Richard Gere: Hear the Stories Behind His Big Moments!

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1996

The Dalai Lama "isn't exactly a moviegoer," says Gere, a Buddhist and longtime friend of the Tibetan leader (with Gere in Italy). Click below to hear why the Dalai Lama laughed when they first met.