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Dennis Quaid

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Dennis William Quaid (born April 9, 1954) is an American actor known for a wide variety of dramatic and comedic roles. First gaining widespread attention in the late 1970s, some of his notable credits include Breaking Away (1979), The Right Stuff (1983), The Big Easy (1986), Innerspace (1987), Great Balls of Fire! (1989), Dragonheart (1996), The Parent Trap (1998), Frequency (2000), The Rookie (2002), In Good Company (2004), Yours, Mine & Ours (2005), and Vantage Point (2008). His other film credits include Any Given Sunday (1999), Traffic (2000), The Alamo (2004), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Flight of the Phoenix (2004), American Dreamz (2006), Battle for Terra (2007), G.I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dennis Quaid has received more than 17,070,638 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Dennis Quaid is the 643rd most popular actor (down from 587th in 2019), the 1,188th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,086th in 2019) and the 318th most popular American Actor.

Dennis Quaid is an American actor who has starred in films such as The Right Stuff, The Big Easy, and Far from Heaven.

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  • 17M

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  • 60.96

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 53

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.15

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Dennis Quaid ranks 643 out of 9,996Before him are Nastassja Kinski, Scarlett Johansson, Dirk Benedict, Cliff Robertson, Bubba Smith, and Scott Wilson. After him are Elizabeth Montgomery, Andrew Garfield, Morgan Fairchild, Wentworth Miller, David McCallum, and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

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Among people born in 1954, Dennis Quaid ranks 30Before him are Andrej Babiš, Annie Lennox, Serzh Sargsyan, Fernando Santos, Matt Groening, and Jim Belushi. After him are Michael Moore, Condoleezza Rice, Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, Rene Russo, Vojislav Šešelj, and Harald Schumacher.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dennis Quaid ranks 1,188 out of 18,182Before him are Bubba Smith (1945), Clive Cussler (1931), Robert S. Mulliken (1896), Zelda Fitzgerald (1900), Scott Wilson (1942), and Frank Sheeran (1920). After him are Wallace Carothers (1896), David J. Wineland (1944), George Benson (1943), Etta James (1938), Joe Satriani (1956), and Elizabeth Montgomery (1933).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Dennis Quaid ranks 318Before him are Val Kilmer (1959), Scarlett Johansson (1984), Dirk Benedict (1945), Cliff Robertson (1923), Bubba Smith (1945), and Scott Wilson (1942). After him are Elizabeth Montgomery (1933), Andrew Garfield (1983), Morgan Fairchild (1950), Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967), J. K. Simmons (1955), and Idina Menzel (1971).

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