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DENNIS QUAID (Prof. Jack Hall) was honored by the New York Film Critics Circle and The Independent Spirit Awards as Best Supporting Actor of the Year, and also garnered nominations for a Golden Globe® Award and Screen Actors Guild Award® for his emotional turn as a closet homosexual in 1950s New York in the critically acclaimed 2002 film "Far From Heaven.”

Quaid also stars in Twentieth Century Fox's upcoming remake of "The Flight of the Phoenix.” Directed by John Moore, the thriller revolves around a group of men who survive a plane crash in an African desert and attempt to build a plane from the wreckage.

Quaid recently starred with Sharon Stone in the thriller "Cold Creek Manor,” directed by Mike Figgis ("Leaving Las Vegas”), about a family who finds the perfect house in a small town, only to be harassed by the former occupant, played by Stephen Dorff.

He has a starring role as General Sam Houston in "The Alamo,” directed by John Lee Hancock. The film centers around the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.

In 2002, Quaid starred in the title role of a high school baseball coach in the box-office hit "The Rookie,” based on the true story of pitcher Jim Morris who makes the major leagues at the age of 35. The film, directed by John Lee Hancock and produced by Mark Johnson, Gordon Gray and Mark Ciardi, received an ESPY award by ESPN for Best Sports Film of the Year.

Quaid appeared in the critically acclaimed Steven Soderbergh suspense drama "Traffic” for USA Films, opposite Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, playing a high-powered attorney who became involved in a web of deceit and scandal that result in deadly consequences.

In 2001, Quaid starred in HBO's "Dinner with Friends” for director Norman Jewison. Based on Donald Margulies' Pulitzer-Prize winning play, the story explores the strains of modern-day marriages. The film received a 2002 Emmy® nomination for Best TV Movie.

Quaid also starred in the 2000 hit "Frequency,” in which he played a heroic firefighter who died at a young age, but was able to communicate with the son he left behind due to a time warp. The year before, he appeared in "Any Given Sunday,” directed by Oliver Stone, in which he portrayed an aging quarterback legend who struggles with the demise of his career.

Quaid made his directorial debut for TNT with the television film "Everything that Rises,” the story of a Wyoming man's struggle to hold on to the land passed down through generations, which takes on a new poignancy when his son is critically injured in an auto accident. Quaid also starred in Nancy Meyer's box-office hit "The Parent Trap,” a remake of the 1961 classic, which was a summer 1998 release.

In 1998, Quaid appeared in the critically acclaimed film "Savior,” directed by Peter Antonijevic, starring as a French-American mercenary who reclaims his humanity by rescuing a girl orphaned by the Bosnian War. Critics hailed his performance as the best of his career.

Quaid received considerable critical praise for his role as Doc Holliday in the Western "Wyatt Earp” and for the Oscar® nominated space epic "The Right Stuff.”

Quaid's film credits also include "Switchback,” "Gang Related,” Lasse Hallstrom's "Something to Talk About” opposite Julia Roberts and Robert Duvall, the fantasy action-adventure film "Dragonheart,” Steve Kloves' critically acclaimed "Flesh and Bone,” Alan Parker's World War II saga "Come See the Paradise,” Taylor Hackford's "Everybody's All- American,” Peter Yates' "Suspect,” Annabel Jankel's remake of the 1949 film noir "D.O.A.,” Jim Bridges' "The Big Easy,” and Joe Dante's "Innerspace.” He showcased his musical talents in the films "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia,” "Tough Enough” and "Great Balls


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