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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 »

Known For

Pretty Woman
Pretty Woman Edward Lewis
(1990)
Hachi: A Dog's Tale
Hachi: A Dog's Tale Parker Wilson
(2009)
Primal Fear
Primal Fear Martin Vail
(1996)
Days of Heaven
(1978)

Filmography

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 2018 Three Christs (post-production)
Dr. Stone
 2016 Norman
Norman Oppenheimer
 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
Eddie
 2007 The Flock
Errol Babbage
 2005 Bee Season
Saul
 1993 Mr. Jones
Mr. Jones
 1993 Sommersby
Jack
 1991 Hachi-gatsu no rapusodî
Clark (as Richâdo Gia)
 1988 Miles from Home
Frank Roberts
 1985 King David
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
Raider
 1975 Strike Force (TV Movie)
Trooper Walter Spenser
 1973 Chelsea D.H.O. (TV Movie)
Milo
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Other Works:

2008: TV commercial for Lancia Delta. 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

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his character Jesse Lujack from Breathless (1983)] Basically the root of him is music - music manifested by his moods. He uses the energy and emotions of the things around him to his own purposes. There's not guilt in him. He refuses guilt, he refuses despair. He turns despair around. He's a funny kind of character; he's not the kind of person you'd bring home to your mother and father. He'd ... See more »

Trivia:

He didn't get along with his leading lady Debra Winger during the making of the hit film An Officer and a Gentleman (1982). She publicly called him a "brickwall", while he said there was "tension" between them. He played the title role, had top billing, had more screen time and earned a larger salary than her, while hers was just a love interest role. Still, he reacted badly when he realized that... See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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