Dennis Quaid is a popular Hollywood actor, producer and film director. As an actor, Dennis Quaid is renowned to play light, comic roles and is an impressive drama artist.
Dennis Quaid comes from a family where his elder brother is also a renowned actor in Hollywood. After winning widespread acclaim post-debut in the 1980s, Dennis Quaid is today an award-winning actor in the North American movie industry.
Apart from being an actor, film director and film producer, Dennis Quaid is also a talented singer and performs with his own band.
About Dennis Quaid
|Real Name||Dennis William Quaid|
|Date of Birth||9th April 1954|
|Age (as of September 2018)||64 years|
|Place of Birth||Houston (Texas)|
|Education||Graduate from University of Houston (Texas)|
(183 cm) approximately
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
Family & Relationships
|Father||William Rudy Quaid |
|Mother||Juanita B. 'Nita' Quaid|
(Real Estate Agent)
(Real Estate Agent)
|Net Worth||INR 280,00,00,000|
(USD 40 Million)
|Famous for||Breaking Away (1979), Caveman (1981), Jaws 3-D, The Right Stuff (1983), Dreamscape (1984), Suspect (1987), Great Balls Of Fire! (1989), Dragonheart (1996), The Parent Trap (1998), Any Given Sunday (1999), The Rookie (2002), The Alamo, The Day After Tomorrow, Flight Of The Phoenix (2004), Vantage Point (2008), GI Joe: Rise of the Cobra (2009), Legion (2010), Footloose (2011), Beneath The Darkness (2012), Truth (2015)|
|First Movie||Breaking Away (1979)|
|Hobbies||Singing, playing golf or piloting|
Dennis Quaid is one of the most recognized actors from the Hollywood film industry. Showcasing his impressive comic and drama acting, Dennis Quaid has become one of the most popular actors in the North American movies.
Dennis Quaid’s age is 64 years as Dennis Quaid was born on the 9th of April, 1954 in Houston, Texas. Dennis Quaid’s height is around 6 ft (183 cm) while Dennis Quaid’s weight is around 86 kg (190 lbs). In his spare time, Dennis Quaid loves singing, playing golf or piloting his small plane, being a licensed pilot.
Dennis Quaid is divorced and has been married three times in all. His last marriage was to real estate agent Kimberley Buffington, with whom Dennis Quaid finally got divorced in April of 2018, after almost four years of marriage. Dennis Quaid has three children from his marriages, which include daughter Zoe Grace Quaid and sons Jack Henry Quaid and Thomas Boone Quaid.
Thanks to his almost 40 years of career as an actor, and also as a film director and producer, Dennis Quaid’s net worth today is an estimated INR 280 crores (USD 40 Million).
In his long career as an actor, Dennis Quaid has won over 6 awards and has been nominated numerous times as well.
The list of Dennis Quaid’s awards include winning the Valladolid International Film Festival’s Best Lead Actor award and the Independent Spirit Awards’ Best Male Lead award for his role in ‘The Big Easy’ (1987). Next, Dennis Quaid won the New York Film Critics Circle’s Best Supporting Actor award,the Chicago Film Critics Association’s Best Supporting Actor award, the Independent Spirit Awards’ Best Supporting Male award and the Online Film Critics Society’s Best Supporting Actor award, for his role in ‘Far From Heaven’ (2002).
Later, Dennis Quaid was also awarded the 2016 Houston Film Critics Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
Apart from winning these prestigious awards, Dennis Quaid has also been nominated numerous times.
The list of Dennis Quaid’s nominations for awards include being nominated for the Jupiter Awards’ Best International Actor award, for his role in ‘The Big Easy’ (1989), the Saturn Awards’ Best Supporting Actor award for his role in ‘Frequency’ (2001) and also being nominated for the Screen Actors’ Guild’s Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture award, for his role in ‘Traffic’ (2001).
Apart from these, Dennis Quaid was also nominated for the Toronto Film Critics Association’s Best Supporting Performance – Male award, the Gold Derby Awards’ Best Supporting Actor award, the Golden Globe Awards’ Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture award, the Satellite Awards’ Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama award, the Screen Actors Guild’s Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in Supporting Role award as well as being nominated for the Vancouver Film Critics Circle’s Best Supporting Actor award, all for his impressive performance in ‘Far From Heaven’ (2003).
More recently, Dennis Quaid was nominated for the Golden Globe Awards’ Best Lead Actor in a Motion Picture Made for Television award, the Screen Actors Guild’s Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie of Miniseries award, the Primetime Emmy Awards’ Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie award as well as nomination for the Satellite Awards’ Best Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television award, for his amazing performance in the super hit drama ‘The Special Relationship’ (2010).
Interesting Facts About Dennis Quaid
- Dennis Quaid does not smoke and has quit drinking alcohol as well.
- Apart from being a popular Hollywood actor, Dennis Quaid is also a popular singer and has his own band, called ‘Dennis Quaid and the Sharks’.
- Dennis Quaid is an experienced and licensed pilot and loves to fly his small plane whenever he get the chance.
- Dennis Quaid is also a big philanthropist and organizes a celebrity golf tournament whose proceeds are donated to several different children’s charities.
- Dennis Quaid is also an expert golfer.