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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 & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Oppenheimer Strategies (filming)
Norman Oppenheimer
 2015 Franny
Franny
 2014 Time Out of Mind
George
 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
 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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TV commercials: The Tokyo Towers (Japan) See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 11 Interviews | 13 Articles | 20 Pictorials | 31 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Richâdo Gia

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[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 »

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Turned down the role of Gordon Gekko in Wall Street (1987). Has since said that is the role he regrets passing on the most. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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