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Richard Gere

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Richard Tiffany Gere ( GEER; born August 31, 1949) is an American actor. He began 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 19,478,464 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 74 in 2019). Richard Gere is the 92nd most popular actor (up from 102nd in 2019), the 184th most popular biography from United States (up from 212th in 2019) and the 47th most popular American Actor.

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

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  • 19M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 71.97

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 73

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.15

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Richard Gere ranks 92 out of 9,996Before him are Jean Marais, Denzel Washington, Jane Fonda, Tom Cruise, Sigourney Weaver, and Judi Dench. After him are Charlotte Rampling, Leslie Nielsen, Jason Statham, Michael Gambon, Sidney Poitier, and Pierce Brosnan.

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Among people born in 1949, Richard Gere ranks 9Before him are Haruki Murakami, Niki Lauda, António Guterres, Pedro Almodóvar, Mark Knopfler, and Sigourney Weaver. After him are Arsène Wenger, Benjamin Netanyahu, Anna Wintour, Roger Taylor, Bernard Arnault, and Lech Kaczyński.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Gere ranks 184 out of 18,182Before him are Tom Cruise (1962), David Lynch (1946), Pearl S. Buck (1892), Sigourney Weaver (1949), James Monroe (1758), and Samuel Colt (1814). After him are Carl Sagan (1934), Ray Bradbury (1920), Tom Selleck (1945), Talcott Parsons (1902), James Madison (1751), and Scatman John (1942).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Richard Gere ranks 47Before him are Gregory Peck (1916), Ava Gardner (1922), Denzel Washington (1954), Jane Fonda (1937), Tom Cruise (1962), and Sigourney Weaver (1949). After him are Tom Selleck (1945), Gary Cooper (1901), Alec Baldwin (1958), Ben Affleck (1972), Henry Fonda (1905), and Christopher Reeve (1952).

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