How old is Dennis Quaid? Net worth, Plastic surgery, Height

Dennis Quaid bio

Dennis William Quaid was born in Houston, Texas USA, on April 9, 1954 – his zodiac sign is Aries and he holds US citizenship. He’s an actor who’s starred in more than 100 movies and TV series, while he’s perhaps best known for his portrayal of a supporting character in the 2003 romantic drama “Far From Heaven,” written and directed by Todd. Haynes, and which starred Julianne Moore and Dennis Haysbert. The story follows a woman living in Connecticut in the 1950s who faces marriage issues as well as racial tensions around the world. The film was a hit, winning 102 awards while being nominated for a further 96, including four Oscars – for his performance as husband, Dennis won a New York Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor.

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Childhood and education

Dennis was raised alongside his older brother Randy Quaid who is also an actor, best known for his role in the comedy film “The Last Detail” for which he was nominated for Golden Globes, BAFTAs and Oscars. Their father, William Rudy Quaid was an electrician, while their mother Juanita B. ‘Nita’ Quaid was a real estate agent.

Dennis studied at Paul W. Horn Elementary School before moving on to Pershing Middle School and eventually ending up at Bellaire High School, where he was interested in studying the Mandarin language, and he also practiced dancing . Upon enrolling in 1972, he enrolled at the University of Houston to study acting under the tutelage of Cecil Pickett, however, Dennis soon decided to drop out and move to Los Angeles California in pursuit of an acting career.

Film roles

Dennis made his film debut (uncredited) in 1975, when he played a bellhop in the action comedy “Crazy Mama,” but didn’t gain recognition until 1980, when he played Ed Miller. in the western “The Long Riders”, written by Bill Bryden and Steven Smith, directed by Walter Hill, and which also starred David Carradine and Stacy Keach. The film follows the Jesse James gang of brothers who robbed banks – they won one award and were nominated for another.

He went on to appear in such films as the 1981 musical drama “The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia”, the epic 1983 historical drama “The Right Stuff”, and the dark 1985 sci-fi drama “Enemy Mine”. “.

The year 1988 saw him play the title character Dexter Cornell in the neo-noir mystery thriller “DOA”, which also starred Meg Ryan and Charlotte Rampling, and follows a college professor who must find the girl killer attending his university – the film received mixed reviews.

The year 1993 saw him star alongside Kathleen Turner in the action comedy ‘Undercover Blues’, and he continued to appear in films such as the 1994 documentary ‘A Century of Cinema’, the adventure 1996 British-American fantasy action film “Dragonheart”, and the 1998 comedy-drama “Playing by Heart”.

The following years saw Dennis play lead characters in a few wildly popular and successful films, including the 2002 sports drama “The Rookie” which follows the true story of a man who joined Major League Baseball after turning 35. year; the 2005 apocalyptic film “The Day After Tomorrow,” which also starred Jake Gyllenhaal and Ian Holm; and the 2008 sports film “The Express: The Ernie Davis Story”, based on the book “Ernie Davis: The Elmira Express” about the first African American to play American football.

2017 saw him star in the comedy-drama ‘A Dog’s Purpose’, which follows multiple lives of a dog and its owners, and was nominated for three awards.

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Some of Dennis’ most recent film roles have been in psychological thriller ‘The Intruder’, comedy-drama ‘A Dog’s Journey’ and epic war film ‘Midway’, all released in 2019.

Dennis was recently tapped to appear in five upcoming films, including family film “The Tiger Rising,” biographical drama “On the Line,” and animated “Saurus City” written and directed by Nathan Smith (voice role).

Roles in television series

Dennis made his first TV series appearance in 1977, when he played Scott Martin in the episode “The Sky Is Falling” of the crime drama “Baretta,” but his next series role didn’t come in 2009, when he voiced Grandpa Red-Beard in the episode “Grandpappy the Pirate” of the critically acclaimed animated comedy “SpongeBob SquarePants”.

Dennis then served as executive producer and starred as Sheriff Ralph Lamb in the action crime drama ‘Vegas’, created by Nicholas Pileggi and Greg Walker, and which also starred Michael Chiklis and Carrie-Anne Moss – the series received mostly positive reviews and was nominated for two awards. In 2015, he portrayed Chief in the sketch comedy “Inside Amy Schumer”, then was invited to play the role of Lucky Luciano in the episode “Las Vegas” of the educational comedy “Drunk History”. In 2016, Dennis played Samuel Brukner, one of the main characters in the drama “The Art of More,” which also starred Christian Cooke and Kate Bosworth, and follows crimes involving several New York auction houses.

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Three of Dennis’ most recent TV series roles have been in ten episodes of 2017’s psychological horror thriller “Fortitude,” the third season of 2019’s legal web drama “Goliath,” and the comedy “Merry Happy Whatever.” in which he portrayed lead character Don Quinn in 2019.

Loving life and relationships

Dennis is pretty open when it comes to talking about his love life – he’s been married four times.

On November 25, 1978, he married German-American actress Pamela Jayne Soles, but they divorced in 1983 for unknown reasons. On February 14, 1991, Dennis married American actress Meg Ryan, perhaps best known for her starring roles in the films ‘Sleepless in Seattle’, ‘When Harry Met Sally’ and ‘You’ve Got Mail’.

On April 24, 1992, Meg gave birth to their son Jack Henry, now also an actor, but Dennis and Meg divorced on July 16, 2001 after a year apart. In 2001, Dennis dated model and actress Shanna Lynn Moakler for several months. On July 4, 2004, he married real estate agent Kimberly Buffington, and on November 8, 2007, the two welcomed their fraternal twins born via surrogate. In March 2012, Kimberly filed for divorce but later withdrew the papers on April 26, 2012, however, in November 2012, Dennis filed for divorce, but also denied his request in September 2013. The two finally separated on the 28th June 2016, and their divorce was formalized on April 27, 2018.

From 2016 to 2019, Dennis was in a relationship with model Santa Auzina, but on June 2, 2020, he married Laura Savole in a private ceremony attended only by their closest friends and family due to the pandemic. of COVID-19 – Laura is 39 years younger than Denis.

As of November 2020, Dennis has been married to his fourth wife, Laura Savole, and has three children with his previous wives.

Plastic surgery

Dennis is pretty secretive about any plastic surgery he may have had and hasn’t commented on rumors circulating on the internet that he’s had something done to his face because he appears to be very smooth, too smooth for his age.

Hobbies and other interests

Dennis has an interest in music and is a member of the group he co-founded called the Sharks – he has sung several songs in films such as “On My Way to Heaven” in the Christian biographical drama “I Can Only Imagine”, and “Closer to You” in the neo-noir romantic thriller “The Big Easy.”

He holds a private pilot’s license and once owned a Cessna Citation jet.

Dennis loves to golf and is a bit of a pro as he was named the best golfer in Hollywood by “Golf Digest” magazine. He likes to watch baseball and his favorite team is the Houston Astros – he recounted one of their DVD releases.

Dennis has recently taken an interest in podcasts and in July 2020 created his own – “The Pet Show with Dennis Quaid and Jimmy Jellinek”.

After learning there was a cat named Dennis Quaid in Lynchburg, Virginia, Dennis flew out to adopt him and then brought him to his recording studio.

He was once a cocaine addict and said in an interview with famed radio host Larry King that it was the early 70s when everyone was experimenting with drugs – according to Dennis it once got to the point where he wasn’t able to enjoy himself unless he took cocaine, but after realizing he might be dead in five years, Dennis stopped using it on the spot.

Age, height and net worth

Dennis’ age is 66. He has short brown hair and blue eyes, his height is 6 feet (1.82 m) and he weighs about 165 pounds (74 kg).

As of November 2020, his net worth is estimated to be over $30 million.

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