RICHARD Gere is a big name in Hollywood having starred in films such as Pretty Woman and Chicago. Here's everything you need to know about him as he gets set to appear in BBC Two drama MotherFatherSon... How old is Richard Gere and what's his background? Richard Gere, 68, is an American actor from Philadelphia. Both his parents were descendants from the Mayflower and Pilgrim Fathers are among his ancestors. He initially intended to be a minister and majored in philosophy at University in Massachusetts but dropped out after two years. Richard's first major acting role was in the original London stage version of Grease in 1973. Although he was raised a Methodist, he developed an interest in Buddhism in his twenties and is now a practicing Tibetan Buddhist - he first met the Dalai Lama in 2010. He doesn't eat red meat but is often mistakenly cited as being vegetarian or vegan. What are Richard Gere's hit movies? Richard Gere has starred in many blockbuster hits. In 1990, … [Read more...] about How old is Richard Gere, how young was he in Pretty Woman, what are his hit movies and who does he play in MotherFatherSon?
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MOTHERFATHERSON is a new BBC Two drama with a star-studded cast, created and written by Tom Rob Smith. Hollywood actor Richard Gere is returning to TV to play the father, but who else is in it? Who’s in the MotherFatherSon cast? So far just the three main cast members have been announced. More are expected in due course. Here's who we know so far... Richard Gere Richard Gere is playing Max - a charismatic self-made American businessman with media outlets in London and around the world. Speaking about being part of the drama, Richard said: “It’s been almost 30 years since I worked in television. “I’m so pleased to be working now with the BBC on this extraordinary 8 hour project with such talented people and which resonates so much to the time we live in.” Richard, 68, is a hugely successful movie actor, who is well loved for his roles in films such as Pretty Woman, Runaway Bride and An Officer and a Gentleman. Helen McCrory Helen McCrory is taking on … [Read more...] about Who’s in the MotherFatherSon cast? Richard Gere, Helen McCrory and Billy Howle star
Richard Gere is set to star on the small screen as an American media mogul in a new eight-part BBC drama. The Pretty Woman star will play Max, a media tycoon who owns an array of outlets – including a London newspaper – in new BBC Two show MotherFatherSon. Gere will star alongside be Peaky Blinders actress Helen McCrory as Kathryn, his estranged wife, and Billy Howle as their son Caden who poses a threat to Max’s empire with his lavish and destructive lifestyle. Golden Globe winner Gere said: “It's been almost 30 years since I worked in television. “I'm so pleased to be working now with the BBC on this extraordinary eight-hour project with such talented people and which resonates so much to the time we live in.” MotherFatherSon has been created and written by The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story writer Tom Rob Smith. Smith said: “Telling this story was always going to depend upon gathering an … [Read more...] about Richard Gere to star in BBC drama MotherFatherSon
0 Comments Richard Gere to play media mogul in BBC drama BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Hollywood actor Richard Gere is to star in a new eight-part drama series on BBC Two. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/richard-gere-to-play-media-mogul-in-bbc-drama-36937023.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/article36937019.ece/c6479/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_cb3438ad-35af-42e6-bb4f-611fb1a9e0ba_1 Email Hollywood actor Richard Gere is to star in a new eight-part drama series on BBC Two. In MotherFatherSon, the Pretty Woman and Chicago star will play a self-made American media mogul whose outlets include a London newspaper. Starring alongside Gere will be Peaky Blinders actress Helen McCrory as Kathryn, the estranged wife of Gere’s character, Max. Billy Howle will feature as the couple’s son, Caden, whose destructive lifestyle poses a threat to the future of the British paper which he runs for his father. Golden Globe winner Gere … [Read more...] about Richard Gere to play media mogul in BBC drama
Richard Gere and new wife Alejandra Silva continue to celebrate their secret wedding!The 68-year-old actor secretly wed the Spanish publicist, 35, "weeks and weeks ago" in a low-key civil ceremony, and the couple threw a lavish wedding bash over the weekend at Gere's estate in Pound Ridge, New York, to officially celebrate their union.Guests at the soirée reportedly included chef Eric Ripert, composer Bette Sussman, actress Saundra Santiago and several Tibetan monks. Gere is a known Buddhist, and Silva reportedly converted to the religion once she became serious with the "Pretty Woman" actor.See photos of the couple together: 23 PHOTOS Richard Gere and Alejandra Silva together See Gallery Richard Gere and Alejandra Silva together MADRID, SPAIN - DECEMBER 11: (L-R) Richard Gere and Alejandra Silva attend the 'La Cena' (The Dinner) premiere at the Capitol cinema on December 11, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Fotonoticias/Getty Images) Richard Gere … [Read more...] about Richard Gere and new wife Alejandra Silva celebrated their wedding with a star-studded party