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Geoffrey Rush


Geoffrey Rush was born on July 6, 1951, in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, to Merle (Bischof), a department store sales assistant, and Roy Baden Rush, an accountant for the Royal Australian Air Force. His mother was of German descent and his father had English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. He was raised in Brisbane, Queensland, after his ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 46 wins & 60 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2015 The Daughter (post-production)
Henry
 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 The Added Dimension (Video)
Man (as Geoff Rush)
 1980 Menotti (TV Series)
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Other Works:

His Melbourne Theatre Company credits include: the title role in "Tristram Shandy-Gent" based on the novel by Laurence Sterne (1988), Jack Worthing in Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" (1988, also national tour), Cocledemoy in Marston's "The Dutch Courtesan" (1993), and Henri in "Life x 3" by Yasmina Reza (2002). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Geoff Rush

Height:

6' (1.83 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:

Actively involved with Melbourne Community Groups in preserving historical landscapes from adverse development; particularly in regard to Camberwell Railway Station where he organized a protest march, attended by Barry Humphries amongst other luminaries (2004). See more »

Trademark:

Booming, gravelly, yet nasal voice

Star Sign:

Cancer

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