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Geoffrey Rush


Geoffrey Roy 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 43 wins & 75 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Final Portrait
Alberto Giacometti
 2016 Gods of Egypt
Ra
 2015 Holding the Man
Barry
 2015 Minions
Narrator (voice)
 2015 The Daughter
Henry
 2011 The Eye of the Storm
Basil Hunter
 2011 Green Lantern
Tomar-Re (voice)
 2008 $9.99
Angel (voice)
 2006 Candy
Casper
 2005 Munich
Ephraim
 2003 Finding Nemo
Nigel (voice)
 2001 Lantana
John
 1997 Oscar and Lucinda
Narrator (voice)
 1982 Starstruck
Floor Manager
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Other Works:

His credits at New York's Jane Street Theatre include: Dave in "On Our Selection" and Vladimir in "Waiting for Godot" by Samuel Beckett (1979). 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:

[about Quills (2000)] When you get to tongue kiss Kate Winslet and get paid for it, you say: I'll sign! See more »

Trivia:

Rush was awarded the Australian of the Year for 2012 by Australian PM Julia Gillard. See more »

Trademark:

Booming, gravelly, yet nasal voice

Star Sign:

Cancer

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