Dennis Quaid

Actor / Aircraft Pilot / Screenwriter / Composer | * 04/09/1954 (67) | Houston, Texas (United States of America (USA))
Dennis William Quaid (born April 9, 1954) is an American actor and musician 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 (1979), The Right Stuff (1983), The Big Easy (1986), Innerspace (1987), Great Balls of Fire! (1989), DragonHeart (1996), The Parent Trap (1998), Frequency (2000), Traffic (2000), The Rookie (2002), T..."> ()
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Dennis William Quaid (born April 9, 1954) is an American actor. He became known during the 1980s after appearing in several successful films, including as Mike Brody in Jaws 3-D (1983), Alex Gardner in Dreamscape (1984), Remy McSwain in The Big Easy (1987), Tuck Pendleton in Innerspace (1987), Jefferson "Jeff" Blue in Undercover Blues (1993), Bowen in DragonHeart (1996), Joe Doe/William in Gang Related (1997), Frank Towns in Flight of the Phoenix (2004), Jack Hall in The Day After Tomorrow (2004) and Reverend Shaw Moore in Footloose (2011).

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Dennis Quaid

Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Movies with Dennis Quaid as Actor(92)

as “Cowboy” Jack Clement2022 American Pride
as Beauchamp2022 The Tiger Rising
as Doug White2022 On a Wing and a Prayer
as Mason2021 Born a Champion
as Ronald Reagan2021 Reagan
as Dick Vermeil2021 American Underdog
as Wade2021 Blue Miracle
as Narrator2020 John Bronco
as Ethan Montgomery2019 A Dog's Journey
as Charlie Peck2019 The Intruder
as Vice Admiral William 'Bull' Halsey2019 Midway
as Joe2019 Pretenders
as Hal Solinski2018 Kin
as Arthur2018 I Can Only Imagine
as Adult Ethan2017 A Dog's Purpose
as Lt. Colonel Roger Charles2015 Truth
as Charlie Wessler (segment "The Pitch")2013 Movie 43
as Carl2012 Playing for Keeps
as Clay Hammond2012 The Words
as Henry Whipple2012 At Any Price
as Tom Hamilton2011 Soul Surfer
as Rev. Shaw Moore2011 Footloose
as Bill Clinton2010 The Special Relationship
as Bob Hanson2010 Legion
as General Hawk2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
as Payton2009 Pandorum
as Aidan Breslin2009 Horsemen
as Thomas Barnes2008 Vantage Point
as Ben Schwartzwalder2008 The Express
as Lawrence Wetherhold2008 Smart People
as Roven (voice)2007 Battle for Terra
as President Staton2006 American Dreamz
as Frank Beardsley2005 Yours, Mine & Ours
as Sam Houston2004 The Alamo
as Dan Foreman2004 In Good Company
as Jack Hall2004 The Day After Tomorrow
as Frank Towns2004 Flight of the Phoenix
as Cooper Tilson2003 Cold Creek Manor
as Jimmy Morris2002 The Rookie
as Frank Whitaker2002 Far from Heaven
as Frank Sullivan2000 Frequency
as Arnie Metzger2000 Traffic
as Jack 'Cap' Rooney1999 Any Given Sunday
as Hugh1998 Playing by Heart
as Nick Parker1998 The Parent Trap
as Joshua Rose1998 Savior
as Jim Clay1998 Everything That Rises
as Frank LaCrosse1997 Switchback
as Joe Doe / William1997 Gang Related
as Bowen1996 DragonHeart
as Eddie Bichon1995 Something to Talk About
as Doc Holliday1994 Wyatt Earp
as Wallace Foudroyant / Biff the Clown1993 Wilder Napalm
as Arlis Sweeney1993 Flesh and Bone
as Jefferson 'Jeff' Blue1993 Undercover Blues
as Jack Faulkner1990 Postcards From the Edge
as Jack McGurn1990 Come See the Paradise
as Jerry Lee Lewis1989 Great Balls of Fire!
as Dexter Cornell1988 D.O.A.
as Gavin Grey1988 Everybody's All-American
as Eddie Sanger1987 Suspect
as Lt. Tuck Pendleton1987 Innerspace
as Remy McSwain1986 The Big Easy
as Willis Davidge1985 Enemy Mine
as Alex Gardner1984 Dreamscape
as Art Long1983 Tough Enough
as Gordon Cooper1983 The Right Stuff
as Michael 'Mike' Brody1983 Jaws 3-D
as Barry Morrow1983 Bill: On His Own
as Kyle Hager1982 Johnny Belinda
as Barry Morrow1981 Bill
as Extra at Graduation Ceremony1981 Stripes
as Freddie Dupler1981 All Night Long
as Lar1981 Caveman
as Electriction1980 The Hearse
as Mad Grossman1980 Gorp
as Ed Miller1980 The Long Riders
as Mike1979 Breaking Away
as Paul Morelli1978 Our Winning Season
as Phil Lawver1978 Are You in the House Alone?
as Alan Darby1978 The Seniors
as Frank1977 September 30, 1955
as Shark, Baseball Pitcher1977 I Never Promised You a Rose Garden
as Bellhop1975 Crazy Mama

TV Shows/Series with Dennis Quaid as Actor(23)

as Self - Guest2019 Tamron Hall
as Wade Blackwood2016 Goliath
as Michael Lennox2015 Fortitude
as Samuel Brukner2015 The Art of More
as Lucky Luciano2013 Drunk History
as Sheriff Ralph Lamb2012 Vegas
as himself1997 The View
as Self - Guest1997 The View
1975 Baretta
as himself1968 60 Minutes
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Movies with Dennis Quaid as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1998 Everything That Rises

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Dennis Quaid
Born: Friday, 04/09 1954 (April) in Houston, Texas (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 67 years + 289 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: University of Houston, Bellaire High School
Spouses (current/former): P. J. Soles, Meg Ryan, Kimberly Quaid
Children: Jack Quaid
Siblings: Randy Quaid
Other names for Dennis Quaid (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Dennis William Quaid"
"Ντένις Κουέιντ Γουΐλιαμ"
"Ντένις Γουΐλιαμ Κουέιντ"
"데니스 퀘이드"
Dennis Quaid frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (35x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (26x, Actor)
Bill Hader (25x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (22x, Actress)
Jason Sudeikis (20x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (20x, Actor)
Amy Poehler (16x, Actress)
Martin Short (16x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (16x, Actress)
Chris Rock (15x, Actor)
Will Forte (15x, Actor)
Sean McNamara (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:387, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/22/2022