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Dennis Quaid

Dennis Quaid
Quaid in 1991
Personal information
Birth nameDennis William Quaid
Birth dateApril 9, 1954(age 62)
Place of birthHouston, Texas, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1975 present
Spouse 
RelativesRandy Quaid (brother)

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Dennis William Quaid (born April 9, 1954) is an American actor known for his comedic and dramatic roles. First gaining widespread attention in the 1980s, his career rebounded in the 1990s after he overcame an addiction to drugs and an eating disorder. Some of his notable credits include The Right Stuff, Great Balls of Fire!, The Big Easy, Far from Heaven, The Rookie, The Day After Tomorrow, The Parent Trap, Soul Surfer and Frequency.


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