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Richard Gere [2]


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Born:August 31, 1949 (68)
Filmography Rating:6.54 / 10
IMDB Rating:5.35 / 10
Amazon Rating:3.50 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:46.00%
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List of Titles and Roles/Jobs:
First Knight [1995](46) => Lancelot
Runaway Bride [1999](50) => Ike Graham

Trivia that mentions this person:
First Knight [1995]
  • In a making-of feature in which Richard Gere was preparing for the first rescue of Gweneviere (Julia Ormond), Gere stated that this would be the last film in which he performed an action oriented role. So far, it has.
    Runaway Bride [1999]
  • Richard Gere's character Homer shares his first name with Gere's real-life father.
  • Richard Gere did not like the location the film was set in (Berlin, Maryland). Calling it "the sticks" he stayed roughly 15 miles away in the community of Ocean Pines during the production of the movie.
  • Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Hector Elizondo, Kathleen Marshall, and the uncredited Larry Miller (NYC barman) all appeared together in Pretty Woman.
  • During the scene where Julia Roberts drives through the town square and sees Richard Gere playing slide guitar with some "locals", Richard Gere not only played the guitar for real but he wrote the part he was playing.
    Watchmen [2009]
  • Casting rumors over the years included Sigourney Weaver (Sally Jupiter); John Hurt, Robin Williams, [?] Doug Hutchison, Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg, [?] Glen Hansard (Rorschach); Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dolph Lundgren (Dr. Manhattan); Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Busey, Ron Perlman, Thomas Jane (Comedian); Richard Gere, Kevin Costner, John Cusack, [?] Joaquin Phoenix (Nite Owl); Nathan Fillion (either Comedian or Nite Owl); Jamie Lee Curtis, [?] Hilary Swank, Jessica Biel, Hilary Duff (Silk Spectre); Tom Cruise, Jude Law (Ozymandias). In the finished film, Jackie Earle Haley is the only one of the seven primary cast members who was even in the film industry when the movie was first attempted.