Dennis Quaid

Dennis William Quaid (born April 9, 1954 in Houston, Texas) is an American actor.

Biography

Quaid studied drama at Bellaire High School in Bellaire, Texas and later in college. He dropped out of college before graduating and moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue an acting career. Dennis initially had trouble finding work but began to gain notice when he appeared in Breaking Away (1979) and earned good reviews for his role in The Right Stuff (1983).

Aside from acting, Quaid is also a musician, and plays with his band the Sharks. Randy Quaid, Dennis' older brother, is also an actor.

Quaid was married to actress Meg Ryan from 1991 to 2001 (divorced). They have one child together, Jack Henry (born April 24, 1992). In 2004, he married real estate agent Kimberly Buffington. His first marriage, from 1978 to 1983, was to actress P. J. Soles.

Quaid works with the charity "International Hospital for Children in New Orleans." He makes trips to Central America to help build medical clinics and transport sick children back to the United States for treatment they cannot get locally.

Quaid is an avid golfer and lends his name to the annual "Jiffy Lube/Dennis Quaid Charity Classic" in Austin, Texas. The golf tournament attracts numerous celebrities with the proceeds split between three local children's charities.

Selected filmography

  • Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
  • The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
  • The Alamo (2004)
  • Cold Creek Manor (2003)
  • Traffic (2000)
  • Frequency (2000)
  • Any Given Sunday (1999)
  • Savior (1998)
  • The Parent Trap (1998)
  • Dragonheart (1996)
  • Postcards From the Edge (1990)
  • The Big Easy (1987)
  • Innerspace (1987)
  • The Right Stuff (1983)
  • Breaking Away (1979)

Resources

  • "Dennis Quaid". The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0000598/). Retrieved Sep. 21, 2004.

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His first marriage, from 1978 to 1983, was to actress P. Rathbone also acted on Broadway numerous times. They have one child together, Jack Henry (born April 24, 1992). In 2004, he married real estate agent Kimberly Buffington. It was in 1939 that Rathbone first starred as Sherlock Holmes, in The Hound of the Baskervilles. Unfortunately, the many sequels typecast him (he gained the nickname 'Razzle Bathrobe') and he was unable to break out of the stereotype, except in certain spoofs of his earlier swashbuckling villains in such movies as Casanova's Big Night (1954) and The Court Jester (1956). Quaid was married to actress Meg Ryan from 1991 to 2001 (divorced). Basil Rathbone earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance of Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet (1936), and another nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance of King Louis XI in If I Were King (1938). Randy Quaid, Dennis' older brother, is also an actor. The latter duplicates a scene in the former where Rathbone slices a candle in two and leaves it burning.

Aside from acting, Quaid is also a musician, and plays with his band the Sharks. Other noteworthy sword fights appear in The Mark of Zorro and The Court Jester (1956). Dennis initially had trouble finding work but began to gain notice when he appeared in Breaking Away (1979) and earned good reviews for his role in The Right Stuff (1983). He was admired for his athletic cinema swordsmanship, particularly in the duel on the beach in Captain Blood and as Sir Guy of Guisborne in the long fight scene in Robin Hood. He dropped out of college before graduating and moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue an acting career. Watson in an old-time radio mystery series, The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1943-1946), and did numerous other radio broadcasts. Quaid studied drama at Bellaire High School in Bellaire, Texas and later in college. He also starred as Holmes with Nigel Bruce as Dr.

Dennis William Quaid (born April 9, 1954 in Houston, Texas) is an American actor. To many fans, Basil Rathbone was born to play Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous London detective. 21, 2004. He was most notable for his starring roles in fifteen Sherlock Holmes movies. Retrieved Sep. Rathbone became famous for playing suave villains in many swashbucklers of the 1930s, including David Copperfield (1935), Anna Karenina (1935), The Last Days of Pompeii (1935), Captain Blood (1935), A Tale of Two Cities (1935), The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) and The Mark of Zorro (1940). The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0000598/). He was in a few silent movies, and played detective Philo Vance in the 1929 movie The Bishop Murder Case.

"Dennis Quaid". During the 1920s, Rathbone appeared in Shakespearean roles on the British stage. Breaking Away (1979). He is interred in the Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, New York. The Right Stuff (1983). He died of a heart attack at his home in New York City. Innerspace (1987). He and Foreman had one son, Rodion Rathbone, and he and Bergere had one adopted daughter, Cynthia Rathbone.

The Big Easy (1987). Rathbone was married to actress Marion Foreman (married 1914-divorced 1926) and writer Ouida Bergere (married 1927-his death 1967). Postcards From the Edge (1990). His younger sister and brother were Beatrice Rathbone and John Rathbone. Dragonheart (1996). John Basil Rathbone in Johannesburg, South Africa, a son of Edgar Philip Rathbone and Anna Barbara George. The Parent Trap (1998). He was born Philip St.

Savior (1998). Basil Rathbone (June 13, 1892 - July 21, 1967) was an English actor. Any Given Sunday (1999). Frequency (2000). Traffic (2000).

Cold Creek Manor (2003). The Alamo (2004). The Day After Tomorrow (2004). Flight of the Phoenix (2004).

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