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Dennis Quaid was born in Houston, Texas, to Juanita Bonniedale (Jordan), a real estate agent, and William Rudy Quaid, an electrician. He grew up in the Houston suburban city of Bellaire. He was raised a Baptist, and studied drama, Mandarin Chinese, and dance while a student at Bellaire High School. He continued study at the University of Houston, ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 11 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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The Day After Tomorrow
(2004)
Vantage Point
Vantage Point Thomas Barnes
(2008)
Frequency
Frequency Frank Sullivan
(2000)
Pandorum
Pandorum Payton
(2009)

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 2017/II Kin (post-production)
 2017 Mad Families
Head Ranger
 2015 Truth
Lt. Colonel Roger Charles
 2013 Movie 43
Charlie Wessler (segment "The Pitch")
 2012 Playing for Keeps
Carl
 2012 At Any Price
Henry Whipple
 2009 Pandorum
Payton
 2007 Battle for Terra
Roven (voice)
 1994 Kidnapped
 1993 Flesh and Bone
Arlis Sweeney
 1993 Undercover Blues
Jeff Blue
 1990 Come See the Paradise
Jack McGurn
 1987 Suspect
Eddie Sanger
 1981 Stripes
Extra at Graduation Ceremony (uncredited)
 1981 Caveman
Lar
 1981 All Night Long
Freddie Dupler
 1980 Gorp
Mad Grossman
 1978 The Seniors
Alan
 1978 Our Winning Season
Paul Morelli
 1977 I Never Promised You a Rose Garden
Shark, Baseball Pitcher
 1975 Crazy Mama
Bellhop (uncredited)
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Guest on the TV program "Live on Five". See more »

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1 Print Biography | 17 Interviews | 22 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 21 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[2004] Being a celebrity couple is not so easy - it's double the publicity, and it's hard to have a private life...I have to tell you that I am happier with my life now then ever: I have a great son and a great career. I'm not only here, but here stronger than I've ever been - I have absolutely no regrets about the ups and downs of my career. See more »

Trivia:

He and his ex-wife, Meg Ryan, have both appeared in remakes of films starring James Stewart. Quaid played Stewart's part in the remake of The Flight of the Phoenix (1965). Meg Ryan appeared in You've Got Mail (1998), which was a remake of The Shop Around the Corner (1940). See more »

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