Dennis Quaid movies: 15 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Far from Heaven,’ ‘The Big Easy,’ ‘Breaking Away’

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Dennis Quaid movies: 15 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Far from Heaven,’ ‘The Big Easy,’ ‘Breaking Away’
It is hard to believe that the forever youthful Dennis Quaid turns 65 on April 9, 2019. His successful film career that started close to 40 years ago was perhaps spurred by the success of his older brother Randy Quaid, who had left their Texas home and became an Oscar-nominated actor (he received a Supporting Actor nomination in 1973 for “The Last Detail”).

He dropped out of the University of Houston and moved to Los Angeles to also pursue a professional acting career. After a brief period of struggle, he started gaining small roles in films like “I Never Promised You a Rose Garden” about a young girl’s battle with mental illness and “September 30, 1955” about the effects on a small-town boy when he finds out about the death of James Dean.

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Quaid also found work in a number of television movies and then gained huge
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