Celebrity keynote speaker for hire Richard Gere is a beloved actor and humanitarian activist. He is perhaps best recognized for his starring roles in drama and romance films such as Pretty Woman, Runaway Bride, Chicago and Nights in Rodanthe co-starring Diane Keaton. Throughout his lengthy career in Hollywood, Richard has dedicated much of his time to social and political causes. He is a huge advocate for global human rights specifically in Tibet and has been instrumental in AIDS awareness campaigns in the last few decades. In September of 2016, Richard served as the featured celebrity guest speaker for The Salvation Army’s 45th Annual Civic Celebration in Syracuse, New York.
Celebrity speaker Richard’s first big acting role came in the original London stage version of Grease in 1973. He began earning small roles in Hollywood films in the mid-70’s. His first memorable Hollywood film roles came in Looking for Mr. Goodbar and Days of Heaven. His next two films, American Gigolo and An Officer and a Gentleman, cemented his place as a pop culture sex symbol and a leading man in the film entertainment industry. Richard went on to release a slew of successful films during the 1990’s including Internal Affairs, Pretty Woman, Primal Fear, and Runaway Bride before being named the Sexiest Man Alive by People Magazine in 1999.
In 2002, he appeared in 3 major box office hits The Mothman Prophecies, Unfaithful and Chicago. He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Comedy or Musical for his role in Chicago. He also received much critical acclaim for his role in the 2012 thriller drama Arbitrage in which many critics claim he delivered his best performance of his career. He is set to appear in 2 movies releasing in 2017 called The Dinner and Three Christs.
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