Mark Brandon “Chopper” Read  Australian criminal, author and celebrity. After being repeatedly stabbed, and surviving the attack, he had his ears cut off in prison to get sent to H-Ward and avoid more retribution from a rival gang. The nickname “Chopper” was given to him because of this (although there are other claims to this moniker).  His M.O. once out of prison was to rob drug-dealers, thereby avoiding any police as the dealers would not report the thefts to the authorities.

Mark Brandon “Chopper” Read Australian criminal, author and celebrity.

Erick Banna as mark chopper Read

When Andrew Dominik's astounding debut feature about the life and mind of charismatic career criminal Mark 'Chopper' Read came out in 2000 it was accused by some of glorifying Read's exploits.

Mark Brandon "chopper" Read  Only spent 13 months out of jail between 20-38 years old

Mark Brandon "chopper" Read Only spent 13 months out of jail between years old

Mark 'Chopper' Read

Mark Brandon “Chopper” Read ( Boss, The Overcoat Gang, Armed Robbery, Kidnapper, Arsonist )

Mark Chopper Read

Mark Chopper Read

Mark "Chopper" Read Portrait Tattoo by Guest Tattoo Artist    We are going to be having an awesome guest artist in every Monday and Thursday from now on. Check our Facebook for some of her work and Email us at info@heartforart.co.uk if you'd like an appointment.

Mark "Chopper" Read Portrait Tattoo by Guest Tattoo Artist We are going to be having an awesome guest artist in every Monday and Thursday from now on. Check our Facebook for some of her work and Email us at info@heartforart.co.uk if you'd like an appointment.

Road To Nowhere: 23 Years And 9 Months In The Australian Prison System - by Mark "Chopper" Read

Road To Nowhere: 23 Years And 9 Months In The Australian Prison System - by Mark "Chopper" Read

The notorious cult underwold figure, Mark Brandon 'Chopper' Read is now immortalised in the Aussie Ikonz line of resin bobble heads.    Chopper  as he's affectionately known, rose to fame as a Melbourne gang identity and celebrity inmate at Pentridge Prison. It was here Chopper had a fellow inmate cut off both his ears and a brazen attempt on his life was made during an ambush by his allies. With friends like that, who need enemies?

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