Dennis Quaid

Dennis Quaid (62)  April 9,1954 Houston, Texas, USA 6' (1,83 m)

Dennis Quaid was born in Houston, and grew up in the Houston suburban city of Bellaire. The son of an electrician father and a real estate agent mother, and raised a Baptist, he 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 El relevo (1979) and earned strong reviews for his role in Elegidos para la gloria (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.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Matt Dicker-update by Brian Daly