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Richard Gere

Richard Gere

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Famous as :

Actor

Birth Name :

Richard Tiffany Gere

Birth Date :

August 31, 1949

Birth Place :

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,USA

Spouse :

Cindy Crawford (supermodel, 12-Dec-91 - 1995), Carey Lowell (actress, since 9-Nov-02 - split)

Claim to fame :

As Julian Kaye in "American Gigolo" (1978)

Biography


He was born Richard Tiffany Gere on August 31st, 1949 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father whose named Homer was an insurance salesman and her mother Doris was a house wife. Gere is the second child in the family, in which he has three sisters and one younger brother. In his teen he went to North Syracuse Central High School where he was proven to be a multi talented person. There Gere was active in the gym, lacrosse and sky teams. He also served on the school council and quite good in playing several music instruments, such as piano, guitar, bass and trumpet; and he even wrote a music for his high school production. Gere could at the end sucessfully graduate from North Syracuse Central High School in 1967.

Thereafter Gere continued his study onto University of Massachusetts in Amherst, majored in philosophy, where he had ever won a gymnastics scholarship. After two years learning, this-nowadays famous actor finally found much more interest in acting than in school that in 1973 he left the school and got a lead role in the London production of the rock musical "Grease." In the following years Gere performed in other plays, such as "Taming of the Shrew" and "American Gigolo," for which he played its major star role that gave him more fame in the year of 1980. Following Gere success was his another role in "An Officer and a Gentleman" played during 1982. Next, in 1990 he performed in a very famous blockbuster drama movie "Pretty Woman" co-strarring actress Julia Roberts. Despite his good look, Gere "cool and perfect" action also took part in granting the movie the People's Choice award for Best Movie.

Latest News


Richard Gere Splits From Padma Lakshmi

October 14, 2014 07:56:47 GMT

and have decided to call it quits, Page Six reports. When asked about her love life, the "" host recently said in a TV interview that she was single. A source additionally claimed that the pair had been busy with work and that they "decided they would be better as friends."
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Ethan Hawke and Richard Gere to Receive Honors at NY Film Fest

September 10, 2014 03:16:47 GMT

The New York Film Festival will honor both and this year. The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced on Tuesday, September 9 that the actors would be guest of honors at the fest's "An Evening With..." series on two different dates.
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Richard Gere Reportedly Dating Padma Lakshmi Amid His Divorce

April 21, 2014 14:59:11 GMT

is back on the dating scene and has his eyes set on a TV show host. It has been reported that the veteran actor is seeing "" host and the relationship is said to be quite recent.
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Richard Gere Rocks Long Grey Hair for 'Franny', Taylor Swift Goes Brunette for 'The Giver'

October 22, 2013 05:56:37 GMT

and have undergone transformations for their new movies, "" and "" respectively. The former is spotted getting a more drastic makeover, while the latter is seen concealing her natural honey-colored tresses under brunette wig.
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Richard Gere and Wife Carey Lowell Split After 11 Years of Marriage

September 26, 2013 01:10:57 GMT

and his wife of 11 years, Carey Lowell, reportedly have separated. According to Page Six, the couple has "been spending time apart for quite some time" and is "planning on filing for divorce." Lifestyle differences are allegedly the reason behind their split.
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Richard Gere to Go Indie With 'Franny'

August 30, 2013 07:10:57 GMT

will reunite with the "" producer Treehouse Pictures in an indie film. The Golden Globe-winning actor, who was paired up with in "Pretty Woman" and "Runaway Bride", is set to star in "", which is directed and penned by Andrew Renzi.
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Hayden Panettiere Crashed Her Car After Running Red Light

December 01, 2012 19:18:47 GMT

went through a car crash last month and she was partly to blame. On November 14, the "" star's BMW bumped onto a Geo Prism car in Tennessee where she was filming her show "".
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Dennis Quaid Files for Divorce From Wife Kimberly

December 01, 2012 18:07:12 GMT

is now the one filing for divorce from his wife of eight years, Kimberly Buffington-Quaid. In the petition filed on Friday, November 30, the actor cited "irreconcilable differences" as the reason of their split and listed October 1 as the date of their separation.
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Robert Pattinson Hangs Out With Richard Gere in L.A.

December 01, 2012 17:22:55 GMT

was in guys' companion on Friday, November 30. The "" actor was spotted hanging out with who was celebrating his latest movie "" with a luncheon at Los Angeles' Osteria Mozza.
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Richard Gere Holds Air of Mystery in 'The Double' Trailer

August 31, 2011 07:18:25 GMT

Image Entertainment has unleashed the first trailer for "". Around two minutes long, the sneak peek at the upcoming thriller takes its focus on 's retired CIA operative character Paul Shepherdson and his hunt for his nemesis, the legendary Soviet assassin Cassius.
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Panic At the Disco Debut 'Ballad of Mona Lisa' Music Video

February 08, 2011 09:04:57 GMT

's music video filmed to support their new single "The Ballad of Mona Lisa" has just arrived in full. appears as a ghost, leading a young girl to warn people in the room about who's the evil one.
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Richard Gere Brought In to Replace Al Pacino in 'Arbitrage'

February 08, 2011 08:49:51 GMT

With no longer attached, the producers of "" frantically searched for a replacement. The hunt is almost over with 's name revealed to be on top of the list. Deadline said Gere is "near a deal" to star in the drama which also has and .
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Richard Gere NOT Selling His Bed and Breakfast

July 13, 2010 04:28:07 GMT

A representative for has dismissed rumors the Hollywood star is looking to sell his luxury inn after losing his pastry chef. The "Pretty Woman" actor and his wife Carey Lowell restored an old farmhouse in Westchester County and opened the Bedford Post Inn in February last year.
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Ethan Hawke's 'Brooklyn's Finest' Invites Rappers to New York Premiere

March 03, 2010 09:07:55 GMT

"" has followed the footsteps of "", choosing New York City to hold the premiere for the film. Three days shy of its release date, this crime drama has rolled out red carpet in front of AMC Lincoln Square Theater to welcome the cast, which include top-notch actors such as and .
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Richard Gere Supported a Vegetarian Campaign in India

January 11, 2010 03:57:36 GMT

has thrown his support behind a campaign to turn a Buddhist town in India into a vegetarian zone to spread "a message of peace".
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