Dennis Quaid. biography
NAME:Dennis Quaid BIRTH DATE:April 9, 1954 (Age: 59) PLACE OF BIRTH:Houston, Texas
Dennis Quaid was born on April 9, 1954 in Houston, Texas. He is the younger brother of actor Randy Quaid. Dennis first acting role came in the 1979 film Breaking Away. His first notable role came in the 1983 film The Right Stuff. Over the years, he has appeared in various films like Wyatt Earp, Innerspace and Vantage Point.
Quaid married actress Meg Ryan in 1991. The couple had a son together but divorced in 2001. He married real estate agent Kimberly Buffington in 2004. The two welcomed twins in 2007 but almost lost them when the hospital gave them a massive over dosage of heparin.
Quaid filed a lawsuit against the drug manufacturer and appeared before Congress to increase safety awareness.
Did you know…
- He has a band called Dennis Quaid and the Sharks
- He studied drama in high school and college
- He received his star on the Walk of Fame in 2005
- He and his wife had their twins via a surrogate mother
- David Lean is his favorite director