Geoffrey Rush

Geoffrey Rush

Birthplace: 
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
Birthday: 
July 06

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Geoffrey Rush is an Australian actor and film producer. Rush is the youngest amongst the few people who have won the "Triple Crown of Acting": the Academy Award, the Primetime Emmy Award, and the Tony Award. He has won one Academy Award for acting (from four nominations), three British Academy Film Awards (from 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).

Rush narrated and played God in the television series Lowdown in the 2010-2012 seasons, and is currently playing Albert Einstein in the series Genius, for which he has been nominated for an Emmy as Outstanding Leading Actor in a Limited Series or Movie.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

2 Nominations 1 Emmy

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie - 2017

  • Nominee
  • Geoffrey Rush, as Albert Einstein
  • Genius
  • National Geographic
  • Imagine Television and Fox 21 Television Studios

Photos

  • Mo Collins, Geoffrey Rush, Felicity Huffman, and Mindy Sterling are seen at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • James Rush, Jane Menelaus, and Geoffrey Rush arrive at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
    2 of 2 Photos