Richard Gere He was one of the most sought-after movie stars in Hollywood, during the 80s and 90s. Thanks to his talent, but also to the attractiveness he represents for the female sex, he has starred in countless films that dominated the box office and today, this is how he looks at 72 years old.
His full name is Richard Tiffany Gere. He was born in Philadelphia on August 31, 1949. Besides being an actor, he is an activist. He got his start in acting in the 1970s, playing “Tony Lopanto” in “Looking for Mr. Goodbar” and as “Bill” in “Days of Heaven.”
But fame reached him until 1980 when he starred in “American Gigolo,” which established him as a sex symbol. Then came successful films like “An Officer and a Gentleman”, “Primal Fear”, “Runaway Bride”, “Arbitrage”, “Chicago” and “Pretty Woman”, next to Julia Roberts.
Another movie that catapulted him was “Lancelot: The First Knight”, 1995 sharing credits with Sean Connery and Julia Ormond.
The actor also plays the trumpet and knows gymnastics
In addition to its quality in the representation of characters, Gere is also talented in music, playing the trumpet, composing and knowing gymnastics.
Has had three marriages, the first of them with Cindy Crawford, from 1991 to 1995; then with Carey Lowell, from 2002 to 2016, which has been his longest relationship, and in 2018 he married the Spanish publicist Alejandra Silva.
In a way Richard Gere owes his fame to John Travolta, because the films with which he was consecrated: “American Gigolo” and “An Officer and a Gentleman”, were originally planned so that the actor from “Vaseline” and “Saturday Night Fever” will star in them.
Its boom in commercial cinema came with “Pretty Woman”) and in 2002 he was awarded an Oscar Award in recognition of his career.
Just turned 72, this is what Richard Gere looks like, who a few weeks ago spent a vacation with his wife, 38, in Galicia, Spain.