Richard Gere

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Born
August 31, 1949 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Birth Name
Richard Tiffany Gere

Richard Gere

  • actor

Richard Tiffany Gere (born August 31, 1949) 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, 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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Unfaithful (2002)
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Brooklyn's Finest (2009)

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