Who Is The Most Famous Geoffrey In The World?

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How many celebrities named Geoffrey can you think of? The famous Geoffreys and Geoffs below have many different professions, including notable actors named Geoffrey, famous athletes named Geoffrey, and even musicians named Geoffrey.

Geoffrey Rush is certainly one of the most famous Geoffreys on this list. One of the famous actors named Geoffrey, he won an Oscar for his role in the 1996 film Shine. The King's Speech, The Book Thief, and Elizabeth are among his notable projects.

Another of the famous people with the first name Geoffrey is Geoffrey Chaucer. He was a poet and author during the Middle Ages. The Canterbury Tales is his most well-known work.

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    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

    Geoffrey Alan Landis (; born May 28, 1955) is an American scientist, working for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on planetary exploration, interstellar propulsion, solar...  more
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    BirthplaceLeeds, United Kingdom

    Albert Geoffrey Bayldon (7 January 1924 – 10 May 2017) was an English actor. After playing roles in many stage productions, including the works of William Shakespeare, he became known for portraying...  more
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    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Geoffrey Norman Blainey (born 11 March 1930) is an Australian historian, academic, philanthropist and commentator with a wide international audience. He is noted for having written authoritative...  more
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    Geoffrey Blake


    BirthplaceBaltimore, USA, Maryland

    Geoffrey Lewis Blake (born August 31, 1962) is an American film and television actor....  more
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    Geoffrey Burgon


    BirthplaceHambledon, United Kingdom

    Geoffrey Alan Burgon (15 July 1941 – 21 September 2010) was a British composer best known for his television and film scores. Among his most recognisable works are Monty Python's Life of Brian for...  more
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    Geoffrey Canada


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Geoffrey Canada (born January 13, 1952) is an American educator, social activist and author. Since 1990, Canada has been president of the Harlem Children's Zone in Harlem, New York, an organization...  more
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    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Geoffrey Chaucer (; c. 1343 – 25 October 1400) was an English poet and author. Widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages, he is best known for The Canterbury Tales. Chaucer has...  more

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    Geoffrey Douglas Madge


    BirthplaceAdelaide, Australia

    Geoffrey Douglas Madge (born 3 October 1941) is an Australian classical pianist and composer.Madge won the 1963 ABC Concerto and Vocal Competition. Madge is known for performing long and arduous...  more
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    Geoffrey Grey

    Geoffrey Grey (born 26 September 1934) is a British classical composer....  more
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    Geoffrey Hayes


    BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    Charles Geoffrey Hayes (13 March 1942 – 30 September 2018) was an English television presenter and actor. He was best known as the presenter of Thames Television's children's show Rainbow from 1973...  more
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    Geoffrey Hill


    BirthplaceBromsgrove, United Kingdom

    Sir Geoffrey William Hill, FRSL (18 June 1932 – 30 June 2016) was an English poet, professor emeritus of English literature and religion, and former co-director of the Editorial Institute, at Boston...  more
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    Geoffrey Holder


    BirthplacePort of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

    Geoffrey Lamont Holder (August 1, 1930 – October 5, 2014) was a Trinidadian-American actor, voice actor, dancer, choreographer, singer, director and painter. A multifaceted performer and creator, he...  more
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    Geoffrey Howe


    BirthplacePort Talbot, United Kingdom

    Richard Edward Geoffrey Howe, Baron Howe of Aberavon, (20 December 1926 – 9 October 2015), known from 1970 to 1992 as Sir Geoffrey Howe, was a British Conservative politician. Howe was Margaret...  more
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    Geoffrey Hughes


    BirthplaceWallasey, United Kingdom

    Geoffrey Hughes DL (2 February 1944 – 27 July 2012) was an English actor. Hughes provided the voice of Paul McCartney in the animated film Yellow Submarine (1968), and rose to fame for portraying...  more
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    Geoffrey Keen


    BirthplaceWallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

    Geoffrey Keen (21 August 1916 – 3 November 2005) was an English actor who appeared in supporting roles in many films....  more
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    BirthplaceNice, France

    William Geoffrey Keighley OAM (10 January 1925 – 14 June 2005) was an English barrister, businessman, first-class cricketer, farmer, grazier and legislator. Keighley was born in Nice, France. His...  more
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    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Geoffrey Lancaster AM (born 20 August 1954) is an Australian classical pianist and conductor. Born in Sydney, he was raised in Dubbo, New South Wales before moving to Canberra. He attended the...  more
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    Geoffrey Lewis


    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    Geoffrey Bond Lewis (July 31, 1935 – April 7, 2015) was an American character actor. He appeared in more than 100 films and television shows, and was principally known for his film roles alongside...  more
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    Geoffrey Marcy

    Geoffrey William Marcy (born September 29, 1954) is an American astronomer. He is one of the pioneers and leaders in the discovery and characterization of exoplanets. Marcy was Professor of Astronomy...  more
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    Geoffrey Palmer


    BirthplaceNelson, New Zealand

    Sir Geoffrey Winston Russell Palmer (born 21 April 1942) is a New Zealand lawyer, legal academic, and past politician, who was a member of Parliament from 1979 to 1990. He served as the 33rd Prime...  more
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    Geoffrey Palmer


    BirthplaceEngland, London

    Geoffrey Dyson Palmer, (born 4 June 1927) is an English actor known for his roles in British television sitcoms playing Jimmy Anderson in The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–79), Ben...  more
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    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Geoffrey Ronald Robertson (born 30 September 1946) is a human rights barrister, academic, author and broadcaster. He holds dual Australian and British citizenship. Robertson is a founder and joint...  more
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    Geoffrey Rush


    BirthplaceToowoomba, Australia

    Geoffrey Roy Rush (born 6 July 1951) is an Australian actor. Rush is amongst 24 people who have won the Triple Crown of Acting: an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a Tony Award. He has won...  more

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    Geoffrey Toone


    BirthplaceDublin, Ireland

    Geoffrey Toone (15 November 1910 – 1 June 2005) was an English character actor and former matinee idol, born in Ireland. Most of his film roles after the 1930s were in supporting parts, usually as...  more
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    Geoffrey Tozer


    BirthplaceMussoorie, India

    Geoffrey Peter Bede Hawkshaw Tozer (5 November 1954 – 21 August 2009) was an Australian classical pianist and composer. A child prodigy, he composed an opera at the age of eight, and became the...  more
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