Geoffrey Roy Rush is an Australian film producer and an actor, known for his versatile acting talent. Born on 6th July, 1951 Queensland Australia, Geoffrey Rush is one of the few individuals to have won “The Triple Crown of Acting”, which is the combination of an Academy Award, an Emmy Award and Tony Award.
Geoffrey Roy started his acting career from theatre titled The Wrong Side of the Moon and many other stage plays including Hamlet on Ice, The Winter’s Tale, The Importance of Being Earnest and Juno and the Paycock before he left for Paris for studies. In 1981, he appeared in his debut movie titled The Hoodwink, followed by Starstruck and a number of TV plays until he earned a major role in the movie titled Shine in 1996, which proved to be a phenomenal success and a much needed boost for his acting career. He was the first Australian bon actor to win an Academy Award for his exceptional performance in Shine, which brought him into the limelight and a result he earned powerful roles in a number of movies including Shakespeare in Love, House on Haunted Hill, Les Misérables and Elizabeth.
Geoffrey Rush had a career breakthrough with his roles in movies titled Twelfth Night (1987) and Shine (1996), which earned him Academy Awards in the category for best Actor. In 1998, he won 3 Academy Award nominations as well as Golden Globe, Tony, BAFTA and Screen Actors Guild Award in the following years.
- Twelfth Night
- Shakespeare in Love
- House on Haunted Hill
- The Banger Sisters
- Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
- The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
- Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
- Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole
- The King’s Speech