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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 18 wins & 17 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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Other Works:

Book: "Pilgrim" (photos of Tibet), 1997. Bulfinch Press, ISBN 0821223224 See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 11 Interviews | 15 Articles | 20 Pictorials | 31 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Richâdo Gia


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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[on agent Ed Limato]: He was the bridge between old-time Hollywood and Hollywood present. Ed was a master at orchestrating all of the feelings correctly. He had a rare ability to read a script and see what could be. See more »


Is referenced in the 2001 hit song "Crying at the Discothéque" by Swedish dance group Alcazar. See more »

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