Famous as :Actor, musician
Birth Name :Dennis William Quaid
Birth Date :April 09, 1954
Birth Place :Houston, Texas, USA
Spouse :P.J. Soles (actress, 25-Nov-78 - 23-Jan-83), Meg Ryan (actress, 14-Feb-91 - 16-Jul-01), Kimberly Buffington (real estate agent, since 4-Jul-04, filed for divorced)
Claim to fame :As Mike in "Breaking Away" (1979)
Capable to deliver excellent performances in the contrasting genres of drama and comedy to frequently earn critics' praises, Dennis William Quaid surely is one versatile thespian people could always welcome warmly in cinemas. Raised in Houston, Texas from the day of he was born on April 9, 1954 as the second son of electrician William Rudy Quaid and real-estate agent Juanita Bonniedale Jordan, the actor has flourished an interest in acting since he was still a student at the state's Bellaire High School where he was actively involved in some of its stage productions. Kept sticking to this branch of performing arts when entering University of Houston after his graduation in 1972, his fondness for the field became so great that he finally decided to quit his study to follow the trail of his older brother, Randy Quaid, who at that time had already developed a growing career in Hollywood.