Richard Tiffany Gere – an extremely popular American actor, sex symbol of 90s, a prize winner of the Golden Globe Award and a humanitarian campaigner. He is popular all over the world due to such movies as Pretty Woman, American Gigolo, Runaway Bride, Hachi: a Dog’s Tale and many others.
Date of Birth: August 31, 1949
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
A future actor grew up in a multi-child family, hence lived in a very decent, yet calm and friendly atmosphere. Since early childhood, Richard was learning music: to play the guitar, piano, double-bass and even trumpet at a professional level. Additionally to that he was taking part in a school amateur theatre which marked the beginning of him as an actor.
Being one the best students in a class, Gere got a scholarship and easily entered the University where he was studying theatrical direction. After the second year, he left it and decided to become a trumpeter. However, after a very short period of time, he realized that was not what he wanted and began searching for a job in different theatres. He was acting in Seattle and New York theatres where his talent was immediately noticed. But what really brought him worldwide fame is a dramatic role in a play Killer’s Head. After that he was invited to Broadway shows and later cinema.
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Homer George Gere (father)
Date of Birth: May 7, 1922
Zodiac sign: Taurus
Gere’s father was an insurance agent, yet has always dreamt of becoming a priest. He met his wife Doris while still in a school in Brooklyn, PA. After graduating from the University, they both went to the North of New York and started living as a family, raising up 5 children. Despite the fact that the family was living poorly on a farm, Homer George did his best to provide education to all children. With the years, it has played a vital role in Richard’s life. Perhaps that’s why he is still so thankful to his parents.
Doris Ann Gere (nee Tiffany) (mother)
Date of Birth: October 16, 1924
Year of Death: July 5, 2016 (aged 91)
Zodiac sign: Taurus
Not only was Gere’s wife a housewife but also a member of a Methodist church. She married her sweetheart Homer in 1945 and was upbringing Richard and his 4 siblings. She was a loving and caring person who was totally devoted to the family as well as friends.
Susan Gere (elder sister from the same parents)
Richard’s third sister. Susan Gere is married to James Leone and lives in Belmont, MA.
Joanne Gere (sister from same parents)
Unfortunately, nothing much is known about her only that she lives in Asbury Park, New Jersey and has 2 sons Frank and Rick.
Laura Gere (sister from the same parents)
Not much information is known about Laura as she is not a public figure. Still we know that she is married to Oscar Lazaro and they are parents to a daughter. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
David Gere (brother from same parents)
Richard Gere has been a supporter of LGBT for many years. And this is not only because he understands all those people but also because his brother David is gay. Despite this he is a well-known professor in one the Universities in LA and a wonderful father of 2 kids. The two are very close and are always there for each other to share good and bad times.