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Quaid at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival

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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.

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  • 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)

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