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Gere’s 2004 ballroom dancing drama Shall We Dance. Gere was raised by Methodist parents; his interest in Buddhism began when he traveled to Nepal in 1978 with the Brazilian painter, Sylvia Martins. Richard Gere actively supports Survival International, an organization dedicated to protecting the rights and lands of tribal peoples throughout the world. Richard Gere discusses the persecution and loss of land of the Jummas, as an example of a tragic story that repeats itself in different continents of the world.
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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. Gere’s mother, Doris Ann (née Tiffany, born 1924), was a homemaker, and his father, Homer George Gere (born 1922), was an insurance agent for the Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and had originally intended to become a minister. His first major acting role was in the original London stage version of Grease in 1973. Richard also took a leading role in the 1997 action movie The Jackal, playing Declan Mulqueen. He is a practicing Buddhist and an active supporter of the Dalai Lama. He starred in Free Tibet-themed Lancia commercial featuring the Lancia Delta. He contributed some of his writing for the book, We Are One: A Celebration of Tribal Peoples, released in October 2009. The book explores the culture of peoples around the world, portraying both its diversity and the threats it faces.

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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. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Gere is a descendant of Mayflower Pilgrims Francis Eaton, John Billington, George Soule, Richard Warren, Degory Priest, William Brewster, and Francis Cooke. in 1967, he graduated from North Syracuse Central High School, where he excelled at gymnastics and music, playing the trumpet. However, after 1982, Gere’s career was dogged by several box office failures. People magazine named Gere the “Sexiest Man Alive” in 1999.

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Gere first worked professionally at the Provincetown Playhouse on Cape Cod in 1971 where he starred in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. However, after 1982, Gere’s career was dogged by several box office failures. Gere’s 2004 ballroom dancing drama Shall We Dance. Gere co-starred with Diane Lane in the romantic drama Nights in Rodanthe, released in 2008. They have a son, Homer James Jigme Gere, who was born in 2000 and is named after Gere’s father. He starred in Free Tibet-themed Lancia commercial featuring the Lancia Delta. On June 27, 2011 Richard Gere meditated in Borobudur temple. The book explores the culture of peoples around the world, portraying both its diversity and the threats it faces.

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Gere remains one of the few actors, if not the only actor, to be nominated multiple times for the Golden Globe Award without ever being nominated for an Academy Award. Gere was married to supermodel Cindy Crawford from 1991 to 1995. in 2002, he married model and actress Carey Lowell. Gere was raised by Methodist parents; his interest in Buddhism began when he traveled to Nepal in 1978 with the Brazilian painter, Sylvia Martins.
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His first major acting role was in the original London stage version of Grease in 1973. in 1980, Gere appeared in the Broadway production of Bent. He became a major star that year with the film American Gigolo, followed by the romantic drama An Officer and a Gentleman, which grossed almost $130 million in 1982. However, after 1982, Gere’s career was dogged by several box office failures. People magazine named Gere the “Sexiest Man Alive” in 1999. Gere was married to supermodel Cindy Crawford from 1991 to 1995.

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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. Gere’s mother, Doris Ann (née Tiffany, born 1924), was a homemaker, and his father, Homer George Gere (born 1922), was an insurance agent for the Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and had originally intended to become a minister. Gere is their eldest son and second child. He began appearing in Hollywood films in the mid 1970s, co-starring in the thriller Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977) and playing the leading role in director Terrence Malick’s well-reviewed 1978 film, Days of Heaven. Gere’s status as a leading man was again solidified, and he went on to star in several successful films throughout the 1990s, including Sommersby (1993), Primal Fear (1996), and Runaway Bride (1999) which reunited him with his Pretty Woman co-star Julia Roberts. People magazine named Gere the “Sexiest Man Alive” in 1999. They have a son, Homer James Jigme Gere, who was born in 2000 and is named after Gere’s father.
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