Richard Gere posed as a homeless man for a movie, but what he did afterwards will warm your heart

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Richard Gere is known for his famous roles in hit movies like "Runaway Bride," and "Pretty Woman." However, his latest role opened his eyes to a world completely unknown to him.

For his latest film, "Time Out of Mind," Gere plays the role of a homeless man who is hoping to rekindle his relationship with his daughter. The Golden Globe winning actor went undercover for the role and witnessed the many problems homeless people face on a day to day basis.

Unfortunately in New York City, it seems as though you can't go a few blocks without seeing someone asking for money. This issue of homelessness is so wide spread that it affects an estimated billion people worldwide.

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A photo of Gere undercover was recently shared on a Richard Gere fan Facebook page with a quote from the actor himself, revealing his kind act.

"When I went undercover in New York City as a homeless man, no one noticed me. I felt what it was like to be a homeless...

Posted by Richard Gere on Thursday, October 8, 2015

It was because of Richard Gere's role in "Time Out of Mind" that he noticed the issue of homelessness, that he helped out all the homeless people he saw on the streets.

Homelessness is clearly an ongoing issue that continues to affect millions worldwide and hopefully more kind gestures like Gere's are set to come.

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Richard Gere posed as a homeless man for a movie, but what he did afterwards will warm your heart

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