Geoffrey Rush Overview

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Born: July 06, 1951

Born in Toowoomba in Australia's Queensland district, Rush had a very famous roommate while going to college -- Mel Gibson (Gibson was actually born in Peekskill, New York, but moved to Australia with his family when he was 12). But while Gibson was thrust into movie stardom with Mad Max, Rush pursued a very successful stage career in Australia beginning with the Queensland Theater Company in Brisbane. It was the movie Shine (1996) that brought Rush to a mass audience when he played musical... See All


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