Dennis Quaid

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Movie Actor
Date of Birth April 9, 1954
Place of Birth Houston, Texas
Age 67 years old
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Dennis Quaid

Dennis William Quaid is an American actor known for a wide variety of dramatic and comedic roles. First gaining widespread attention in the 1980s, some of his notable credits include Breaking Away, The Right Stuff, The Big Easy, Innerspace, Great Balls of Fire!, Dragonheart, The Parent Trap, Frequency, Traffic, The Rookie, The Day After Tomorrow, Vantage Point, Footloose, Soul Surfer, and The Intruder. For his role in Far from Heaven, he won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor among other accolades. The Guardian named him one of the best actors never to have received an Academy Award nomination.

Born: Dennis William Quaid, April 9, 1954, Houston, Texas, U.S.
Alma mater: University of Houston
Occupation: Actor, producer, director, singer, writer
Years active: 1975–present
Children: 3, including Jack Quaid
Relatives: Randy Quaid (brother)
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About Dennis Quaid

Actor who first received recognition for his role in the 1979 film Breaking Away, then went on to play memorable roles in the films Traffic, Frequency, The Rookie, The Day After Tomorrow, The Parent Trap and Far From Heaven.

Dennis Quaid Before Fame

Due to his obsession with everything James Bond related in high school, he earned the nickname Dennis Quand (a combination of the names "Quaid" and "Bond").

Achievement of Dennis Quaid

His role as Frank Whitaker in the 2002 film Far From Heaven earned him a number of awards, including the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Dennis Quaid Family Life

He was married to Meg Ryan from 1991 until 2001. He married his third wife Kimberly Buffington-Quaid in 2004 and they divorced in 2018. In 2019, he became engaged to Laura Savoie. His brother is fellow actor Randy Quaid. He has two sons named Jack and Thomas and a daughter named Zoe.

Associations of Dennis Quaid

He appeared alongside Catherine Zeta-Jones in the crime drama Traffic.

Information related to Dennis Quaid

  • Texas Independents
  • Bellaire High School (Bellaire, Texas) alumni
  • Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead winners
  • Male actors from Houston
  • Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Screen Actors Guild Award winners
  • University of Houston alumni
Latest information about Dennis Quaid updated on April 18, 2021.

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