Dennis Quaid

1954 - Today

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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 1980s, 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), Traffic (2000), The Rookie (2002), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Vantage Point (2008), Footloose (2011), Soul Surfer (2011), and The Intruder (2019). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dennis Quaid has received more than 14,099,451 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Dennis Quaid is the 587th most popular actor (up from 737th in 2019), the 1,087th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,467th in 2019) and the 294th 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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  • 14M

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  • 70.28

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  • 52

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Dennis Quaid ranks 587 out of 10,030Before him are Rachel Weisz, Jim Broadbent, Richard Dreyfuss, Anne Hathaway, Milla Jovovich, and Nastassja Kinski. After him are Gert Fröbe, Shelley Duvall, Kenneth Branagh, Jeremy Renner, Tim Roth, and Anthony Mann.

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Among people born in 1954, Dennis Quaid ranks 28Before him are Annie Lennox, Dieter Bohlen, Michael Moore, Harald Schumacher, Ray Liotta, and Serzh Sargsyan. After him are Carlos Ghosn, Halimah Yacob, Velupillai Prabhakaran, Jim Belushi, Yanni, and Condoleezza Rice.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dennis Quaid ranks 1,087 out of 15,968Before him are Jackie Robinson (1919), Robert Wise (1914), Jean M. Auel (1936), J. J. Cale (1938), Tony Bennett (1926), and Mike Pence (1959). After him are Shelley Duvall (1949), Jeremy Renner (1971), James M. Buchanan (1919), Edmund Phelps (1933), Hunter S. Thompson (1937), and Anthony Mann (1906).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Dennis Quaid ranks 294Before him are Winona Ryder (1971), Danny Aiello (1933), R. Lee Ermey (1944), Adam West (1928), Richard Dreyfuss (1947), and Anne Hathaway (1982). After him are Shelley Duvall (1949), Jeremy Renner (1971), Anthony Mann (1906), Kevin Bacon (1958), Idina Menzel (1971), and Uma Thurman (1970).

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