing uncontrollably in the back of his mother's car, shared a heartbreaking video on Facebook live to raise awareness of the impact of bullying. She requested the parents and guardians of blustering kids to educate their children on the effects of their actions.

Quaden Bayles With Former Rugby League Footballer Johnathan Thurston
Quaden Bayles With Former Rugby League Footballer Johnathan Thurston ( Source : independent )

The heartbreaking video captured the world's attention, and Bayels received support from famous personalities like Mark Hamill, John Bernthal, and Australian's Hugh Jackman.

Oscar-winning Australian filmmaker George Miller witnessed the boy's predicament and offered Quaden to appear in his upcoming movie Three Thousand Years of Longing. The film, Three Thousand Years of Longing, set to release coming month, starred Hollywood heavyweights Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton and was shot in Sydney.

Mad Max Prequel And Quaden Bayles's Role In Mad Max: Furiosa

George Miller was so impressed with Quaden's performance in Three Thousand Years of Longing that he invited the kid to appear as an extra in his next movie Furiosa. Furiosa is the fifth installment in the Mad Max franchise and a prelude to 2015's blockbuster Mad Max: Fury Road.

The movie Furiosa is set to release in 2024 and stars Anya Taylor-Joy and Australian actor Chris Hemsworth. The motion picture will focus on the origin of Charlize Theron's Imperator Furiosa character, who was introduced in Mad Max: Fury Road.

The movie's filming started in New South Wales in June 2022. George mentioned that Quaden would be in the film as an extra. So we will see him sharing the screen with the big-time actors and actresses, performing in the background.

Quaden as a background actor will help make Mad Max: Furiosa's scenes look and feel more authentic. The movie Mad Max: Furiosa is expected to release on May 24, 2024. 

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