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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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  Final Portrait (post-production)
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)
 1997 Oscar and Lucinda
Narrator (voice)
 1982 Starstruck
Floor Manager
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Other Works:

Audio commentary for The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004), with director `Stephen Hopkins'. 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:

[Regarding he and Joseph Fiennes appearing in both Shakespeare in Love (1998) and Elizabeth (1998)] "He got to make love to Gwyneth Paltrow and Cate Blanchett. All I got was an Oscar nomination". See more »

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Children: Angelica (1992) and James (1995) See more »

Trademark:

Booming, gravelly, yet nasal voice

Star Sign:

Cancer

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