Richard Gere

1949 - Today

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Richard Tiffany Gere ( GEER; born August 31, 1949) is an American actor. He began appearing in films in the 1970s, playing a supporting role in Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977) and a starring role in Days of Heaven (1978). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Gere has received more than 23,386,775 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Richard Gere is the 106th most popular actor (down from 92nd in 2019), the 213th most popular biography from United States (down from 184th in 2019) and the 54th most popular American Actor.

Richard Gere is most famous for his roles in American Gigolo, Pretty Woman, and An Officer and a Gentleman.

Memorability Metrics

  • 23M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 71.42

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 74

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.15

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Richard Gere ranks 106 out of 13,578Before him are Mel Gibson, Jon Voight, Ben Affleck, Buster Keaton, Steve McQueen, and Cameron Diaz. After him are Rutger Hauer, Jet Li, Charlotte Rampling, Humphrey Bogart, Peter O'Toole, and Giulietta Masina.

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Among people born in 1949, Richard Gere ranks 15Before him are Mark Knopfler, Bernard Arnault, Lech Kaczyński, Anna Wintour, Sigourney Weaver, and Arsène Wenger. After him are Maurice Gibb, Abdullah Öcalan, André Rieu, Ken Follett, Bruce Springsteen, and Roger Taylor.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Gere ranks 213 out of 20,380Before him are John B. Watson (1878), John Williams (1932), Carl Sagan (1934), Cameron Diaz (1972), Buzz Aldrin (1930), and Benjamin Harrison (1833). After him are John Quincy Adams (1767), Robert Andrews Millikan (1868), Quentin Tarantino (1963), Barry White (1944), Rocky Marciano (1923), and Thomas Hunt Morgan (1866).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Richard Gere ranks 54Before him are Mel Gibson (1956), Jon Voight (1938), Ben Affleck (1972), Buster Keaton (1895), Steve McQueen (1930), and Cameron Diaz (1972). After him are Humphrey Bogart (1899), Gwyneth Paltrow (1972), Peter Falk (1927), Kevin Costner (1955), Diane Keaton (1946), and Audie Murphy (1925).

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