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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)
 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 Baby Blue Marine
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He acted in Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey's musical, "Grease", at the New London Theatre in London, England with Steve Alder, Stephen Bent and Jacquie-Ann Carr in the cast. See more »

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

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Richâdo Gia


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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I'm still like this guy who, like, washed his dad's car. I don't feel like I'm some sort of rarefied species of creature. See more »


Some of his earliest photos, known as "head shots" were taken by boyhood friend and struggling photographer Herb Ritts. The people handling Gere were so impressed with the photos, they began hiring Ritts for other assignments and he is now a top photographer. See more »

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