Richard Gere

Actor Richard Gere Full Name: Richard Gere

United States of America

Profession: Actor
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 (69 years old)
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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 & Richard Gere announce they are seperating

Historical Events in the Life of Richard Gere

  • 1978-10-06 Terrence Malick's "Days of Heaven" film premieres starring Richard Gere
  • 2002-12-27 "Chicago", based on the musical, directed by Rob Marshall and starring Renee Zellweger, Richard Gere, and Catherine Zeta Jones, is released (Best Picture 2003)

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