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With every role he plays, DENNIS QUAID (Carl King) upholds his place as one of the most charismatic actors of our time. In his first television series, Quaid stars in the new CBS drama series VEGAS. Directed by James Mangold, Quaid plays Ralph Lamb, a former cowboy who becomes the sheriff of Las Vegas, bringing law and order to a town run by mobsters and small time crooks.

This fall, Quaid was seen in THE WORDS opposite Bradley Cooper and Jeremy Irons. He also attended the Telluride and Toronto Film Festival on behalf of Ramin Bahrani's AT ANY PRICE, in which she stars alongside Zac Efron. Sony Classics will release the film in Spring 2013. His recent films SOUL SURFER and FOOTLOOSE were both released in 2011.

In 2010, Dennis starred in the Sony Screen Gems fantasy-thriller, LEGION, alongside Paul Bettany. He also portrayed President Bill Clinton in the HBO movie, THE SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP, directed by Richard Loncraine, for which Dennis received Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Emmy Award nominations.

Soon after his arrival in Hollywood, Quaid landed the plum role of a working-class tough in BREAKING AWAY. Since that time, his list of starring roles crosses genres and decades, reaffirming his place as one of the most versatile and magnetic actors on the screen today. Quaid received honors from 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 performance in the critically acclaimed 2002 film, FAR FROM HEAVEN.

Quaid has worked with the best directors, including Stephen Sommers, Paul Weitz, Roland Emmerich, Mike Figgis, Todd Haynes, Steven Soderbergh, Oliver Stone, Nancy Meyers, Lasse Hallstrom, Lawrence Kasdan, Steve Kloves, Herbert Ross, Mike Nichols, Alan Parker, Taylor Hackford, Joe Dante, Wolfgang Petersen, Ivan Reitman, Walter Hill and Peter Yates.

His list of onscreen collaborations includes the names of the industry's brightest stars: Forest Whitaker, Sigourney Weaver, William Hurt, Sarah Jessica Parker, Hugh Grant, Scarlett Johansson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Billy Bob Thornton, Sharon Stone, Julianne Moore, Benicio del Toro, Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Al Pacino, Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx, Sean Connery, Julia Roberts, Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Meryl Streep, Meg Ryan, Kathleen Turner, Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard, Ed Harris, Scott Glenn and Bill Murray, among many others.

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