Dennis Quaid



Place of birth:

Houston, Texas, USA:


Dennis William Quaid (born April 9, 1954) is an American actor. He became known during the 1980s after appearing in several successful films, including as Mike Brody in Jaws 3-D (1983), Alex Gardner in Dreamscape (1984), Remy McSwain in The Big Easy (1987), Tuck Pendleton in Innerspace (1987), Jefferson "Jeff" Blue in Undercover Blues (1993), Bowen in Dragonheart (1996), Joe Doe/William in Gang Related (1997), Frank Towns in Flight of the Phoenix (2004), Jack Hall in The Day After Tomorrow (2004) and Reverend Shaw Moore in Footloose (2011).

Film Credits

Midway (2019)
as Vice Admiral William 'Bull' Halsey
Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk Works (2019)
as Kelly Johnson
A Dog's Journey (2019)
as Ethan
The Intruder (2019)
as Charlie Peck
Kin (2018)
as Hal Solinski
I Can Only Imagine (2018)
as Arthur
A Dog's Purpose (2017)
as Adult Ethan
Truth (2015)
as Lt. Colonel Roger Charles
Movie 43 (2013)
as Charlie Wessler (segment "The Pitch")
Playing for Keeps (2012)
as Carl
The Words (2012)
as Clay Hammond
At Any Price (2012)
as Henry Whipple
What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)
as Ramsey Cooper
Beneath the Darkness (2012)
as Ely
Footloose (2011)
as Rev. Shaw Moore
Soul Surfer (2011)
as Tom Hamilton
The Special Relationship (2010)
as Bill Clinton
Legion (2010)
as Bob Hanson
Pandorum (2009)
as Payton
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
as General Hawk
Horsemen (2009)
as Aidan Breslin
The Express (2008)
as Ben Schwartzwalder
Smart People (2008)
as Lawrence Wetherhold
Vantage Point (2008)
as Thomas Barnes
Battle for Terra (2007)
as Roven (voice)
2005 Houston Astros: The Championship Season (2006)
as Voice
American Dreamz (2006)
as President Staton
Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
as Frank Beardsley
In Good Company (2004)
as Dan Foreman
Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
as Frank Towns
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
as Jack Hall
The Alamo (2004)
as Sam Houston
Cold Creek Manor (2003)
as Cooper Tilson
Sesame Street: Kid's Guide to Life: Telling the Truth (2003)
The Making of Far From Heaven (2002)
as Himself
Far from Heaven (2002)
as Frank Whitaker
The Rookie (2002)
as Jimmy Morris
Dinner with Friends (2001)
as Gabe
Frequency (2000)
as Frank Sullivan
Traffic (2000)
as Arnie Metzger
Any Given Sunday (1999)
as Jack 'Cap' Rooney
Playing by Heart (1998)
as Hugh
The Parent Trap (1998)
as Nick Parker
Everything That Rises (1998)
as Jim Clay
Savior (1998)
as Joshua Rose
Switchback (1997)
as Frank LaCrosse
Gang Related (1997)
as Joe Doe / William
DragonHeart (1996)
as Bowen
Something to Talk About (1995)
as Eddie Bichon
Wyatt Earp (1994)
as Doc Holliday
Flesh and Bone (1993)
as Arlis Sweeney
Undercover Blues (1993)
as Jefferson 'Jeff' Blue
Wilder Napalm (1993)
as Wallace Foudroyant / Biff the Clown
Postcards from the Edge (1990)
as Jack Faulkner
Come See the Paradise (1990)
as Jack McGurn
Great Balls of Fire! (1989)
as Jerry Lee Lewis
Everybody's All-American (1988)
as Gavin Grey
D.O.A. (1988)
as Dexter Cornell
Suspect (1987)
as Eddie Sanger
Innerspace (1987)
as Lt. Tuck Pendleton
The Big Easy (1986)
as Remy McSwain
Enemy Mine (1985)
as Willis Davidge
Dreamscape (1984)
as Alex Gardner
Bill: On His Own (1983)
as Barry Morrow
The Right Stuff (1983)
as Gordon Cooper
Tough Enough (1983)
as Art Long
Jaws 3-D (1983)
as Michael 'Mike' Brody
Bill (1981)
as Barry Morrow
The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia (1981)
as Travis Child
Caveman (1981)
as Lar
All Night Long (1981)
as Freddie Dupler
Stripes (1981)
as Extra at Graduation Ceremony
The Hearse (1980)
as Electriction
The Long Riders (1980)
as Ed Miller
Gorp (1980)
as Mad Grossman
Breaking Away (1979)
as Mike
Are You in the House Alone? (1978)
as Phil Lawver
Our Winning Season (1978)
as Paul Morelli
Amateur Night at the Dixie Bar and Grill (1978)
The Seniors (1978)
as Alan Darby
September 30, 1955 (1977)
as Frank
I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977)
as Shark, Baseball Pitcher
Reagan ()
as Ronald Reagan

Production Credits

Everything That Rises (1998)