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Richard Gere

Actor Richard Gere
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Profession: Actor

United States of America

Why Famous: 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", "Arbitrage", and "Chicago", for which he won a Golden Globe Award as Best Actor.

Born: August 31, 1949
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Age: 71 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo

Married Life

  • 1991-12-12 Actor Richard Gere (42) weds supermodel Cindy Crawford (25) in Las Vegas
  • 1994-12-01 Cindy Crawford and Richard Gere announce they are separating

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