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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 45 wins & 54 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)
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Other Works:

His credits with the State Theatre Company of South Australia include: Middleton's "The Revenger's Tragedy", "No End of Blame" (1981), Oberon/Theseus in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream", a soldier in "Mother Courage and Her Children" by Bertolt Brecht, Toozenbach in "Silver Lining", Field Marshall Dorfling in "The Prince of Homburg" "Royal Show" (1982), The Moon in "Blood Wedding", by ... See more »

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

Alternate Names:

Geoff Rush

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

"My career has been in theatre for 23 years, with spits and coughs in bits and pieces of films. Scott [Hicks] very nicely said my entire career had been my audition [for the role in Shine (1996)]". See more »

Trivia:

Is one of 8 actors to have won the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Critics' Choice Award, Golden Globe Award and SAG Award for the same performance. The others in chronological order are Jamie Foxx for Ray (2004), Philip Seymour Hoffman for Capote (2005), Forest Whitaker for The Last King of Scotland (2006), Javier Bardem for No Country for Old Men (2007), Daniel Day-Lewis for There Will Be Blood (... See more »

Trademark:

Booming, gravelly, yet nasal voice

Star Sign:

Cancer

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