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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 20 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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Pretty Woman
Pretty Woman Edward Lewis
Primal Fear
Primal Fear Martin Vail
Hachi: A Dog's Tale
Hachi: A Dog's Tale Parker Wilson
Days of Heaven


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 2014 Henry & Me
Henry (voice)
 2014 Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Clair Patterson
- The Clean Room (2014) ... Clair Patterson (voice)
 2012 Movie 43
Boss (segment "iBabe")
 2009 Brooklyn's Finest
 2007 The Flock
Errol Babbage
 2005 Bee Season
 1993 Mr. Jones
Mr. Jones
 1993 Sommersby
 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:

Print public service ad for "Meals on Wheels", 2007. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 11 Interviews | 17 Articles | 20 Pictorials | 33 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Richâdo Gia


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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[on Brooklyn's Finest (2009)] I read the script and I thought, this is really unusual. These three interlinking short stories that don't really interact. But somehow, like music, contrapuntally inform each other, in kind of a mysterious way. See more »


Is star of television ads in Japan for Tokyo Towers real estate development. See more »

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