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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 46 wins & 59 nominations. See more awards »

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 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)
 2006 Candy
Casper
 2005 Munich
Ephraim
 2003 Harvie Krumpet (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2003 Finding Nemo
Nigel (voice)
 1997 Oscar and Lucinda
Narrator (voice)
 1996 Call Me Sal (Short)
Wal
 1994 Midday Crisis (Short) (uncredited)
 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:

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:

He won an Oscar for playing David Helfgott in Shine (1996), making him one of 12 actors to win the Award for playing a real person who was still alive at the evening of the Award ceremony (as of 2007). See more »

Trademark:

Booming, gravelly, yet nasal voice

Star Sign:

Cancer

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