Geoffrey Rush - Details


Geoffrey RushGeoffrey Rush adapted Beaumarchais' play "The Marriage of Figaro", with Niel Armfield, for the inaugural production in the new Optus Playhouse in the Queensland Performing Arts Complex, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, in September, 1998. He also played the title role of Figaro in the same production.

Children: Angelica (1992) and James (1995)

Once lived with Mel Gibson while they were in college.

He began his acting career with the Queensland Theatre Company in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Has an Arts Degree from the University of Queensland.

Awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters by the University of Queensland, in Australia.


  • 6th July 1951 - Birth