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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)
Days of Heaven
(1978)

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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:

Starred as Danny Zuko in the original London stage production of "Grease". 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:

Pretty Woman (1990) is something I never would have done. Neither is An Officer and a Gentleman (1982). I had no interest in these scripts whatsoever. It was the same person knocking my door down on both of them, Jeffrey Katzenberg, first at Paramount, then at Disney, who was one of my first friends out here and still is. At the point of Pretty Woman (1990), I had been kind of out of things for a... See more »

Trivia:

He received a gymnastics scholarship to the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he majored in philosophy; he dropped out in 1969 to pursue acting. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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