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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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