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  • Geoffrey Rush

    Born on July 6, 1951 in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

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The King's Speech (2010)

Geoffrey Rush as "Lionel Logue"

England's Prince Albert (Colin Firth) must ascend the throne as King George VI, but he has a speech impediment. Knowing that the country needs her husband to be able to communicate effectively, Elizabeth (Helena Bonham Carter) hires Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush), an Australian actor and speech therapist, to help him overcome his stammer. An extraordinary friendship develops between the two men, as Logue uses unconventional means to teach the monarch how to speak with confidence.

Academy Award (2010) Nominated Best Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010) Won Actor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (2010) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010) Won Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

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