Knowledge Identifier: +Richard_Gere
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"
Herb Ritts - During the 1980s and 1990s, Ritts photographed celebrities such as Diana Ross, Christopher Reeve, Belinda Carlisle, Michael Jackson, Britney Spears, Madonna, Mariah Carey, Michael Jordan, Dalai Lama, Mikhail Gorbachev, Francesco Clemente, George Clooney, Cher, Mel Gibson, Elizabeth Taylor, Brad Pitt, Ronald Reagan, Julia Roberts, Steven Hawking, Nicole Kidman, Edward Norton, Tom Cruise, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dizzy Gillespie, Elton John, Annette Bening, Antonio Banderas, Richard Gere, Jack_Nicholson, Cindy Crawford, and
Rachel Weisz - In 1984, she gained public attention when she turned down an offer to star in "King David" with Richard Gere
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"
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
Gere was married to supermodel Cindy Crawford from 1991 to 1995
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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"
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
On June 27, 2011, Richard Gere meditated in Borobudur temple, in Indonesia
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