Randy Randall Rudy Quaid is an American actor known for his roles in both serious drama and light comedy. He was nominated for an Academy Award, BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for his role in The Last Detail in 1973. In 1978 he co-starred as a prisoner in Midnight Express. Quaid also won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Emmy Award for his portrayal of U.S. President Lyndon Johnson in LBJ: The Early Years. He also received Emmy nominations for his roles in A Streetcar Named Desire and Elvis. Quaid is also known for his role of Cousin Eddie in the National Lampoon's Vacation movies. He voiced Alameda Slim in the animated feature Home on the Range.
|Born:||Randy Randall Rudy Quaid, October 1, 1950, Houston, Texas, U.S.|
|Alma mater:||University of Houston|
|Relatives:||Dennis Quaid (brother), Jack Quaid (nephew)|
|IMDb:||Randy Quaid's IMDb|
About Randy Quaid
He appeared with his brother Dennis Quaid in The Long Riders. His portrayal of President Lyndon Johnson in LBJ: The Early Years earned him a Golden Globe Award.
He was discovered by director Peter Bogdanovich while attending the University of Houston, and played a small role in his film, The Last Picture Show.
He won a Golden Globe Award for his memorable role as Cousin Eddie in the Vacation series.
He was married to Ella Jolly from 1980 to 1989, then married Evi Quaid shortly after his divorce from Ella. He has a daughter named Amanda.
He starred in Brokeback Mountain alongside Heath Ledger.
Information related to Randy Quaid
- Bellaire High School (Bellaire, Texas) alumni
- Applicants for refugee status in Canada
- Best Miniseries or Television Movie Actor Golden Globe winners
- Male actors from Houston
- Cajun people
- American sketch comedians
- University of Houston alumni
- American prisoners and detainees
- American emigrants to Canada