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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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Variety, 2019-02-12 20:41:32
Netflix has ordered the comedy series “Merry Happy Whatever” with Dennis Quaid set to star, Variety has confirmed. Quaid will play Don Quinn, a strong-willed patriarch who must balance the demands of his complicated family with the stress of the Christmas season when his youngest daughter comes home for the ...

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Variety, 2018-09-13 18:04:41
Alexander Ludwig is set to join the all-star ensemble of Roland Emmerich and Lionsgate’s World War II action pic “Midway,” sources tell Variety. He joins a cast that already includes Woody Harrelson, Patrick Wilson, Ed Skrein, Aaron Eckhart, Luke Evans, Mandy Moore, Dennis Quaid, Darren Criss, and Nick Jonas. Based ...

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