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Geddy Lee

Best known as the vocalist, bassist, and keyboard player for the rock group Rush, which also features drummer Neil Peart and guitarist Alex Lifeson. Rush is the most successful Canadian music group in history, and is the third most prolific seller of consecutive (American) Gold and Platinum Records and videos, behind only the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. Lee's spectacular bass-playing ability has earned him a reputation similar to that of his bandmates. All three share the distinction of being among the most highly influential virtuosos in their crafts. Geddy Lee is a natural overachiever when it comes to the production and performance of his music. He is equally well known for his wizard-like bass-playing ability as he his for his magical juggling of bass, singing, playing keyboards, and triggering his own pre-recorded accompaniments during live performances, all while maintaining his trademark enthusiasm as Rush's "frontman". Geddy has, in the past carried the dubious distinction of a hard-rocking, if somewhat unnatural, high-pitched singing voice. This has matured over the course of Geddy's career into a voice that is more widely accepted outside of Rush's original core hard-rock following, and shines most especially on recent Rush albums such as 2002's "Vapor Trails", and Geddy's polished 2000 solo album, "My Favorite Headache". After their longest break from recording and touring, A highly successful 2002 tour brought Rush back to the United States, Canada, and Mexico, to the great anticipation of fans. Rush ended their 2002 tour with their first-ever shows in Brazil, where they played to 125,000 fans in three nights. The final performance of the 2002 tour was captured on DVD as Rush in Rio (2003), which was certified double-platinum within weeks of its release. Geddy is the son of Polish parents who were survivors of the Nazi concentration camps. In addition to his composing, arranging, and performing duties for Rush, Geddy has produced albums for various other bands, including Rocket Science.

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Jul 29, 1953 In Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Dude! Where's My Music?
Latest Project:
Movie Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble 2020-04-26
Known For
Poster of The Big Interview with Dan Rather
Poster of How I Met Your Mother
Poster of Metal: A Headbanger's Journey
Poster of Rick Mercer Report
Movie Dude! Where's My Music? Himself 2022
Movie Rush - Live at The Molson Amphitheater 1997 2022
Movie Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble Himself 2020-04-26
Movie Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind Self 2019-04-27
Movie RUSH: Cinema Strangiato 2019 Himself 2019-08-21
Movie Rush: Live from the Rabbit Hole 1990 2016-11-18
Movie Rush: 2112 40th Anniversary Edition 2016-12-16
Movie Rush: Time Stand Still 2016-11-03
Movie Being Canadian Self 2015-09-18
Movie Rush: R40 Live Himself on Bass, Synthesizers, Vocals 2015-11-20
Movie Rush: The Rise of Kings 1968-1981 Himself / Musician 2014-07-23
Movie Rush: R40 2014-11-11
Movie Rush: R40 Completist DVD (Blu-Ray Edition) 2014-11-11
Movie Rush: Clockwork Angels Tour Himself 2013-11-19
Series The Big Interview with Dan Rather Himself 2013-09-16
Movie Rush: 2112 Himself 2012-12-21
Movie Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town Fred 2012-02-12
Movie Rush: Time Machine 2011: Live in Cleveland Himself 2011-11-08
Movie RUSH: Time Machine Himself 2011-11-08
Movie Jason Segel & Paul Rudd Meet Rush Himself 2011-01-31
Movie Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage Himself 2010-06-29
Movie Classic Albums: Rush - 2112 & Moving Pictures himself 2010-09-28
Movie I Love You, Man Himself - Rush 2009-03-20
Movie Rush : Working Men Himself 2009-11-17
Movie Rush: Retrospective 3 Video Collection 2009-03-03
Series That Metal Show Unknown 2008-11-15
Movie Rush: Snakes & Arrows Live Vocals, Bass 2008-11-28
Movie Bob & Doug McKenzie's Two-Four Anniversary Himself 2007-05-20
Movie Rush: The Game Of Snakes & Arrows 2007-06-26
Movie Ringers - Lord of the Fans 2005-01-21
Series How I Met Your Mother Self 2005-09-19
Movie Rush: R30 Bass, Synthesizers 2005-11-28
Movie Metal: A Headbanger's Journey Himself 2005-09-14
Series Rick Mercer Report Unknown 2004-01-12
Movie The Boys in Brazil Unknown 2003-11-24
Movie Rush: Rush In Rio Bass, Synthesizors 2003-10-21
Movie Rush: A View From The Palace Himself 1994-03-22
Movie Rush: Chronicles Bass, Synthesizers 1990-01-01
Movie Rush: A Show of Hands Bass, Synthesizers 1989-01-01
Movie Through the Camera Eye Unknown 1985-01-01
Movie Tears Are Not Enough Himself 1985-10-04
Movie Rush: Grace Under Pressure Tour 1984 Bass, Synthesizers 1984-01-01
Movie Rush: Exit... Stage Left Bass, Synthesizers 1982-01-01