Richard Gere Biography


Richard Gere

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Birth Name: Richard Gere
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Sign: leo
Age:   68 Years
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Richard Gere is an actor and activist from America. He came to rise from the film American Gigolo. His role here makes him renowned as a leading man and sec symbol. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States to Doris Ann and Homer George Gere. He is the eldest son and second child from his parents. He graduated from North Syracuse Central High School with excellence in gymnastics and music. He won Gymnastic scholar in University of Massachusetts Amherst. He belongs to white ethnicity and is American.

In December 12 1991, He married former supermodel Cindy Crawford. They could not live a long married life and were separated on 1 December 1995. They do not have any children. He had affair with his girlfriend Carey Lowell who is an actress and model. Later in 9 November 2002, he married Carey Lowell. He and his spouse have one son named Homer James Jigme Gere. He was born in February 2000. After loving together for eleven years the couple divorced on September 2013. He has the net worth of $100 million dollars. He takes huge sum of money as his salary.

Gere is an advocate for human rights in Tibet. He is an active supporter of free Tibet movement Dalai Lama. He also supports Survival International and was actively involved in AIDS awareness rally in Jaipur, India.

 

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Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

1949 31th of August

He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States to Doris Ann and Homer George Gere. He is the eldest son and second child from his parents. He graduated from North Syracuse Central High School with excellence in gymnastics and music.

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Graduated from North Syracuse Central High School

1967

Richard Gere graduated from North Syracuse Central High School with excellence in gymnastics and music. Richard Gere won Gymnastic scholar in University of Massachusetts Amherst. He belongs to white ethnicity and his nationality is American.

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First professional work on Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

1971

Richard Gere first professional job was in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. It was shown at Seattle Repertory Theatre and Provincetown Playhouse on Cape Cod in 1971. The plays main source is Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

 

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Film American Gigolo

1980

Gere become famous with the role in American Gigolo. American Gigolo is a crime drama film, written and directed by Paul Schrader which was released in 1980 . Richard Gere is in the lead role as Julian Kaye a male escort. 

 

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Married to Cindy Crawford

1991 12th of December

Cynthia Ann "Cindy" Crawford is a model from America. She was named highest paid model by Forbes magazine in 1995. In December 12 1991, He married former supermodel Cindy Crawford. They were married for only four years.

 

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Divorced to Cindy Crawford

1995 1st of December

In December 12 1991, He married former supermodel Cindy Crawford. They could not live a long married life and were separated on 1 December 1995. Cynthia Ann "Cindy" Crawford is a model from America. She was named highest paid model by Forbes magazine in 1995.

 

 

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Named Sexiest Man Alive

1999

He was named Sexiest Man alive in 1999 by Peoples magazines. He gave several hits during 1990's including Sommersby (1993), Primal Fear (1996) and Runaway Bride (1999).  He was also seen as Declan Mulqueen a lead role in The Jackal (1997).

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First child Homer James Jigme Gere

2000 of February

Richard Gere and his spouse have one son named Homer James Jigme Gere. He was born in February 2000. They gave name to their son from Gere's and Lowell's fathers as well as Jigme from Tibetian name. Their son was born before their marriage.

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Married again to Carey Lowell

2002 of November

He had affair with his girlfriend Carey Lowell who is an actress and model. Later in 9 November 2002, he married Carey Lowell. He and his spouse have one son named Homer James Jigme Gere. They lived together for eleven years.

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Appeared in three Major films

2002

2002 was the year for him; He appeared in three major movies including The Mothman Prophecies, Unfaithful and Chicago. For his role as Billy Flynn in the film Chicago, he won Golden Globes Award in Best Actor – Musical or Comedy.

 

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Awarded by Medal of Gratitude

2012 17th of May

He was awarded Medal of Gratitude by Albanian President, Bamir Topi. 

The award was given with 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"

 

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Divorced to Carey Lowell

2013 of September

He and his spouse have one son named Homer James Jigme Gere. He was born in February 2000. After loving together for eleven years the couple divorced on September 2013. Carey is an actress and former model from America.

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