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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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  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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Other Works:

Starred as Danny Zuko in the original London stage production of "Grease". 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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I love almost everything Ingmar Bergman did. I came out of that era, the '60s and '70s..., so all that and Michelangelo Antonioni and Federico Fellini are just great. Rainer Werner Fassbinder was a friend of mine, and I loved all his films too, and Werner Herzog. That whole time was when I was trying to figure out who I was, and stretching myself, and those are all the films and filmmakers that ... See more »


On the November 16, 2007 episode of Live with Kelly and Michael (1988) (aka "Live with Regis & Kelly"), he cleared up the fact he is not vegetarian but has not eaten red meat for 30 years. See more »

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