Dennis Quaid

Movie Actor

Dennis Quaid was born in Houston, Texas, United States on April 9th, 1954 and is the Movie Actor. At the age of 69, Dennis Quaid biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, movies, and networth are available.

Other Names / Nick Names
Dennis William Quaid, Dennis
Date of Birth
April 9, 1954
United States
Place of Birth
Houston, Texas, United States
69 years old
Zodiac Sign
$40 Million
$150 Thousand
Actor, Aircraft Pilot, Composer, Film Actor, Screenwriter, Television Actor, Voice Actor
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Dennis Quaid Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 69 years old, Dennis Quaid has this physical status:

Hair Color
Salt & pepper
Eye Color
Not Available
Dennis Quaid Religion, Education, and Hobbies
Not Available
Paul W. Horn Elementary School, Pershing Middle School, University of Houston
Dennis Quaid Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Laura Savoie
3, including Jack Quaid
Dating / Affair
P.J. Soles, Lea Thompson (1983-1989), Meg Ryan (1988-2001), Andie MacDowell (2001), Shanna Moakler, Kimberly Buffington (2003-2018), Santa Auzina (2016-2019), Laura Savoie (2019-Present)
William Rudy Quaid, Juanita B. Quaid
Randy Quaid (Older Brother) (Actor)
Other Family
Evi Quaid (Sister-In-Law), Amanda Quaid (Niece), Buddy Quaid (Half-Brother), Brandy Quaid (Half-Sister), Bo Brinkman (Cousin), Corbett Tuck (Cousin), Dakota Brinkman (Cousin)
Dennis Quaid Career

Quaid dropped out of the University of Houston before graduating and moved to Hollywood to pursue an acting career. He initially had trouble finding work but began to gain notice when he appeared in Breaking Away (1979) and earned good reviews for his role as astronaut Gordon Cooper in The Right Stuff (1983).

Known for his grin, Quaid has appeared in both comedic and dramatic roles. Quaid had starring roles in the films The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia (1981), Jaws 3-D (1983), Dreamscape (1984), Enemy Mine (1985), Innerspace (1987) and The Big Easy (1987). He also achieved acclaim for his portrayal of Jerry Lee Lewis in Great Balls of Fire! (1989). In 1989, he also appeared throughout the Bonnie Raitt music video for the song "Thing Called Love."

Quaid's career lost steam in the early 1990s, after he fought anorexia nervosa brought on when he lost 40 pounds to play the tuberculosis-afflicted Doc Holliday in Wyatt Earp and recovered from a cocaine addiction. He continued to garner positive reviews in a variety of films, however. Quaid was also the guest star of a season 2 episode of Muppets Tonight (1997). He starred in the lead role in the 1996 adventure film Dragonheart, the remake of The Parent Trap (1998), playing the part of the twins' father, and as an aging pro football quarterback in Oliver Stone's Any Given Sunday (1999). In 1998, he made his debut as a film director with Everything That Rises, a television movie western in which he also starred.

Some of Quaid's film credits include Frequency (2000), Dinner with Friends (2001), The Rookie (2002), Far from Heaven (2002), Cold Creek Manor (2003), Flight of the Phoenix (2004), The Alamo (2004), In Good Company (2004), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Yours, Mine & Ours (2005), Vantage Point (2008), G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009), and Pandorum (2009).

In 2009, Quaid guest starred in an episode of SpongeBob SquarePants, playing Mr. Krabs' grandfather, Captain Redbeard.

He portrayed U.S. President Bill Clinton, alongside Michael Sheen as Tony Blair and Hope Davis as Hillary Clinton, in the 2010 film The Special Relationship.

In 2012 and 2013, Quaid played Sheriff Ralph Lamb in the CBS TV drama series Vegas.

In 2017, he starred in A Dog's Purpose as Ethan Montgomery, billed as "a celebration of the special connection between humans and their dogs".

In 2018, Quaid starred in I Can Only Imagine, where he played Arthur Millard, the father of singer and songwriter Bart Millard, and Kin, where he plays Hal, the father of the film's two protagonists.

In 2019, he portrayed Vice Admiral William 'Bull' Halsey (He later became Fleet Admiral.) in "Midway."

In March 2018, it was confirmed by director Sean McNamara that Quaid would portray President Ronald Reagan in an upcoming biopic, titled Reagan, this would be the second time Quaid portrayed a U.S. president. The film was slated to have a summer 2019 release, however it is still in pre-production and was scheduled to begin filming in May 2020, but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Meg Ryan comes to defense of her and ex Dennis Quaid's son Jack as she slams critics for 'nepo baby' label: 'It is so dismissive of his work ethic', December 3, 2023
Meg Ryan has come to her son's defense after hearing people label him a 'nepo baby', a term used to describe children of celebrity parents that insinuates their success is largely due to their fame. Jack Quaid, now 31, made his film debut in The Hunger Games (2012), alongside Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson, and has since gone on to build an impressive Hollywood resume.

Julianne Moore and Dennis Quaid REUNITE on talk show 21 YEARS after Far From Heaven as actress says she's 'thrilled' to see the star: 'What a wonderful coincidence', November 29, 2023
Julianne Moore and Dennis Quaid reunited in New York on Wednesday 21 years after starring together in Far From Heaven. The gorgeous movie stars - who played a dysfunctional 1950s married couple in the Oscar-nominated film - happened to be separately booked as guests on Good Morning America, as Moore, 62, was promoting her film May December and Quaid, 69, was plugging his new album A Gospel Record for Sinners. The former costars wrapped their arms around each other as they posed for a few adorable snaps on the set of the talk show, which were posted to GMA's Instagram.

Iconic Disney Channel star turned 'Degrassi' actress looks exactly the same in new photo... 17 years after starring in Cow Belles - can you guess who she is?, November 19, 2023
Iconic actress who starred in Disney Channels' movie Cow Belles 17 years ago looks exactly the same in new photos. The 34-year-old beauty shared a gorgeous pic of herself to Instagram rocking a stunning mini dress and black leather motorcycle jacket, and captioned it, 'I simply never stand still for a photo.' In another set of snaps, the sandy blonde thespian was all smiles standing in front of a ferris wheel while rocking a bright white halter top while insisting, 'the waffle > the funnel cake trust me!!'
Dennis Quaid Instagram Photos
8 Apr 2022

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