Richard Gere biography

Richard Gere

Actor, Celebrity

1949 –

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Who is Richard Gere?

Richard Tiffany Gere is an American actor. He began acting in the 1970s, playing a supporting role in Looking for Mr. Goodbar, and a starring role in Days of Heaven. He came to prominence in 1980 for his role in the film American Gigolo, which established him as a leading man and a sex symbol. He went on to star in several hit films, including An Officer and a Gentleman, Pretty Woman, Primal Fear, Arbitrage, and Chicago, for which he won a Golden Globe Award as Best Actor, as well as a Screen Actors Guild Award as part of the Best Cast.

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Born
Aug 31, 1949
Philadelphia
Also known as
  • Richard Tiffany Gere
  • Rich├ódo Gia
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Buddhism
Ethnicity
  • Irish American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Cicero-North Syracuse High School
    ( - 1967)
Lived in
  • Philadelphia

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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