August 31, 1949
74 years old
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm
79 kg | 174 lbs
10 US | 43 EU
Richard Tiffany Gere was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, on August 31, 1949, is an American actor.
Young Richard Gere first started performing as a musician in high school productions.
He began his acting career in a play "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead" (1969), at the Seattle Repertory Theatre and Provincetown Playhouse.
He landed his first break as Danny Zuko in original production of "Grease" (1973), at the New London Theatre.
He made his big screen debut in crime drama film Report to the Commissioner (1975) in role as Billy.
He got his television debut in drama movie Chelsea D.H.O. (1975) in role as Milo.
Gere's breakthrough performance came as Julian Kaye in romantic crime movie American Gigolo (1980).
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Richard Gere is 74 years old.
Richard Gere net worth is around 120 million dollars.
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Zack Mayo in romantic drama movie An Officer and a Gentleman (1982).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his role as Edward Lewis in romantic comedy movie Pretty Woman (1990).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Robert Miller thriller drama film Arbitrage (2012).
He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for his role as Billy Flynn in musical crime comedy drama film Chicago (2002).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role as The Choreographer in docudrama movie And the Band Played On (1993).
He won the David di Donatello Award for Best Foreign Actor for his role as Bill in romantic drama movie Days of Heaven (1978).
He won the National Board of Review Freedom of Expression Award for his role as Jack Moore in mystery thriller film Red Corner (1997).
He was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor – Comedy/Romance for his role as Homer Eisenhower "Ike" Graham in romantic comedy film Runaway Bride (1999).
He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Dr. T in romantic comedy movie Dr. T & the Women (2000).
He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Clifford Irving in comedy drama film The Hoax (2006).
He won the Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award for his role as Bob Dylan as Billy The Kid in musical drama film I'm Not There (2007).
Primal Fear (1996) neo-noir crime thriller as Martin Vail
The Jackal (1997) political action thriller as Declan Joseph Mulqueen
Unfaithful (2002) thriller drama as Edward Sumner
Internal Affairs (1990) crime thriller as Dennis Peck
The Cotton Club (1984) crime drama as Dixie Dwyer
Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977) crime drama as Tony Lopanto
First Knight (1995) drama fantasy as Lancelot
Final Analysis (1992) neo-noir drama as Dr. Isaac Barr
He voiced Henry in animated drama film Henry & Me (2014).
The Benefactor (2015) drama as Franny
Three Christs (2017) drama as Dr. Alan Stone
The Dinner (2017) drama as Stan Lohman
He played Max Finch in BBC thriller television series MotherFatherSon (2019).
Graduated from North Syracuse Central High School in 1967.
Studied at University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Has English, Irish, Welsh, Dutch, Scottish, German and French ancestry.
Has three sisters: Joanne, Laura, Susan and two brothers: David, Henry Januszewski.
He is also an accomplished musician.
He composed and performed piano solo in Pretty Woman (1990) and a guitar solo in Runaway Bride (1999).
He won the Theatre World Award for his performance as Max in Broadway production of "Bent" (1979).
Avid collector of electric and acoustic guitars.
Studied Zen Buddhism under Kyozan Joshu Sasaki.
He is an advocate for human rights in Tibet and an active supporter of Dalai Lama.
Support Survival International.
Lives in Pound Ridge, Westchester County, New York.
He was married to:
Carey Lowell (2002-2013), they have one son, Homer James Jigme Gere
Cindy Crawford (1991-1995)
He dated Padma Lakshmi (2014), Barbra Streisand (1983), Susan Sarandon (1982), Sylvia Martins (1980-1987), Sylvia Martins-Niarchos (1980-1987), Tuesday Weld (1980), Dalila Di Lazzaro (1978-1980), Diana Ross (1977-1979), Dawn Steel (1975-1978), Penelope Milford (1971-1978), Carole Mallory (1970-1975) and Barbara Carrera (1970).
He married Spanish activist Alejandra Silva in 2018, they have two sons.