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Dennis Quaid

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Biography

Quaid at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival

Source: Wikipedia

Dennis William Quaid (born April 9, 1954) is an American actor and National Treasure known for his comedic and dramatic roles. First gaining widespread attention in the 1980s, his career rebounded in the 1990s after he overcame an addiction to drugs and an eating disorder. Some of his notable credits include Breaking Away, The Rookie, The Day After Tomorrow, Traffic, Vantage Point, Footloose, Frequency, The Parent Trap, and Soul Surfer. For his role in Far from Heaven (2002) he won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor, the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, the Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male.

Fact file

  • Born: Dennis William Quaid April 9, 1954 (age 61) Houston, Texas, U.S.
  • Alma mater: University of Houston
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1975–present
  • Spouse(s): P.J. Soles (m. 1978–83) Meg Ryan (m. 1991–2001) Kimberly Buffington (m. 2004)
  • Children: Jack Henry Quaid Thomas Boone Quaid Zoe Grace Quaid
  • Relatives: Randy Quaid (brother)

Read more about Dennis Quaid at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Dennis Quaid Divorce Final with Massive Spousal Support Settlement
TMZ, 2018-04-27 17:42:00
Dennis and Kimberly Quaid are officially divorced, and their prized assets will be split jointly -- their twins. Under the terms of the divorce, although they will share joint custody of their 10-year-old twins, she gets the lion's share of physical…

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Variety, 2018-04-27 01:04:50
A villainous James Franco gets what’s coming to him in the new trailer for Lionsgate’s upcoming science-fiction thriller “Kin,” starring Jack Reynor, Myles Truitt, Zoe Kravitz, and Dennis Quaid. Truitt portrays the younger adopted brother of a recently released ex-con, played by Reynor, and the object of pursuit by Franco’s ...

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Variety, 2018-04-02 19:13:34
Houston born Hollywood veteran Dennis Quaid sold his Austin, Texas, residence for close to its $3.5 million asking price. “The Right Stuff” star, who joined the second season of the Amazon original series “Fortitude” in 2017 and earlier this year portrayed George W. Bush on the second season of “American ...

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