Full Name at Birth
Richard Tiffany Gere
Date of Birth
Claim to Fame
Julian Kaye In American Gigolo (1980), Zack Mayo In An Officer And A Gentleman (1982), Edward Lewis In Pretty Woman (1990).
Homer George Gere
(Born 1922) (Was An Insurance Agent For The Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, And Had Originally Intended To Become A Minister.
(née Tiffany) (Born 1924) (Was A Homemaker.)
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Richard Tiffany Gere ( GEER; born August 31, 1949) is an American actor. He began acting in the 1970s, playing a supporting role in Looking for Mr. Goodbar, and a starring role in Days of Heaven. 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, Arbitrage, 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.
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