Richard Gere Biography • American Film Actor

Birthday:August 31, 1949Birthplace:Philadelphia, PA, USAStar Sign:VirgoProfession:Film Actor

Richard Tiffany Gere is an American actor and activist. He began acting in the 1970s, playing a supporting role in Looking for Mr. Goodbar and a starring role in Days of Heaven. His other major films include Runaway Bride, Primal Fear, First Knight, and The Jackal.

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 Gere

Known for his charisma, charm and good looks, Gere earned People magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” honor in 1999. He played against type for 2002’s Unfaithful as Diane Lane’s cuckolded husband. That same year, Gere returned to his musical theater roots with the film adaptation of the Broadway hit Chicago. He won a Golden Globe Award for his portrayal of slick lawyer Billy Flynn.

He married model Cindy Crawford in 1991, but the couple separated in 1995. He then married Carey Lowell in 2002. He and Carey separated in 2013, then he briefly dated Padme Lakshmi in 2014. He has a son named Homer.


1 Profile of Richard Gere2 Family of Richard Gere3 Filmography of Richard Gere4 Personal Quotes5 External Links

Profile of Richard Gere

Name: Richard Tiffany GereBorn: August 31, 1949Star Sign: VirgoBirthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United StatesHeight: 5 feet 10 inches (1.80 m)Education: North Syracuse Central High School, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Family of Richard Gere

Spouse: Carey Lowell (m. 2002), Cindy Crawford (m. 1991–1995)Parents: Homer George Gere, Doris Ann TiffanyChildren: Homer James Jigme Gere

Filmography of Richard Gere

Brooklyn’s Finest (2010)Amelia (2009)Hachi: A Dog’s Tale (2009)Nights in Rodanthe (2008)The Hunting Party (2007)I’m Not There(2007)The Hoax (2006)Bee Season (2005)Shall We Dance (2004)Chicago (2002)Unfaithful (2002)The Mothman Prophecies (2002)Dr. T and the Women (2000)Autumn in New York (2000)Runaway Bride (1999)The Jackal (1997)Red Corner (1997)Primal Fear (1996)First Knight (1995)Intersection (1994)Sommersby (1993)Mr. Jones (1993)And the Band Played On (1993)Final Analysis (1992)Rhapsody in August(1991)Pretty Woman (1990)Internal Affairs (1990)Miles from Home (1989)Power (1986)No Mercy (1986)King David (1985)The Cotton Club (1984)Breathless (1983)Beyond the Limit (1983)An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)Yanks (1979)American Gigolo (1979)Days of Heaven (1978)Bloodbrothers (1978)Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)Baby Blue Marine (1976)Report to the Commissioner (1974)

Personal Quotes

The secret of my success is my hairspray.When His Holiness won the Nobel Peace Prize, there was a quantum leap. He is not seen as solely a Tibetan anymore; he belongs to the world.I don’t know any of us who are in relationships that are totally honest – it doesn’t exist.I don’t think that bravery is about skin. Bravery is about a willingness to show emotional need.Billions of people don’t practice a religion at all.

External Links

More Info: Wiki | IMDb

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