Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere


His mother, Doris Ann (née Tiffany, born 1924), was a homemaker. in 1967, he graduated from North Syracuse Central High School, where he excelled at gymnastics and music, playing the trumpet. He attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst on a gymnastics scholarship, majoring in philosophy, but did not graduate, leaving after two years.
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere


Richard Tiffany Gere ( /’???r/ GEER; born August 31, 1949) is an American actor. 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. 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. He attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst on a gymnastics scholarship, majoring in philosophy, but did not graduate, leaving after two years.
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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 attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst on a gymnastics scholarship, majoring in philosophy, but did not graduate, leaving after two years. His first major acting role was in the original London stage version of Grease in 1973. 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. His career was somewhat resurrected after the release of both Internal Affairs and Pretty Woman in 1990.
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere


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. Gere is their eldest son and second child. He attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst on a gymnastics scholarship, majoring in philosophy, but did not graduate, leaving after two years.
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Richard Tiffany Gere ( /’???r/ GEER; born August 31, 1949) is an American actor. Gere is their eldest son and second child. He attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst on a gymnastics scholarship, majoring in philosophy, but did not graduate, leaving after two years. 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
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere


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. Gere is their eldest son and second child. He attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst on a gymnastics scholarship, majoring in philosophy, but did not graduate, leaving after two years.
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere


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. He attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst on a gymnastics scholarship, majoring in philosophy, but did not graduate, leaving after two years. However, after 1982, Gere’s career was dogged by several box office failures.
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere


He attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst on a gymnastics scholarship, majoring in philosophy, but did not graduate, leaving after two years. His first major acting role was in the original London stage version of Grease in 1973. 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.
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere


Gere is their eldest son and second child. He attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst on a gymnastics scholarship, majoring in philosophy, but did not graduate, leaving after two years. His first major acting role was in the original London stage version of Grease in 1973. People magazine named Gere the “Sexiest Man Alive” in 1999. in 2002, he appeared in three major releases: the horror thriller The Mothman Prophecies, the drama Unfaithful, and the Academy Award-winning film version of Chicago, for which he won a Golden Globe as “Best Actor – Comedy or Musical”. Gere is also a persistent advocate for human rights in Tibet; he is a co-founder of the Tibet House, creator of The Gere Foundation, and he is Chairman of the Board of Directors for the International Campaign for Tibet. Gere was banned as an Academy Award presenter in 1993 after he denounced the Chinese government in his capacity as presenter. He calls attention to the crime against their peaceful culture and how it reflects on our own relationship with nature and capacity to survive.

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