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Geoffrey Rush


Born on July 6, 1951, in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, but raised in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia after his parents (he an accountant, she a sales clerk) split up, actor Geoffrey Rush attended Everton Park State High School during his formative years. His early interest in the theatre led to his 1971 stage debut at age 20 in "Wrong Side of ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 47 wins & 56 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 Being Brendo (TV Series)
Dr. Lance Pickering
 2010-2012 Lowdown (TV Series)
Narrator / God
- Ben Behaving Badly (2012) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Naked Chef (2012) ... Narrator (voice)
- Bubble Trouble (2012) ... Narrator (voice)
- A Bollywood Ending (2012) ... Narrator (voice)
- Rex, Lies & Videotape (2012) ... Narrator (voice)
 2012 The Man Who Could Not Dream (Short) (voice)
 2011 The Eye of the Storm
Basil Hunter
 2011 Green Lantern
Tomar-Re (voice)
 2010 Brand New Day (Short)
Father Benedictus
 2008 $9.99
Angel (voice)
 2007 Bloopers of the Caribbean (Video short)
Captain Hector Barbossa (uncredited)
 2006 Candy
Casper
 2005 Munich
Ephraim
 2004 Kath & Kim (TV Series)
Geoff
- Sitting on a Pile (2004) ... Geoff
 2003 Blooper Reel (Video short)
Barbossa (uncredited)
 2003 Harvie Krumpet (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2003 Finding Nemo
Nigel (voice)
 1997 Frontier (TV Mini-Series)
Soldier Administrator David Collins
 1997 Oscar and Lucinda
Narrator (voice)
 1996 Call Me Sal (Short)
Wal
 1996 Twisted (TV Series)
Harry Chisholm
 1994 Midday Crisis (Short) (uncredited)
 1982 Starstruck
Floor Manager
 1981 Menotti (TV Series)
 1981 The Added Dimension (Video)
Man (as Geoff Rush)
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Other Works:

His credits at Sydney's Belvoir Street Theatre include: Mouldy 2 in "On Parliament Hill" (1987), Baptiste in "Les Enfants du Paradis" based on Children of Paradise (1945) (1988), Poprishin in Gogol's "The Diary of a Madman", (1989, also Melbourne Theatre Company & Russian tour), Horatio in "Hamlet" (1994), Subtle in Jonson's "... See more »

Publicity Listings:

9 Interviews | 8 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

Geoff Rush

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on accepting roles that might be considered risky] Occasionally you need to jump off a cliff and do things you know are not immediately within your grasp. See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded the 2009 Tony Award for Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in the play, "Exit the King" on Broadway in New York City. See more »

Trademark:

Booming, gravelly, yet nasal voice

Star Sign:

Cancer

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