July 6, 1951
71 years old
5 ft 11½ in | 182 cm
70 kg | 154.5 lbs
Geoffrey Roy Rush AC was born in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, on July 6, 1951, is an Australian actor.
Young Geoffrey Rush first started performing in Queensland Theatre Company production of "Wrong Side of the Moon" (1971).
He made his big screen debut in thriller film Hoodwink (1981) in role as Detective 1.
He got his television debut in ABC series Menotti (1981) in role as Fr. Peter Fuller.
Geoffrey's breakthrough performance came as David Helfgott in biographical psychological drama film Shine (1996).
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Geoffrey Rush is 71 years old.
Geoffrey Rush net worth is around 40 million dollars.
He played Captain Barbossa in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise:
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) Cameo (uncredited)
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (20178)
He portrayed Sir Francis Walsingham in biographical period drama films:
Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
He won the Academy Award, a BAFTA Film Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as David Helfgott in biographical psychological drama film Shine (1996).
He was nominated for the Academy Awards, a BAFTA Film Awards and a Golden Globe Awards for Best Supporting Actor for his roles in movies:
Shakespeare in Love (1998) romantic period comedy drama as Philip Henslowe
The King's Speech (2010) historical drama as Lionel Logue
He was nominated for the Academy Award, a BAFTA Film Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Marquis de Sade in drama film Quills (2000).
He won the Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Peter Sellers in HBO television film The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004).
He was nominated for the AACTA Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performances in films:
A Little Bit of Soul (1998) comedy as Godfrey Usher
Candy (2006) romantic drama as Casper
He was nominated for the AACTA Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performances in movies:
Swimming Upstream (2003) biographical drama as Harold Fingleton
The Eye of the Storm (2011) drama as Basil Hunter
He was nominated for the Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in a Feature Production for his voice role as in animated fantasy adventure movie Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010).
Les Misérables (1998) romantic comedy drama with Liam Neeson and Uma Thurman
House on Haunted Hill (1999) supernatural horror opposite Famke Janssen and Taye Diggs
The Tailor of Panama (2001) spy thriller with Pierce Brosnan and Jamie Lee Curtis
Ned Kelly (2003) Western drama opposite Heath Ledger and Orlando Bloom
Munich (2005) historical drama with Eric Bana and Daniel Craig
He voiced Tomar-Re in superhero movie Green Lantern (2011).
The Warrior's Way (2010) fantasy action opposite Jang Dong-gun and Kate Bosworth
The Book Thief (2013) war drama with Emily Watson and Sophie Nélisse
The Best Offer (2013) psychological thriller opposite Sylvia Hoeks and Donald Sutherland
He voiced The Narrator in animated comedy film Minions (2015).
Gods of Egypt (2016) fantasy action with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Chadwick Boseman
Storm Boy (2019) drama family opposite Trevor Jamieson and Jai Courtney
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Albert Einstein in National Geographic anthology period drama television series Genius (2017).
Mercury (1996) Australian series in role as Bill Wyatt
He voiced Narrator/God in Australian television comedy series Lowdown (2010).
Attended Everton Park State High School.
Graduated from University of Queensland, with a bachelor's degree in Arts.
Studied at L’École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq.
Has one sister.
Has English, Irish, Scottish and German ancestry.
He is also an accomplished pianist.
He won a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his role as King Berenger in a play "Exit the King" (2009), at Ethel Barrymore Theatre.
He was nominated for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play for his role as Aksentii Poprischin in a play "Diary of a Madman" (2011), at Harvey Theatre, Brooklyn.
He played Lear in a play "King Lear" (2015-2016), at Roslyn Packer Theatre, Australia.
He was awarded the Australian Centenary Medal in 2001.
Lives in Camberwell, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
He married Australian actress Jane Menelaus in 1988, they have a daughter, Angelica and a son, James.