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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The golf tournament attracts numerous celebrities with the proceeds split between three local children's charities. His silver screen career usually involved him being cast as the quintessential villain in such films as: Mad Dog Coll (1961), Cape Fear (1962), Birdman of Alcatraz (1962), The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965), Battle of the Bulge (1965), Genghis Khan (1965), Beau Geste (1966), The Dirty Dozen (1967), The Assassination Bureau (1969), On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), Kelly's Heroes (1970), Escape to Athena (1979), and Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979). Quaid is an avid golfer and lends his name to the annual "Jiffy Lube/Dennis Quaid Charity Classic" in Austin, Texas. Telly's brother George played the recurring role of Detective Stavros. 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. Telly portrayed Kojak in the following shows;. J. Soles. Theo Kojak was a bald New York detective who had a fondness for lollipops and whose trademark line was, "Who loves ya, baby?" Reportedly the lollipop gimmick was added in lieu of having the character smoke, a habit that fell out of vogue among TV series in the 1970s.

His first marriage, from 1978 to 1983, was to actress P. Lt. They have one child together, Jack Henry (born April 24, 1992). In 2004, he married real estate agent Kimberly Buffington. Undoubtably Savalas' most famous role was that of the tough detective Kojak on television. Quaid was married to actress Meg Ryan from 1991 to 2001 (divorced). He was also the godfather of Friends star Jennifer Aniston, with whom he shared Greek roots. Randy Quaid, Dennis' older brother, is also an actor. In the early 1990s, Savalas contracted bladder cancer, ultimately succumbing to the disease in 1994, only a day after he turned 70, in Universal City, California.

Aside from acting, Quaid is also a musician, and plays with his band the Sharks. Telly maintained that style for the rest of his life. 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 eventually decided to shave off the remaining hair when he began playing in movies. He dropped out of college before graduating and moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue an acting career. Up until the mid-1960s, he had what his family termed a halo - a ring of hair along the back and sides of his head. Quaid studied drama at Bellaire High School in Bellaire, Texas and later in college. Telly was well known for being totally bald.

Dennis William Quaid (born April 9, 1954 in Houston, Texas) is an American actor. It was not until he was in his thirties that he decided to turn to acting. 21, 2004. During the early 1950s, Savalas worked for ABC radio and eventually became the executive producer of his own popular talk show, "Telly's Coffee House". Retrieved Sep. He was honourably discharged with a Purple Heart disability. The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0000598/). He served in World War II after he dropped out of Columbia University, where he was studying psychology.

"Dennis Quaid". Savalas was born in Garden City, New York to Greek parents, Nicholas and Christina Savalas. Breaking Away (1979). He was best known for his work on the Kojak television series, and for playing Ernst Stavro Blofeld in the James Bond film On Her Majesty's Secret Service. The Right Stuff (1983). Telly Savalas (born Aristotle Savalas) (January 21, 1924 - January 22, 1994) was a Greek-American actor. Innerspace (1987). Kojak: Flowers for Matty (1990) (TV).

The Big Easy (1987). Kojak: It's Always Something (1990) (TV). Postcards From the Edge (1990). Kojak: None So Blind (1990) (TV). Dragonheart (1996). Kojak: Fatal Flaw (1989) (TV). The Parent Trap (1998). Kojak: Ariana (1989) (TV).

Savior (1998). Kojak: The Price of Justice (1987) (TV). Any Given Sunday (1999). Kojak: The Belarus File (1985) (TV). Frequency (2000). "Kojak" (1973-78) TV Series. Traffic (2000). The Marcus-Nelson Murders (1973) (TV) The Pilot for the Kojak TV series.

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

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