Quaid is especially well known for his title role of a high school baseball coach in Disney's The Rookie and his portrayal of a high-powered attorney in the critically acclaimed drama Traffic. His feature film credits include Yours, Mine and Ours, In Good Company, The Day After Tomorrow, The Alamo, Parent Trap and The Flight of the Phoenix.
For television, Quaid starred in the Emmy Award-winning film Bill and its sequel Bill: On This Own. He also starred in the Emmy-nominated Dinner with Friends for HBO. He made his directorial debut for TNT with the television film, Everything That Rises.
Quaid began acting in high school and studied theater at the University of Houston. His career was launched with the role of an ex-football player in the film Breaking Away. He went on to star in the films The Long Riders, Crazy Mama, Dreamscape, All Night Long and Enemy Mine. His impressive body of work also includes Savior, Wyatt Earp, the Oscar-nominated space epic, The Right Stuff, Any Given Sunday, Something To Talk About, Everybody's All American, Suspect, D.O.A and Flesh and Bone.
Upcoming, Quaid stars in the Universal film The Express and the Mandate Pictures film The Horseman.
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Dennis Quaid Facts
|Dennis William Quaid
|April 9, 1954 (69)
|Houston, Texas, USA
|6' 2" (1m88) How tall is Dennis Quaid compared to you?
|A Dog's Purpose
|The Parent Trap
|The Long Riders
|The Day After Tomorrow