"I never thought it would be in the movie ... it didn't work!" Gere, 57, says of the sweep-her-off-her-feet finale of An Officer and a Gentleman (with Debra Winger). But as he watched the scene in a theater, "the hairs on the back of my neck stood up. I was like, 'Wow!' " Click below to hear what changed his mind.
He relished playing a con artist in his new movie The Hoax. "You want him to get away with it," says Gere, who de-glammed for the role by coloring his hair a drab brown and getting a frizzy perm. Click below to hear more about the movie.
"That was a big time for me, to go to London and star in a play on the West End," says Gere (second from right) of his first big role – as Danny Zuko in Grease. Click below to hear how he took the town by motorcycle.