Geoffrey Rush Biography
Geoffrey Rush born as Geoffrey Roy Rush is an Australian actor. He 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 (of four nominations), three British Academy Film Awards (of five nominations), two Golden Globe Awards (of six nominations), and four Screen Actors Guild Awards (of nine nominations).
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 as piano prodigy David Helfgott in Shine (1996).
Geoffrey Rush Age
He was born on 6 July 1951 in Toowoomba, Queensland. He is 68 years old. He is the son of Merle (Bischof), a department store sales assistant, and Roy Baden Rush, an accountant for the Royal Australian Air Force. His father was of English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry, and his mother was of German descent.
Geoffrey Rush Height
He measures a height of 1.83 meters tall. He weighs 73 kilograms. He has beautiful blue eyes and grey hair.
Geoffrey Rush Wife
He has been married to actress Jane Menelaus. The couple are blessed with two children a a daughter named Angelica born 1992, and a son, James born 1995. He lives in Melbourne, in the suburb of Camberwell.
Geoffrey Rush Movies
- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
- Have You Been Paying Attention?
- Storm Boy
- Land Down Under
- The Best Offer
- The Book Thief
- The Daughter
- Holding the Man
- Who Do You Think You Are?
- Gods of Egypt
- Final Portrait
- The Eye of the Storm
- Green Lantern
- Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
- The Warrior’s Way
- The King’s Speech
- Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole
- Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End Captain Hector Barbossa
- Elizabeth: The Golden Age
- Bran Nue Dae
Geoffrey Rush Tv Shows
- Kath & Kim
- Twisted Tales
Geoffrey Rush Young
He was born in Toowoomba, Queensland, the son of Merle (Bischof), a department store sales assistant, and Roy Baden Rush, an accountant for the Royal Australian Air Force.
His father was of English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry, and his mother was of German descent. His parents divorced when he was five, and his mother subsequently took him to live with her parents in suburban Brisbane. Before he began his acting career, Rush attended Everton Park State High School, and graduated from the University of Queensland with a bachelor’s degree in Arts. While at university, he was talent-spotted by Queensland Theatre Company (QTC) in Brisbane. Rush began his career with QTC in 1971, appearing in 17 productions.
Geoffrey Rush Pirates|Geoffrey Rush In Pirates Of The Caribbean
Directors of the series include Gore Verbinski (films 1–3), Rob Marshall (4) and Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg (5). The series is primarily written by Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio (1–4); other writers include Stuart Beattie (1), Jay Wolpert (1) and Jeff Nathanson (5). The stories follow the adventures of Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp), Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) and Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley).
Characters such as Hector Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush) and Joshamee Gibbs (Kevin McNally) follow Jack, Will and Elizabeth in the course of the films. The fourth film features Blackbeard (Ian McShane) and Angelica (Penélope Cruz), while the fifth film features Armando Salazar (Javier Bardem), Henry Turner (Brenton Thwaites) and Carina Smyth (Kaya Scodelario). The films take place in a fictionalized historical setting; a world ruled by the British Empire, the East India Trading Company (based on the real East India Company) and the Spanish Empire, with pirates representing freedom from the ruling powers.
Rush’s career continued at a fast pace, with nine films released from 2001 to 2003. He starred in the film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, as Captain Hector Barbossa, reprising the role in its sequels, Dead Man’s Chest, At World’s End, On Stranger Tides and Dead Men Tell No Tales. Rush reprised his character’s voice for the enhancements at the Pirates of the Caribbean attractions at the Disneyland and Magic Kingdom theme parks, which involved an audio-animatronic with Rush’s likeness being installed (including one at Tokyo Disneyland). He also voiced Nigel the pelican in Finding Nemo.
Geoffrey Rush Net Worth
Geoffrey Rush born as Geoffrey Roy Rush is an Australian actor. He 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 an estimated net wort h $ 40 million.
Geoffrey Rush Kath And Kim
Kath & Kim is an Australian television situation comedy. The programme was created by its stars Jane Turner and Gina Riley, who play the title characters of suburban mother Kath Day-Knight, a cheery middle-aged woman and her self-indulgent daughter Kim Craig. The other main characters are Kath’s boyfriend and, later, husband, the metrosexual Kel Knight, Kim’s husband Brett Craig, and her lonely, overweight “second-best friend” Sharon Strzelecki. The series is set in Fountain Lakes, a fictional suburb of Melbourne, Victoria. It is primarily filmed in Patterson Lakes.
Geoffrey Rush Awards|Geoffrey Rush Oscar
In 2006, Rush hosted the Australian Film Institute Awards for the Nine Network. He was the master of ceremonies again at the 2007 AFI Awards.
In the beginning of 2009, Rush appeared in a series of special edition postage stamps featuring some of Australia’s internationally recognised actors. He, Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe, and Nicole Kidman each appear twice in the series. Rush’s image is taken from Shine.
In 2010, Rush played speech therapist Lionel Logue in The King’s Speech, a part that earned him a BAFTA and nominations for the Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards for Best Supporting Actor.
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