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After Allegation, Geoffrey Rush Steps Down From Academy

Does so ahead of academy's annual televised awards in Sydney on Wednesday

(Newser) - Geoffrey Rush announced Saturday he's stepping down as president of Australia's screen industry academy, days after a theater company revealed it had received a complaint against the Oscar-winning actor of "inappropriate behavior." Rush has denied any such behavior at the Sydney Theatre Company. Media reports this... More »

Billy Elliot's 10 Wins Include Best Actor × 3

(Newser) - Billy Elliot, the British musical about a coal miner's son who burns to dance, won 10 Tony Awards tonight in New York, including best musical and a unique best actor prize for the three young performers who share the title role. David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik, and Kiril Kulish shyly thanked... More »

Aussie Stars Play New Venue: the Mailbox

Kidman, Crowe, Blanchett, Rush featured on 'legends' stamp collection

(Newser) - Australian movie stars Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe, and Geoffrey Rush have been honored by their country with postage stamps in their likenesses, the Daily Telegraph reports. The actors have been named Australia Post’s 2009 Australian Legends, and each will have two stamps. “I’m going to... More »

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