Richard Gere


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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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 21 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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Chicago Billy Flynn
(2002)
Pretty Woman Edward Lewis
(1990)
The Jackal Declan Mulqueen
(1997)
(1982)

Filmography

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 2019 MotherFatherSon (TV Mini Series)
Max Finch
- Episode #1.8 (2019) ... Max Finch
- Episode #1.7 (2019) ... Max Finch
- Episode #1.6 (2019) ... Max Finch
- Episode #1.5 (2019) ... Max Finch
- Episode #1.4 (2019) ... Max Finch
 2017 Three Christs
Dr. Stone
 2017/I The Dinner
Stan Lohman
 2016 Norman
Norman Oppenheimer
 2015 The Benefactor
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")
 2012 Arbitrage
Robert Miller
 2011/I The Double
Paul Shepherdson
 2009 Amelia
George Putnam
 2009 Hachi: A Dog's Tale
Parker Wilson
 2009 Brooklyn's Finest
Eddie
 2008 Nights in Rodanthe
Paul
 2007 I'm Not There
Billy
 2007 The Hunting Party
Simon Hunt
 2007 The Flock
Errol Babbage
 2006 The Hoax
Clifford Irving
 2005 Bee Season
Saul
 2004 Shall We Dance
John Clark
 2003 Freedom: A History of US (TV Series documentary)
Lloyd Staley / Patrick Henry
- Safe for Democracy (2003) ... Lloyd Staley
- Independence (2003) ... Patrick Henry
 2002 Chicago
Billy Flynn
 2002 Unfaithful
Edward Sumner
 2002 The Mothman Prophecies
John Klein
 2001 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Richard Gere
- She of Little Faith (2001) ... Richard Gere (voice)
 2000 Dr. T & the Women
Dr. T
 2000 Autumn in New York
Will Keane
 1999 Runaway Bride
Ike Graham
 1997 The Jackal
Declan Mulqueen
 1997 Red Corner
Jack Moore
 1996 Primal Fear
Martin Vail
 1995 First Knight
Lancelot
 1994 Intersection
Vincent Eastman
 1993 Mr. Jones
Mr. Jones
 1993 And the Band Played On (TV Movie)
The Choreographer
 1993 Sommersby
Jack
 1992 Final Analysis
Isaac Barr
 1991 Rhapsody in August
Clark (as Richâdo Gia)
 1990 Pretty Woman
Edward Lewis
 1990 Internal Affairs
Dennis Peck
 1988 Miles from Home
Frank Roberts
 1986 No Mercy
Eddie Jillette
 1986 Power
Pete St. John
 1985 King David
David
 1984 The Cotton Club
Dixie Dwyer
 1983 Beyond the Limit
Dr. Plarr
 1983 Breathless
Jesse
 1982 An Officer and a Gentleman
Zack Mayo
 1980 American Gigolo
Julian
 1979 Yanks
Matt Dyson
 1978 Bloodbrothers
Stony De Coco
 1978 Days of Heaven
Bill
 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 commercials (Japan): The Tokyo Towers. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 12 Interviews | 22 Articles | 20 Pictorials | 122 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Richâdo Gia

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Spouse:

Alejandra Silva  (2 children) | See more »

Children:

Gere, Homer James Jigme | See more »

Parents:

Gere, Homer George | Gere (Tiffany), Doris Ann
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Personal Quote:

[In 2012, reflecting on working with Debra Winger in An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)] I was delighted, she was perfect for the part . . . She has a really interesting quality. Again, I haven't seen this film in 30 years. But she is, she's really a kind of true heart in the camera. It's very hard to be as kind of open and unguarded and nice. You know, a nice person and kind of a genuine person ... See more »

Trivia:

Is referenced in the 2001 hit song "Crying at the Discothéque" by Swedish dance group Alcazar. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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