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Geoffrey Rush

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Geoffrey Rush

Australian actor and film produceradd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1951.

Countries: Australia (30%), United Kingdom (24%), United States (17%)

Main connections: Bille Brown, Waiting for Godot, Quills

Linked to: University of Queensland, Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Everton Park State High School, Australian Film Institute Awards

 

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Geoffrey Rush was born in 1951 add something


1968

Raymond Longford - Since the introduction of the *award by the AFI in 1968, winners have included Peter Weir, David Stratton, Ian Jones and Geoffrey Rush


1969

Alan Edwards (actor) - Through sheer hard work and determination, Edwards founded and built up the first state theatre company in Queensland in 1969 and in the process helping to establish the career of future star Geoffrey Rush as well as Bille Brown, Carol Burns and many others


1970

Bille Brown - He began his career in the early 1970s at Queensland Theatre Company, working alongside Geoffrey Rush


1971

Rush began his career with QTC in 1971, appearing in 17 productions. add something


1975

In 1975, Rush went to Paris for two years and studied mime, movement and theatre at the L'École Internationale de Theâtre Jacques Lecoq, before returning to resume his stage career with QTC. In 1979, he shared an apartment with actor Mel Gibson for four months while they co-starred in a stage production of Waiting for Godot. add something


1979

In 1979, he shared an apartment with actor Mel Gibson for four months while they co-starred in a stage production of Waiting for Godot. add something


1981

Rush made his film debut in the Australian film Hoodwink in 1981. add something


1982

Mel Gibson - Gibson’s theatrical credits include the character Estragon (opposite Geoffrey_Rush) in Waiting for Godot, and the role of Biff Loman in a 1982 production of Death of a Salesman in Sydney.


1987

Rush's acting credits include Shakespeare's plays, The Winter's Tale (with the State Theatre Company of South Australia in 1987 at The Playhouse in Adelaide), and $Troilus_and_Cressida. add something


1988

Since 1988, Rush has been married to actress Jane Menelaus, with whom he has a daughter, Angelica, and a son, James. add something

 

Jane Menelaus - Since 1988, Jane Menelaus has been married to Geoffrey Rush

 

Monica Maughan - The production, co-starring Frank Thring, Ruth Cracknell and Geoffrey Rush, was so popular that it toured Australia between 1988 and 1992, and was televised by the ABC


1997

Salma Hayek - Hayek had a starring part opposite Matthew Perry in the 1997 romantic comedy "Fools Rush In"


1998

In 1998, he appeared in three major films: Les Miserables, Elizabeth, and Shakespeare in Love. add something

 

In September 1998, Rush played the title role in the Beaumarchais play The Marriage of Figaro for the QTC. This was the opening production of the Optus Playhouse, at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre at South Bank in Brisbane. add something

 

Elizabeth (film) - "'Elizabeth"' is a 1998 biographical film written by Michael Hirst, directed by Shekhar Kapur, and starring Cate Blanchett in the title role of Queen Elizabeth I of England, alongside Geoffrey Rush, Christopher_Eccleston, Joseph Fiennes, Sir John Gielgud, Fanny Ardant and Richard Attenborough

 

Bille Brown - He had huge success with his role as Count Almaviva in Beaumarchais' "The Marriage of Figaro", with Geoffrey Rush, which opened the new Optus Playhouse in Brisbane in September 1998


1999

In 1999, Rush took the lead role as Steven Price in the horror film House on Haunted Hill. add something

 

Bob Burden - Burden's "Mystery Men" was the subject of a 1999 film adaptation, directed by Kinka Usher and starring Ben Stiller and Geoffrey Rush


2000

In 2000, he received his third Academy Award nomination, for Quills, in which he played the Marquis de Sade. add something

 

Kate Winslet - In 2000, Winslet appeared in the period piece Quills with Geoffrey Rush and Joaquin Phoenix, a film inspired by the life and work of the Marquis de Sade.

 

Doug Wright - In 2000, Wright wrote the screenplay for the film version of "Quills" which starred Geoffrey Rush


2001

Rush's career continued at a fast pace, with nine films released from 2001 to 2003. add something

 

Pierce Brosnan - He starred along with Jamie Lee Curtis and Geoffrey Rush in "The Tailor of Panama" in 2001, and lent his voice to "The Simpsons" episode "Treehouse of Horror XII", as a machine with Pierce Brosnan's voice


2002

Leon Trotsky - In the 2002 film "Frida", Trotsky was portrayed by Geoffrey Rush


2004

Peter Sellers - In 2004, the book was turned into an HBO film with the same title, starring Geoffrey Rush

 

Emilia Fox - She was cast as Lynne Frederick in the 2004 film "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers" starring Geoffrey Rush in the lead role


2005

In 2005, he starred in Steven Spielberg's Munich as Ephraim, a Mossad agent. add something

 

Mathieu Kassovitz - Kassovitz is recognizable for playing a conflicted Belgian explosives expert in Steven Spielberg's controversial 2005 film "Munich", alongside Eric Bana and Geoffrey Rush


2006

In 2006, Rush hosted the Australian Film Institute Awards for the Nine Network. add something


2007

In 2007, he starred as King Berenger in a production of Eugène Ionesco's Exit the King at the Malthouse Theatre in Melbourne and Company B in Sydney, directed by Neil Armfield. add something

 

Exit the King - A production of "Exit the King" was mounted by Company B in 2007 directed by Neil Armfield, starring Geoffrey Rush as King Berenger

 

Max von Sydow - In 2007, von Sydow starred in the box-office hit Rush Hour 3.


2008

Rush at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival. add something


2010

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. add something

 

Anthony Andrews - Andrews appeared as Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin in the 2010 film "The King's Speech", for which he won a SAG *award along with Helena Bonham Carter, Jennifer Ehle, Colin Firth, Michael Gambon, Derek Jacobi, Guy Pearce, Geoffrey Rush and Timothy Spall

 

Ernie Dingo - In 2010 he returned to the silver screen with a role in the Aboriginal musical "Bran Nue Dae" along with Jessica Mauboy and Geoffrey Rush

 

Lionel Logue - The short title was used for the 2010 British film "The King's Speech", a historical drama written by David Seidler, in which Logue was played by Geoffrey Rush and his patient by Colin Firth


2011

In 2011, Rush made a cameo in a commercial, The Potato Peeler, for the Melbourne International Film Festival, playing a Polish peasant. add something

 

In 2011, Rush played the lead in a theatrical adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's short atory The Diary of a Madman at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. add something

 

In August 2011 he was appointed the foundation President of the newly formed Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts. add something

 

From November 2011, Rush played the role of Lady Bracknell in the Melbourne Theatre Company production of The Importance of Being Earnest. add something

 

Goldie Hawn - As of 2011, her last film appearance was in The Banger Sisters, opposite Susan Sarandon and Geoffrey Rush.

 

Green Lantern (film) - In March 2011 it was reported that Geoffrey Rush had joined the cast as the voice of the CGI-created character, Tomar-Re


2012

He is the foundation President of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts and was named the 2012 Australian of the Year add something


2013

In 2013 Geoffrey Rush is starring alongside Jim Sturgess in "The Best Offer" add something


2015

On August 4th, 2015, Rush will appear on the documentary TV series Who Do You Think You Are- on Series 7, Episode 1 on the SBS add something

 

On August 4, 2015, Rush appeared on the documentary TV series Who Do You Think You Are- on Series 7, Episode 1 on the SBS add something


2017

He resigned from the post in December 2017 after Sydney Theatre Company announced they had received an accusation of inappropriate behaviour against him add something

 

Rush vigorously denied the allegations and, on 8 December 2017, announced that he had filed a defamation suit with the Federal Court of Australia, charging that the "Telegraph" "made false, pejorative and demeaning claims, splattering them with unrelenting bombast on its front pages" add something


2018

In August 2018, after months of back-and-forth between the "Telegraph" and Rush himself, Norvill agreed to testify in court for the "Telegraph", leading their original truth defense to be reinstated add something

 

On 16 December 2018, "The New York Times" published an interview with Australian actress Yael Stone, who accused Rush of sexual misconduct during the production of a theater adaptation of "Diary of a Madman" in 2010 and 2011 add something


2019

A decision is expected at the beginning of 2019 add something