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America's Leading Man: Dennis Quaid

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America's Leading Man: Dennis Quaid

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America's Leading Man: Dennis Quaid

America's Leading Man: Dennis Quaid

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Actor Dennis Quaid's new film is a family comedy called Yours, Mine, and Ours. He first became famous for playing a small-town cyclist in Breaking Away in 1979; since then he has starred in a slew of hit films.

Quaid's resume includes The Right Stuff, The Big Easy, Innerspace, Great Balls Of Fire, Any Given Sunday, The Day After Tomorrow, and Far From Heaven.