Veteran and award-winning Australian actor, Geoffrey Rush is a force to reckon with, all thanks to his phenomenal record worth of emulation. The producer is among the very few to win ‘Triple Crown of Acting.’ He is famously known for his performance in ‘Shine.’ Rush is the founding President of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts and was named 2012 Australian of the Year. His stellar performance in theatre and art has earned him some notable recognition. Here are some interesting detailed facts about him.
1. Early Life
Geoffrey Roy Rush, born on July 6, 1951, hails from Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. His oldsters were merl Bischof (retail sales assistant) and Roy Baden Rush (a businessperson for the Air Force). His mother was of German descent, and his father had English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. He was raised in Brisbane, Queensland after his parents split up when he was five. Before he began his acting career, Rush attended Brisbane State high school and graduated from the University of Australian state with a degree in Arts. While at university, he was talent-spotted by Australian state Theatre Company (QTC) in Brisbane.
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