In , he called for a boycott of the Beijing Olympics. All this activism has had him banned for life from China. Which roughly translates as "If you want your movie to work in China, don't cast me". China told them, 'If you release this film, we're not buying it'. And so, they dumped it. Reuters Richard Gere believes his friendship with the Dalai Lama has got him a number of movie roles.
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The 5 Sexiest Things About Richard Gere | HuffPost
Not only can we not believe the hunky actor is 65 today, it's hard to imagine that it's been nearly 25 years since he made us swoon in "Pretty Woman. He may be a household name for earlier films like "An Officer and a Gentleman" and "First Knight," and for being married to supermodel Cindy Crawford in the early '90s but Gere still very much has a Hollywood presence, with recent hits in films like "Arbitrage" and "Nights in Rodanthe. Here are just five of the many reasons we absolutely adore Edward -- er, Richard: That hair, those eyes. Just look at those flowing, perfectly tousled locks. While he started out with the perfect salt-and-pepper hair circa his "Pretty Woman" days, Gere has gone almost completely white by the looks of it, and he's looking as good as ever. While many actors bank on looking younger than his years, Gere's trademark has always been his graying hair.
9 Facts that Make Richard Gere Even More Fascinating (Video)
On the surface, he seems calm as a still pond in winter. Do you agree? In any case, since so many women in the community are fans of Richard Gere, for one reason or another, I thought that it would be fun to take a look back at his life and career. Maybe this will help us to put our fingers on exactly what it is about Richard that we find so fascinating.