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Geoffrey Rush

Geoffrey Rush


Date of Birth:
Jul 6, 1951

Place of Birth:
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia


Jane Menelaus (m. 1988)


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Home town:
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Years active:

Everton Park State High School

Academy Award, British Academy Film Award, Golden Globe Award, Primetime Emmy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Tony Award

Geoffrey Rush - Summary Details

Geoffrey Roy Rush (born 6 July 1951) is an Australian actor. Rush is amongst 24 people who have won the Triple Crown of Acting: an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award and a Tony Award. He has won one Academy Award for acting (of four nominations), three British Academy Film Awards (of five nominations), two Golden Globe Awards, and four Screen Actors Guild Awards. Rush is the founding President of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts and was named the 2012 Australian of the Year. He is also the first actor to win the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Critics' Choice Movie Award, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award for a single performance in film for his performance in Shine (1996).

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Sophie Nélisse and Geoffrey Rush The Book Thief

For Liesel, the power of words and of imagination becomes a means of escape – and even joy – from the tumultuous events enveloping her and everyone she knows and...

Geoffrey Rush Pirates of the Caribbean At World's End Interview

Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush is back on our screens as that dead again pirate Barbossa in the latest Pirates of the Caribbean adventure. Rush will also be seen later...

Colin Firth The Kings Speech

The Kings Speech tells the story of the relationship between Britain's reluctant King George VI, plagued by a nervous stammer, and the unorthodox Australian speech...

Geoffrey Rush Quills

Geoffrey Rush has better things t think about than the dreaded Oscar buzz. In a year considered by most lacklustre at best, in terms of Hollywood product, a biting and...

Emily Watson The Book Thief DVD Interview

Set during World War II, Germany, The Book Thief follows the story of Liesel who is adopted by a German couple, after her mother can no longer care for her. Despite...

Sandra Bullock Minions

Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.

The Life & Death of Peter Sellers

Abbie Cornish Elizabeth The Golden Age Interview

Australia's Abbie Cornish is having quite the year. The beautiful 25-year old has made inroads into Hollywood as both an actress and recent fodder for the tabloids....

Giuseppe Tornatore The Best Offer Interview

A dramatic mystery set in the high-stakes world of European art auctions, The Best Offer stars Geoffrey Rush as Virgil Oldman, a solitary, cultured man whose...

Cate Blanchett Elizabeth The Golden Age Interview

Elegantly poised and in town to promote her starring role in the new Elizabeth epic, The Golden Age, Cate Blanchett is fresh off from her surprising win as Best...

The King's Speech DVD

Winner of the Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor in a Leading Role and Best Original Screenplay, The King's Speech, is now yours to own on DVD!

Tatia Rosenthal, $9.99 Interview

Making an impressive feature directorial debut, Israeli filmmaker Tatia Rosenthal has made a stop motion animated feature that is unique and profound, made up of...

Pirates Of The Caribbean 3: At World's End

Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End. Trapped on a sea of sand in Davy Jones' Locker, Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) is the last of the nine Pirate Lords of...

Alexandra Schepisi The Eye of the Storm Interview

Based on the classic novel by Novel Prize winner Patrick White, The Eye of the Storm is a savage exploration of family relationships - and the sharp undercurrents of...

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