Chopper Read Rank
About Chopper Read
Chopper Read was an Australian gang member, criminal, and novelist. He was notoriously known for his many street fights, as well as being the head of the Surrey Road gang.
As an author, He was known for his numerous semi-autobiographical fictitious crime thrillers for adults and children. Some of his works were titled “Hooky the Cripple: The Grim Tale of a Hunchback Who Triumphs” and “Road to Nowhere”.
His life influenced the crime drama film titled “Chopper”.
- Margaret Cassar (divorced in 2013)
- Mary-Ann Hodge (divorced in 2001)
- Charlie Read
- Roy Brandon Read
He was of Irish heritage.
His mother was a devout member of the Seventh Day Adventist church.
Until he was five years old, he lived in an orphanage. At the age of 14, he was declared a ward of the state and spent some time in a number of mental hospitals.
He had both of his ears chopped-off by a fellow inmate.
In 1992, he was convicted for the murder of Sidney Michael Edward Collins.
He embarked on a nationwide tour called “I'm Innocent” alongside Mark "Jacko" Jackson in 2005.
He starred in the crime drama series titled “Underbelly”.
He died of liver cancer complications.
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F.A.Q. about Chopper Read
When is his birthday?
Chopper Read's birthday is on November 17, 1954.
In how many days is his birthday?
Chopper Read's birthday is in 23 days
How old was Chopper Read when he died?
He was 58 years old.
When did he die?
He died in October 9, 2013.
How old would he be today?
Chopper Read would be 66 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Chopper Read from?
He was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Chopper Read's Popularity
Chopper Read was a famous Australian author, who was born on November 17, 1954. As a person born on this date, Chopper Read is listed in our database as the 45th most popular celebrity for the day (November 17) and the 81st most popular for the year (1954).
People born on November 17 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Chopper Read is the 1243rd most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Chopper Read's birthday, Chopper Read is the 300th most famous Australian and ranks 10th in famous people born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
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