In the early 1970s, Gere landed the role of Danny Zuko in the musical .
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on August 31, 1949, Richard Gere studied at the University of Massachusetts, became a pop musician, and went on to gain extensive experience as a stage actor.Photo by Robin Platzer In her first TV role, she played Wonder Woman's kid sister Drusilla for three episodes of the 1970s series based on the comic book superhero.Winger—seen here with several "Amazon" extras—hated the part and spent much of her salary trying to get out of her contract. the Extra-Terrestrial," though what you heard in the final film was mainly Pat Welsh, an elderly chain-smoker. T."—she played Nurse Zombie Carrying Poodle in the Halloween scene.)Winger represented herself during the negotiations for 1982's "An Officer and a Gentleman" but neglected to ask for a no-nudity clause to her contract.Gere and Lowell lived together in Bedford, New York, for many years.There they also co-owned the Bedford Post Inn with Russell Hernandez.He later established the Gere Foundation "to help sponsor human rights in Tibet and support the Dalai Lama," Gere explained to .