Dennis Quaid

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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).

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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).

Description above from the Wikipedia article Dennis William Quaid , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 84

Birthday 1954-04-09

Place of Birth Houston, Texas, USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 A Dog's Purpose
2015 The Art of More(10 episodes) as Samuel Brukner
2015 Truth as Colonel Roger Charles
2015 Fortitude(0 episodes)
2013 Drunk History(1 episode) as Lucky Luciano
2013 Movie 43 as Charlie Wessler (segment "The Pitch")
2012 Playing for Keeps as Carl
2012 Vegas(21 episodes) as Sheriff Ralph Lamb
2012 The Words as Clay Hammond
2012 At Any Price as Henry Whipple
2012 What to Expect When You're Expecting as Ramsey
2011 Beneath the Darkness as Ely
2011 Footloose as Rev. Shaw Moore
2011 Soul Surfer as Tom Hamilton
2010 The Special Relationship as Bill Clinton
2010 Legion as Bob Hanson
2009 Pandorum as Payton
2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra as General Hawk
2009 Horsemen as Aidan Breslin
2008 The Express as Ben Schwartzwalder
2008 Smart People as Lawrence Wetherhold
2008 Vantage Point as Thomas Barnes
2007 Battle for Terra as Roven
2006 American Dreamz as President Staton
2005 Yours, Mine and Ours as Frank Beardsley
2004 In Good Company as Dan Foreman
2004 Flight of the Phoenix as Frank Towns
2004 The Alamo as Sam Houston
2004 The Day After Tomorrow as Jack Hall
2003 Cold Creek Manor as Cooper Tilson
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(3 episodes)
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(1 episode)
2002 Far from Heaven as Frank Whitaker
2002 The Rookie as Jimmy Morris
2001 Dinner with Friends as Gabe
2000 Traffic as Arnie Metzger
2000 Frequency as Frank Sullivan
1999 Any Given Sunday as Jack 'Cap' Rooney
1998 Playing by Heart as Hugh
1998 Savior as Joshua Rose
1998 The Parent Trap as Nick Parker
1997 Switchback as Frank LaCrosse
1997 Gang Related as Joe Doe / William
1997 The View(3 episodes)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(2 episodes)
1996 DragonHeart as Bowen
1996 E! True Hollywood Story(1 episode)
1996 Muppets Tonight(1 episode)
1995 Something to Talk About as Eddie Bichon
1994 Wyatt Earp as Doc Holliday
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1993 Flesh and Bone as Arlis Sweeney
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 Undercover Blues as Jefferson 'Jeff' Blue
1993 Wilder Napalm as Wallace Foudroyant / Biff the Clown
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(3 episodes)
1990 Postcards from the Edge as Jack Faulkner
1990 Come See the Paradise
1989 Great Balls of Fire! as Jerry Lee Lewis
1988 Everybody's All-American as Gavin Grey
1988 D.O.A. as Dexter Cornell
1987 Suspect as Eddie Sanger
1987 Innerspace as Lt. Tuck Pendleton
1986 The Big Easy as Remy McSwain
1985 Enemy Mine as Willis Davidge
1984 Dreamscape as Alex Gardner
1983 The Right Stuff as Gordon Cooper
1983 Tough Enough as Art Long
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(1 episode)
1983 Jaws 3 as Michael 'Mike' Brody
1981 Bill as Barry Morrow
1981 The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia as Travis Child
1981 Caveman as Lar
1981 All Night Long as Freddie Dupler
1980 The Long Riders as Ed Miller
1980 Gorp as Mad Grossman
1979 Breaking Away as Mike
1978 Are You in the House Alone? as Phil Lawver
1978 Our Winning Season
1978 September 30, 1955 as Frank
1978 The Seniors as Alan
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1975 Baretta(1 episode)
1952 Today(1 episode)
1944 Golden Globe Awards(1 episode)

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