GEOFFREY RUSH
July, 6 1951
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
Actor

ACADEMY AWARDS

199769th Academy AwardsBest Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role“Shine”WINNER
199971st Academy AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role“Shakespeare In Love”Nominated
200173rd Academy AwardsBest Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role“Quills”Nominated
201183rd Academy AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role“The King’s Speech”Nominated

FILMOGRAPHY

1981HoodwinkDetective 1
1982StarstruckFloor Manager
1987Twelfth NightSir Andrew Aguecheek
1995Dad and Dave: On Our SelectionDave Rudd
1996ShineDavid Helfgott (adult)
1996Children of the RevolutionZachary Welch
1997Oscar and LucindaNarrator (voice)
1998A Little Bit of SoulGodfrey Usher
1998ElizabethSir Francis Walsingham
1998Les MisérablesInspector Javert
1998Shakespeare in LovePhilip Henslowe
1999Mystery MenCasanova Frankenstein
1999House on Haunted HillStephen H. Price
2000QuillsMarquis de Sade
2000The Magic PuddingBunyip Bluegum (voice)
2001The Tailor of PanamaHarold “Harry” Pendel
2001LantanaJohn Knox
2002FridaLeon Trotsky
2002The Banger SistersHarry Plummer
2003Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black PearlCaptain Hector Barbossa
2003Swimming UpstreamHarold Fingleton
2003Ned KellySuperintendent Francis Hare
2003Finding NemoNigel (voice)
2003Intolerable CrueltyDonovan Donaly
2003Harvie KrumpetNarrator (voice)
2005MunichEphraim
2006Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s ChestCaptain Hector Barbossa
2006CandyCasper
2007Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s EndCaptain Hector Barbossa
2007Elizabeth: The Golden AgeSir Francis Walsingham
2008$9.99Angel (voice)
2009Bran Nue DaeFather Benedictus
2010Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’HooleEzylryb / Lyze of Kiel (voice)
2010The King’s SpeechLionel Logue
2010The Warrior’s WayRon
2011Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger TidesCaptain Hector Barbossa
2011Green LanternTomar-Re (voice)
2011The Eye of the StormBasil Hunter
2013The Best OfferVirgil Oldman
2013The Book ThiefHans Hubermann
2014UnityNarrator
2015The DaughterHenry Neilson
2015MinionsThe Narrator (voice)
2015Holding the ManBarry
2016Gods of EgyptRa
2017Final PortraitAlberto Giacometti
2017Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No TalesCaptain Hector Barbossa
2019Storm BoyMike “Storm Boy” Kingley

TELEVISION

1979-1981Consumer CapersJim Boy
1981MenottiFr. Peter Fuller13 Episodes
1987FrontierDavid CollinsTelevision mini-series
1996MercuryBill Wyatt13 Episodes
2004The Life and Death of Peter SellersPeter SellersTelevision movie
2004Kath & KimGeoffEpisode: “Sitting on a Pile”
2010LowdownNarrator/God (voice)16 Episodes
2015Who Do You Think You Are?HimselfEpisode: “Geoffrey Rush”
2017GeniusAlbert EinsteinTelevision mini-series

SUPERHERO ROLE

Tomar-Re

Species: Xudarian
From: Xudar

Superpowers:

  • Power Ring

RANKING

  1. “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl”
  2. “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End”
  3. “The Book Thief”
  4. “Shakespeare in Love”
  5. “The King’s Speech”
  6. “House on Haunted Hill”
  7. “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”
  8. “Finding Nemo”
  9. “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides”
  10. “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”
  11. “Mystery Men”
  12. “Green Lantern”
  13. “The Warrior’s Way”

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