Humanitarian and actor, Richard Gere was born on August 31, 1949, in Philadelphia. He left college after two years to pursue acting, landing a lead role in the London production of the rock musical “Grease” in 1973. He began acting onscreen in the 70s, 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, 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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