I CAN ONLY IMAGINE
DENNIS QUAID was born in Houston to Juanita Bonniedale
a real- estate agent, and William Rudy Quaid, an electrician. He
grew up in the Houston suburb of Bellaire. He was raised a Baptist,
and studied drama, Mandarin Chinese, and dance while a student
at Bellaire High School. He continued study at the University of
Houston but dropped out before completing his degree. He moved
to Los Angeles to pursue a film career where his brother, Randy
Quaid, had already begun to build a successful career. However, Dennis initially
trouble finding film roles, but began to gain notice when he appeared in
AWAY (1979) and earned strong reviews for his role in THE RIGHT STUFF (1983).
Among his many other roles, recently are "American Crime Story" and A DOG'S
PURPOSE. Aside from acting, Quaid is also a musician and plays with his band,
Sharks. He holds a flying license and is a five-handicap golfer.
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