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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 Sings with Doors' Guitarist Robby Krieger's Band
TMZ, 2019-06-30 07:30:00
Dennis Quaid knows how to seize a good opportunity -- when he gets the chance to play Jim Morrison in a Doors spinoff band ... he takes it. The actor was in the crowd for the very first show of Doors guitarist Robby Krieger's aptly-named new band,…

Jack Quaid studied mom Meg Ryan's famous rom-com to prepare for 'Plus One'
USA Today Movies, 2019-06-11 19:45:54
Jack Quaid, son of Dennis Quaid and Meg Ryan, gets candid about his new film "Plus One," relationships and more.        

Meet Jack Quaid, Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid's son, who will steal your heart this summer
USA Today Movies, 2019-06-11 19:21:53
Jack Quaid is adding a rom-com to the family canon (he's Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid's son) with “Plus One," playing a cynic who falls for his best pal.        

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