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Richard Gere

1949 - Today

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Richard Tiffany Gere (IPA: 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 15,895,237 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Richard Gere is the 102nd most popular actor (down from 85th in 2019), the 212th most popular biography from United States (down from 172nd in 2019) and the 53rd 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

  • 16M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 78.01

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 74

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.04

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Richard Gere ranks 102 out of 10,030Before him are Hedy Lamarr, Tom Cruise, Orson Welles, Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, and Cary Grant. After him are Gary Cooper, Jean Marais, Christopher Lloyd, Mel Gibson, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Tony Curtis.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1949, Richard Gere ranks 9Before him are Niki Lauda, Haruki Murakami, Benjamin Netanyahu, António Guterres, Pedro Almodóvar, and Mark Knopfler. After him are Sigourney Weaver, Anna Wintour, Bruce Springsteen, André Rieu, Caitlyn Jenner, and Roger Taylor.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Gere ranks 212 out of 15,968Before him are Louis Sullivan (1856), Frank Zappa (1940), George Marshall (1880), Ronnie James Dio (1942), Samuel P. Huntington (1927), and Philip K. Dick (1928). After him are Gary Cooper (1901), Rocky Marciano (1923), Christopher Lloyd (1938), Herbert Hoover (1874), Whitney Houston (1963), and George Westinghouse (1846).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Richard Gere ranks 53Before him are Humphrey Bogart (1899), Johnny Depp (1963), Tom Cruise (1962), Orson Welles (1915), Denzel Washington (1954), and Samuel L. Jackson (1948). After him are Gary Cooper (1901), Christopher Lloyd (1938), Mel Gibson (1956), Tony Curtis (1925), Robert Duvall (1931), and Sigourney Weaver (1949).

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