Geoffrey Rush – My kids started school, so…

My kids started school, so having a strong base in Melbourne has been a key…


“My kids started school, so having a strong base in Melbourne has been a key priority. I’m not daunted by the travel. People say, ‘It’s so far to Australia,’ and I say, ‘You get on the plane, you eat well, you sleep, you wake up – and you’re there.'”
-Geoffrey Rush

Geoffrey Rush – Within our culture, every school…

Within our culture, every school has a swimming pool. We lived on the coast. People…


“Within our culture, every school has a swimming pool. We lived on the coast. People swam in the surf. It’s a very sporty nation and at that particular time anyone who had an artistic bent was very much an outsider. So if you liked reading or ideas or playing the piano then your dad viewed you as a sissy, basically.”
-Geoffrey Rush

Geoffrey Rush – I did not want to…

I did not want to put myself on the line, as an Australian playing Britain’s…


“I did not want to put myself on the line, as an Australian playing Britain’s greatest comic actor. The fans of Sellers are obsessive, possessive – and aggressive. I did not want to risk their anger – or my own reputation.”
-Geoffrey Rush