Dennis Quaid


Personal Info

  • Birth Name: Dennis William Quaid
  • Date of Birth: 9 April 1954
  • Place Of Birth:  Houston, Texas, USA
  • Height: 6' (1.83 m)


Dennis Quaid was born in Houston, Texas, to Juanita Bonniedale (Jordan), a real estate agent, and William Rudy Quaid, an electrician. He grew up in the Houston suburban city of Bellaire. He was raised a Baptist, and studied drama, Mandarin Chinese, and dance while a student at Bellaire High School. He continued study at the University of Houston, but dropped out before completing his degree. He moved to Los Angeles to pursue a film career where his brother, Randy Quaid, had already began to build a successful career. However, Dennis initially had trouble finding film roles, but began to gain notice when he appeared in Breaking Away (1979) and earned strong reviews for his role in The Right Stuff (1983). Aside from acting, Quaid is also a musician, and plays with his band, “The Sharks”. He holds a flying license and is a five handicap golfer.


Trailers & Videos


Midway (2019 Movie) New Trailer – Ed Skrein, Mandy Moore, Nick Jonas, Woody Harrelson


Trailer: A Dog's Journey

Trailer: The Intruder

KIN (2018 Movie) Official Trailer

Trailer: I Can Only Imagine

Trailer: A Dog's Purpose