Dennis Quaid Biography Affair, Divorce, Ethnicity, Nationality, Salary, Net Worth, Height | Who is Dennis Quaid? Dennis Quaid is a famous American actor, best known for his role as Mike in hit movie Breaking Away. He is also widely recognized for his memorable performances in the movies Traffic, Frequency, The Rookie, The Day After .Handsome, well built and able to communicate a rangy sort of charm in front of the camera, Dennis Quaid possesses many star qualities. Despite attaining heartthrob status for his work in such films as The Big Easy, however, Quaid has had a difficult time maintaining this status, thanks in part to work in a number of films that have failed to .Dennis William Quaid was born on , in Houston, Texas. After following in the footsteps of his older brother Randy Quaid also an accomplished actor to the University of Houston, Quaid dropped out in , and moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career…k Followers, Following, Posts See Instagram photos and videos from Dennis Quaid and The Sharks @dennisquaidandthesharks .