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Richard Gere

Knowledge Identifier: +Richard_Gere


Richard Gere

American actor add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1949.

Countries: United States (56%), United Kingdom (24%), Canada (4%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Cindy Crawford, Jennifer Lopez, Days of Heaven

Linked to: University of Massachusetts Amherst, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Fiat, Lancia




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Richard Gere was born in 1949 add something


In 1967, Gere graduated from North Syracuse Central High School, where he excelled at gymnastics and music, playing the trumpet add something


He began acting in the 1970s, playing a supporting role in "Looking for Mr. Goodbar", and a starring role in "Days of Heaven" add something


Gere first worked professionally at the Seattle Repertory Theatre and Provincetown Playhouse on Cape Cod in 1971 where he starred in "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead add something


" His first major acting role was in the original London stage version of "Grease" in 1973 add something


Days of Heaven - "'Days of Heaven"' is a 1978 American drama film written and directed by Terrence Malick and starring Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard and Linda Manz


In 1979 Gere was one of the first big-name Hollywood actors to play gay, starring as a homosexual Holocaust victim in the Broadway production of "Bent" add something


Colin Welland - Welland's writing credits include the 1979 film "Yanks", starring Vanessa Redgrave and Richard Gere, and directed by John Schlesinger


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 add something


American Gigolo - "'American Gigolo"' is a 1980 American crime drama film starring Richard Gere, written and directed by Paul Schrader


Joaquim de Almeida - His first significant role came in a 1983 film, "The Honorary Consul", where he starred alongside Michael Caine, Richard Gere and Bob Hoskins, being his first appearance in an American film


Graham Greene - In 1983, "The Honorary Consul", published ten years earlier, was released as a film under its original title, starring Michael Caine and Richard Gere


Eugene Lourie - LouriƩ had an acting part in Richard Gere's 1983 picture, "Breathless"


Rachel Weisz - In 1984, she gained public attention when she turned down an offer to star in "King David" with Richard Gere


Power (1986 film) - "'Power"' is a 1986 American drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Richard Gere


Philip Glass - In 1987, he co-founded the Tibet House with Columbia University professor Robert Thurman and the actor Richard Gere


Priscilla Presley - In 1988, Edwards wrote a tell-all book titled "Priscilla, Elvis and Me" in which he claimed that Priscilla cheated on him with actor Richard Gere, and admitted to having been sexually attracted to Lisa Marie


Gary Sinise - In 1988, Sinise directed "Miles from Home", a film starring Richard Gere, about two brothers' fight against the foreclosure of the family farm


Kevin Anderson (actor) - One of his first major film roles was as the brother of Richard Gere's character in the 1988 film "Miles from Home"


His status as a leading man solidified and he went on to star in several successful films throughout the 1990s, including "Sommersby" , "Primal Fear" , and "Runaway Bride" add something


Mike Figgis - He initially made a splash in America in the 1990s with the gritty thriller "Internal Affairs" that helped to revive the career of Richard Gere


Andy Garcia - In the 1990s, Garcia appeared in "Internal Affairs", in which he engages in a battle of wits with a corrupt fellow police officer, played by Richard Gere


Laura Ziskin - Ziskin's success came with the hit comedy "Pretty Woman" in 1990, starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, that Ziskin executive produced for Touchstone Pictures


Gere was married to supermodel Cindy Crawford from 1991 to 1995 add something


Cindy Crawford - Crawford was married to actor Richard Gere from 1991 to 1995; although they had no children, she cited him as one of the most influential people in her life


' Gere was banned as an Academy award presenter in 1993 after he denounced the Chinese government in his capacity as presenter add something


Jon Amiel - His most notable film is 1993's romantic drama "Sommersby", starring Jodie Foster and Richard Gere


The Return of Martin Guerre - "Sommersby" is a 1993 Hollywood remake of the film in English, transposed to the American Civil War and starring Richard Gere and Jodie Foster


Jonathan Cake - He made his first television film appearance alongside Jasper Carrott and Ann Bryson in BBC's "Carrott U Like" in 1994 and broke into the film business the following year with a small role in the American film "First Knight", which starred Sean Connery, Richard Gere and Julia Ormond


Mark Ryan (actor) - In 1994, Mark was picked by legendary swordmaster Bob Anderson to assist as sword coach to Richard Gere and Ben Cross in the film "First Knight"


Jennifer Morrison - She made her film debut at the age of fifteen as the daughter of Richard Gere and Sharon Stone in the 1994 film, "Intersection", and later appeared as Samantha in "Stir of Echoes" with Kevin Bacon in 1999


The Things of Life - "The Things of Life" was remade by director Mark Rydell in 1994 as "Intersection" with Richard Gere, Sharon_Stone and Lolita Davidovich in the leading roles


In 1995 he was the President of the Jury at the 19th Moscow International Film Festival add something


He took a leading role in the 1997 action movie "The Jackal", playing Declan Mulqueen add something


Jon Avnet - Avnet addressed political issues with his fourth film "Red Corner" in 1997, a movie about the Chinese legal system, starring Richard Gere and Bai Ling


The Jackal (1997 film) - "'The Jackal"' is a 1997 American spy action thriller film directed by Michael Caton-Jones, and starring Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, and Sidney Poitier


Kim Basinger - He later wrote a memoir in 1998, Longer than Forever: The Story of Our Strange Marriage, about their time together, and her rumored affair with actor, Richard Gere, with whom she starred in No Mercy and Final Analysis.


In 1999, he created the Gere Foundation India Trust to support a variety of humanitarian programs in India add something


Richard Gere was named "People" magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1999 add something


Helen Hunt - In 2000, Hunt returned to the screen in four films: Dr. T & the Women, with Richard Gere, Pay It Forward, with Kevin Spacey and Haley Joel Osment, What Women Want, with Mel Gibson, and Cast Away, with Tom Hanks.


Joan Chen - She later directed "Autumn in New York", starring Richard Gere and Winona Ryder, in 2000


Autumn in New York (film) - "'Autumn in New York"' is a 2000 American romantic drama film directed by Joan Chen and starring Richard Gere, Winona_Ryder, and Anthony LaPaglia


Stated in interview on "Inside the Actors Studio", 2002 Gere is their eldest son and second child add something


In November 2002, he married model and actress Carey Lowell add something


Carey Lowell - Lowell married actor Richard Gere in November 2002, following the birth of their child Homer James Jigme Gere, who was born in February 2000


Anthony Kavanagh - Following in the footsteps of Richard Gere on film and Usher on Broadway, Anthony Kavanagh was chosen in 2003 to interpret the well-known lawyer, Billy Flynn, in the French version of the famous musical comedy, "Chicago", in Montreal and Paris


Rachel Fuller - Fuller has collaborated with Delerium, performing her own track "Touched" on their 2003 Nettwerk release "Chimera", and her song "Wonderland" was picked for the soundtrack of the movie "Shall We Dance-" released in 2004 on the Casablanca label, starring Richard Gere and Jennifer Lopez


Peter Chelsom - His next film in 2004 was a remake of the 1996 film, "Shall We Dance-" The American version starred Richard Gere, Jennifer_Lopez, Susan Sarandon, and Stanley Tucci


Anita Gillette - In 2004, she appeared as Miss Mitzi, the lonely alcoholic owner of a struggling dance studio in "Shall We Dance-" opposite Richard Gere, Jennifer_Lopez and Susan Sarandon


Flora Cross - Flora played the lead role of Eliza in the 2005 film "Bee Season", opposite Richard Gere, Juliette_Binoche and Max Minghella


Kenneth Cole Productions - In 2005, Cole spearheaded the We All Have AIDS awareness campaign with advertisements photographed by Mark Seliger and featuring such luminaries as Nelson Mandela, Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Elton John, Sharon Stone, Richard Gere, Elizabeth_Taylor, Alicia Keys, Desmond Tutu, Natasha Richardson, Eric McCormack, Ashley Judd, Whoopi Goldberg, Harry Belafonte, Greg Louganis and Rosie O'Donnell


KaDee Strickland - In late 2005, she joined the cast of "The Flock", a crime drama featuring Richard Gere, Claire_Danes and singer Avril Lavigne about a federal agent assigned to track down a missing girl and a paroled sex offender


UK Jewish Film Festival - Other films in the 2005 UKJFF included Everything is Illuminated, starring Elijah Wood, In Her Shoes, starring Cameron Diaz, Toni Collette and Shirley Maclaine, and Bee Season, starring Richard Gere


By 2007, Gere was co-starring with Jesse Eisenberg and Terrence Howard in "The Hunting Party" as well as with Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, and Cate Blanchett in Todd Haynes' semi-biographical film about Bob Dylan, "I'm Not There" add something


On April 15, 2007, Gere appeared at an AIDS awareness rally in Jaipur, India add something


Jesse Eisenberg - In 2007, he starred opposite Richard Gere and Terrence Howard in "The Hunting Party", a comic thriller in which he plays a young journalist in Bosnia


Howard Hughes - The 2007 film "The Hoax", starring Richard Gere, is based on these events


Shilpa Shetty - On 15 April 2007, Richard Gere kissed Shetty on the cheek several times in jest during an AIDS-awareness event


In 2008, Gere co-starred with Diane Lane in the romantic drama "Nights in Rodanthe" add something


In June 2008, Gere appeared in a Fiat commercial for the European market, driving a new Lancia Delta from Hollywood to Tibet add something


Diane Lane - In 2008, Lane reunited with Richard Gere for the romantic drama Nights in Rodanthe.


He contributed some of his writing for the book, "We Are One: A Celebration of Tribal Peoples", released in October 2009 add something


George P. Putnam - Richard Gere portrayed Putnam in the 2009 movie, "Amelia"


In 2010 Gere stated that the decision to go to war in Iraq was one that the American people were not in support of and that the administration at the time "bullied" Americans into the decision add something


Cairo International Film Festival - He received an award from the 34th Cairo International Film Festival in December 2010 add something


Stana Katic - In the summer of 2010 Katic filmed "For Lovers Only" with the Polish brothers in France and "The Double" with Richard Gere


On June 27, 2011, Richard Gere meditated in Borobudur temple, in Indonesia add something


" On February 16, 2012, George Eastman House International Museum for Photography and Film honored Gere with the George Eastman award for distinguished contribution to the art of film add something


On May 17, 2012, Albanian President, Bamir Topi awarded the "Medal of Gratitude" to Richard Gere with the citation: "With gratitude and honor outstanding personality of the world art, great humanist and activist for the protection of human rights, which unmasked and the American public made known, and further, inhuman crimes, ethnic cleansing in Kosovo, in 1999, the Serbian military machine against the Albanian civilian population living in its land" add something


The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - It is the sequel to the 2012 sleeper hit film "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" and features an ensemble cast consisting of stars Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Celia Imrie, Penelope Wilton, Ronald Pickup, Diana Hardcastle, Tamsin Greig, Tena Desae, Dev Patel, Lillete Dubey, David Strathairn and Richard Gere


In September 2013, the two separated after 11 years due to lifestyle differences, and plan to get divorced add something


In early April 2018, he married Spanish activist Alejandra Silva add something


As per August 2018, the couple was expecting their first child add something


On February 2019, Gere and Silva have welcomed a baby boy add something