The Superstar Actor Richard Tiffany Gere is turning 68 years today and he was flying high as one of the top leading actors during his acting period with lead roles and off-late in supporting roles. He was considered as a sex symbol after his film American Gigolo in 1980 that showed a stylish ever Richard Gere and earned him an enormous fanbase and popularity throughout the world.
Richard acted in a lot of action and romantic films which went on to emerge as huge hits with splendid performances by the actor. The film An Officer and a Gentleman earned him the stardom and gave the needed spotlight to raise in the industry which also earned him his first Golden Globe nomination. His roles in films like Internal Affairs, Sommersby, The Jackal, Primal Fear established him as a prominent actor and promising success of his movies.
He was named as the Sexiest Man Alive by the People magazine in the year 1999 when he was aged 50 and in the same year, he appeared in highly acclaimed films Unfaithful and Chicago considered as cult films of their own genres. The actor never considered his age as a matter and went on doing the best of his roles and appeared in appealing roles in films like I’m not there and Arbitrage.
He made his screen presence look charmingly young until changed over with his role in “Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer” in which he played as an old Jewish Fixer and excelled in the role. Apart from acting, he is an active Human Activist who raised voice for human rights and did a lot of charity works all the time. He helped to build an AIDS Care Home in India for AIDS-affected women and children.
The actor was last seen onscreen in the film Three Christs in 2017 and currently doing the lead role in a Television series ‘MotherFatherSon’ in which he plays as a father of 30-year-old man and a businessman who has media outlets around the world. The series is to be premiered by later this year.