Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
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. They have a son, Homer James Jigme Gere, who was born in 2000 and is named after Gere’s father. Gere was raised by Methodist parents; his interest in Buddhism began when he traveled to Nepal in 1978 with the Brazilian painter, Sylvia Martins. 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.
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere


In 1967, he graduated from North Syracuse Central High School, where he excelled at gymnastics and music, playing the trumpet. Gere first worked professionally at the Provincetown Playhouse on Cape Cod in 1971 where he starred in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. in 1980, Gere appeared in the Broadway production of Bent. Gere’s 2004 ballroom dancing drama Shall We Dance. They have a son, Homer James Jigme Gere, who was born in 2000 and is named after Gere’s father. Gere was raised by Methodist parents; his interest in Buddhism began when in his twenties.
Richard Gere
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. in 1980, Gere appeared in the Broadway production of Bent. Richard also took a leading role in the 1997 action movie The Jackal, playing Declan Mulqueen. 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”. in 2012, Gere was the 67th recipient of The George Eastman Award for distinguished contribution to the art of film for his distinguished acting career as well as his global humanitarian leadership. They have a son, Homer James Jigme Gere, who was born in 2000 and is named after Gere’s father. On June 27, 2011 Richard Gere meditated in Borobudur temple. Richard Gere actively supports Survival International, an organization dedicated to protecting the rights and lands of tribal peoples throughout the world.
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere


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. After 1982, Gere’s career experienced several box office failures until it strengthened with the release of both Internal Affairs and Pretty Woman in 1990. The same year he also starred with Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, and Cate Blanchett in Todd Haynes’ semi-biographical film about Bob Dylan, I’m Not There. in 2002, he married model and actress Carey Lowell. They have a son, Homer James Jigme Gere, who was born in 2000 and is named after Gere’s father. He contributed some of his writing for the book, We Are One: A Celebration of Tribal Peoples, released in October 2009. They ruled that “Richard Gere is free to enter the country.
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere
Richard Gere


was also a solid performer that grossed $170 million worldwide though his next film, 2005’s Bee Season, was a commercial failure. in 2002, he married model and actress Carey Lowell. They have a son, Homer James Jigme Gere, who was born in 2000 and is named after Gere’s father. in September 2007, Gere called for the boycott of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games to put pressure on China to make Tibet independent.

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