Dennis Quaid

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Dennis William Quaid is an American actor known for a wide variety of dramatic and comedic roles. First gaining widespread attention in the 1980s, some of his notable credits include Breaking Away (1979), The Right Stuff (1983), The Big Easy (1986), Innerspace (1987), Great Balls of Fire! (1989), Dragonheart (1996), The Parent Trap (1998), Frequency... read more

Dennis William Quaid is an American actor known for a wide variety of dramatic and comedic roles. First gaining widespread attention in the 1980s, some of his notable credits include Breaking Away (1979), The Right Stuff (1983), The Big Easy (1986), Innerspace (1987), Great Balls of Fire! (1989), Dragonheart (1996), The Parent Trap (1998), Frequency (2000), Traffic (2000), The Rookie (2002), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Vantage Point (2008), Footloose (2011), Soul Surfer (2011), and The Intruder (2019). For his role in Far from Heaven (2002), he won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor among other accolades.

Birth Name

Dennis William Quaid

Born

Friday, 09 April 1954

Actor Filmography

Saurus City Rind 2021
The Tiger Rising Beauchamp 2021
Merry Happy Whatever Don Quinn 2019
Midway Vice Admiral William 'Bull' Halsey / William 'Bull' Halsey 2019
The Pretenders Joe 2019
Mixtape Self 2019
Tamron Hall Self 2019
The Kelly Clarkson Show Self 2019
Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk Works Kelly Johnson 2019
A Dog's Journey Ethan / Ethan Montgomery 2019
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Saurus City Rind 2021
The Tiger Rising Beauchamp 2021
Merry Happy Whatever Don Quinn 2019
Midway Vice Admiral William 'Bull' Halsey / William 'Bull' Halsey 2019
The Pretenders Joe 2019
Mixtape Self 2019
Tamron Hall Self 2019
The Kelly Clarkson Show Self 2019
Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk Works Kelly Johnson 2019
A Dog's Journey Ethan / Ethan Montgomery 2019
The Intruder Charlie Peck 2019
GMA3: Strahan, Sara & Keke Self 2018
Kin Hal Solinski 2018
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
I Can Only Imagine Arthur 2018
The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Presenter 2017
A Dog's Purpose Adult Ethan 2017
Mad Families Head Ranger 2017
Goliath Wade Blackwood 2016
Harry Himself 2016
Chelsea Himself 2016
American Crime Story George W. Bush 2016
The Art of More Samuel Brukner 2015
Truth Lt. Col. Roger Charles 2015
Miracles on the Plains Narrator (voice) 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self - Guest 2015
The Late Late Show with James Corden Himself - Guest 2015
Fortitude Michael Lennox 2015
MLB Network Presents Self - Narrator 2015
The Meredith Vieira Show Himself - Guest 2014
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Self - Guest 2014
Celebrity Page Self, Self (archive footage) 2013
Drunk History Lucky Luciano 2013
Inside Amy Schumer Chief, Judge 2013
Movie 43 Charlie Wessler 2013
Playing For Keeps Carl 2012
Home & Family Self 2012
Vegas Sheriff Ralph Lamb 2012
The Words Clay Hammond 2012
At Any Price Henry Whipple 2012
Larry King Now Himself - Guest 2012
What To Expect When You're Expecting Ramsey 2012
Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (archive footage) 2012
Beneath The Darkness Vaughn Ely 2011
What's Up Orange County Self - Guest, Self 2011
Footloose Rev. Shaw Moore 2011
The Chew Himself 2011
Soul Surfer Tom Hamilton 2011
Workaholics Ted Murphy 2011
Crashing the Fest Himself 2011
Reagan Ronald Reagan 2011
Conan Himself - Guest 2010
The Talk Self 2010
The Special Relationship Bill Clinton 2010
Legion Bob Hanson 2010
In the House with Peter Bart & Peter Guber Himself 2009
Talk Stoop Himself - Guest 2009
Pandorum Payton 2009
G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra General Hawk 2009
Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen Self 2009
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien Himself - Guest 2009
The Rotten Tomatoes Show Himself 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself - Guest 2009
Horsemen Aidan Breslin 2009
The Express Ben Schwartzwalder 2008
The Bonnie Hunt Show Himself - Guest 2008
The Wendy Williams Show Self - Guest 2008
Smart People Lawrence Wetherhold 2008
Vantage Point Thomas Barnes 2008
Battle for Terra Roven (voice) 2007
Meat Loaf: In Search Of Paradise Himself - Special Appearance 2007
Access Hollywood Himself 2006
Rachael Ray Self - Guest 2006
American Dreamz President Staton 2006
Hollywood Couples Himself (archive footage) 2006
One for the Money: The Birth of Rock N' Roll Himself - Actor 2006
Fabulous! The Story Of Queer Cinema Himself (archive footage) 2006
Yours, Mine & Ours Frank Beardsley 2005
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
In Good Company Dan 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Himself - Guest, Himself - Musical Guest 2005
Flight Of The Phoenix Frank Towns 2004
The Day After Tomorrow Jack Hall 2004
The Alamo Sam Houston 2004
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Mike (archive footage) 2003
Shootout Himself 2003
Cold Creek Manor Cooper Tilson 2003
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Himself - Guest, Himself, Self - Guest 2003
America's Next Top Model Himself 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself - Guest 2003
Freedom: A History of Us Andrew Jackson, Gen. Robert E. Lee, George Mehales, New York Times Reporter, Robert Ode 2003
Far From Heaven Frank Whitaker 2002
The Adventures Of Pluto Nash 2002
The Rookie Jimmy Morris 2002
Traffic Arnie Metzger 2001
Dinner With Friends Gabe 2001
Frequency Frank Sullivan 2000
CBS Cares Himself 2000
Any Given Sunday Jack 'Cap' Rooney 1999
SpongeBob SquarePants Grandpa Redbeard (voice) 1999
Playing by Heart Hugh 1999
The Parent Trap Nick Parker 1998
Everything That Rises Jim Clay 1998
Savior Guy 1998
Switchback Frank LaCrosse 1997
Gang Related William 1997
The View Self 1997
The Daily Show Self - Guest 1996
Dragonheart Bowen 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Himself, Himself (archive footage) 1996
Muppets Tonight Himself 1996
Something To Talk About Eddie Bichon 1995
Cartelera Himself (archive footage) 1994
Extra with Billy Bush Self, Himself, Self (archive footage) 1994
Wyatt Earp Doc Holliday 1994
Inside the Actors Studio Himself - Guest 1994
Flesh And Bone Arlis Sweeney 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself - Guest 1993
Undercover Blues Jeff Blue 1993
Late Show with David Letterman Himself - Guest 1993
Wilder Napalm Biff the Clown 1993
HBO First Look Himself 1992
Getaway Himself - Celebrity traveller 1992
Postcards From The Edge Jack Faulkner 1990
Come See The Paradise Jack McGurn 1990
Great Balls of Fire! Jerry Lee Lewis 1989
Everybody's All-American Gavin Grey 1988
Inside Edition Himself 1988
Sidewalks Entertainment Himself - Guest 1994
D.O.A. Dexter Cornell 1988
Suspect Eddie Sanger 1987
Innerspace Lt. Tuck Pendleton 1987
The Big Easy Remy McSwain 1986
Enemy Mine Davidge 1985
Dreamscape Alex Gardner 1984
The New Show Himself / Various 1984
Bill: On His Own Barry Morrow 1983
The Right Stuff Gordon Cooper 1983
Jaws 3-D Mike Brody 1983
Tough Enough Art Long 1983
Johnny Belinda Kyle Hager 1982
Bill Barry Morrow 1981
Entertainment Tonight Himself (archive footage), Himself 1981
Stripes Extra at Graduation Ceremony 1981
The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia Travis Child 1981
Caveman Lar 1981
All Night Long Freddie Dupler 1981
The Long Riders Ed Miller 1980
Gorp Mad Grossman 1980
Breaking Away Mike 1979
Are You In The House Alone? Phil Lawver 1978
Our Winning Season Paul Morelli 1978
September 30, 1955 Frank 1978
The Seniors Alan 1978
I Never Promised You a Rose Garden Shark, Baseball Pitcher 1977
Saturday Night Live Himself - Host / Various 1975
Baretta Scott Martin 1975
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself 1962

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2011 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2010 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
2003 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
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