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Richard Gere

Humanitarian and actor Richard Gere was born on August 31, 1949, in Philadelphia, the second of five children of Doris Ann (Tiffany), a homemaker, and Homer George Gere, an insurance salesman, both Mayflower descendants. Richard started early as a musician, playing a number of instruments in high school and writing music for high school ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 17 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Oppenheimer Strategies (post-production)
Norman Oppenheimer
 2014 Time Out of Mind
 2014 Henry & Me
Henry (voice)
 2014 Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Clair Patterson
- The Clean Room (2014) ... Clair Patterson (voice)
 2013 Movie 43
Boss (segment "iBabe")
 2009 Brooklyn's Finest
 2007 The Flock
Errol Babbage
 2005 Bee Season
 1993 Mr. Jones
Mr. Jones
 1991 Rhapsody in August
Clark (as Richâdo Gia)
 1988 Miles from Home
Frank Roberts
 1985 King David
 1979 Yanks
Matt Dyson
 1978 Bloodbrothers
Stony De Coco
 1976 Kojak (TV Series)
Geno Papas
- Birthday Party (1976) ... Geno Papas
 1976 Baby Blue Marine
 1975 Strike Force (TV Movie)
Trooper Walter Spenser
 1973 Chelsea D.H.O. (TV Movie)
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TV commercials: The Tokyo Towers (Japan) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 11 Interviews | 16 Articles | 20 Pictorials | 31 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Richâdo Gia


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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[on why he starred in The Mothman Prophecies (2002)] The emotional stuff was rich. In the beginning, my character's in the perfect job, he has a beautiful wife, they're talking about babies, they're buying a house, everything's great and then literally in the middle of laughing, there's a car accident and she's gone. Now if you put that on top of the metaphysical story of "Is there anything out ... See more »


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