Throughout his career, DENNIS QUAID has been featured in a diverse range of films
culminating in an impressive body of work. In addition to receiving a Golden Globe and Screen
Actors Guild nomination for his outstanding performance in Far From Heaven, he received
honors from the New York Film Critics Circle and The Independent Spirit Awards for Best
Supporting Actor of the Year. He was most recently seen in American Dreamz opposite Hugh
Grant and Willem Dafoe, In Good Company with Scarlett Johansson and will soon be seen in the
thriller Vantage Point opposite Matthew Fox and William Hurt.
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 OscarĀ®-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
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