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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

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Dennis Quaid Wants Modification to Child Support Payments for Twins
TMZ, 2020-01-07 00:48:40
Dennis Quaid is asking the court to adjust his child support payments for his 11-year-old twins -- but he's actually demanding to increase the amount, because he's been on a roll in Hollywood. Dennis filed docs acknowledging it's time to modify his…

Little Big Town, Caitlyn Smith, Dennis Quaid & More Pay Tribute to Johnny Cash at Inaugural 'Cash Fest'
Billboard, 2019-11-11 17:00:43
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TMZ, 2019-11-01 18:27:20
Dolph Lundgren doesn't see any issue with older dudes, like Dennis Quaid and Peter Cook, proposing to women more than half their age ... 'cause in the end, it ain't about age. We got Dolph leaving Il Pastaio in Bev Hills and asked about Dennis and…

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