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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)
Primal Fear
Primal Fear Martin Vail
(1996)
Hachi: A Dog's Tale
Hachi: A Dog's Tale Parker Wilson
(2009)
An Officer and a Gentleman
(1982)

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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)
 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 Rhapsody in August
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:

TV commercial: Orangina (Japan) 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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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 »

Trivia:

When the Chinese Government asked Gere to one of their film festivals, Gere would go attend two conditions: 1. That he was allowed to bring his own interpreter and 2. That he would stay in Taipei, Taiwan during his visit. The government agreed and Gere went to the festival. See more »

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Virgo

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