Randy Quaid

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Randall Rudy Quaid
  • Birth Place: Houston, TX
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/01/1950, Libra
  • Profession: Actor
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Randy Quaid Fast Facts:
  • Once worked as a janitor and considered going into stand-up comedy.
  • Was a student at the University of Houston when Peter Bogdanovich cast him in the 1968 film Targets. He went on to work with the director on The Last Picture Show (1971), What's Up, Doc? (1972) and Paper Moon (1973).
  • Met his wife, a production assistant and former model, while filming the 1989 flick Bloodhounds of Broadway.
  • Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2003.
  • Provided the voice of the animated Colonel in KFC commercials.
  • Was arrested twice–once in 2009 for allegedly defrauding an innkeeper and again in 2010 on burglary charges–and has sought asylum status in Canada with his wife.
  • Randy Quaid Relationships:
  • Dennis Quaid - Brother
  • Evi Quaid - Wife
  • Nita Quaid - Mother
  • Amanda Quaid - Daughter
  • Ella Jolly - Ex-wife
  • William Quaid - Father
  • Randy Quaid Awards:
  • 2006 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2005 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 1988 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Winner
  • 1974 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1973 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1984 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Special - Nominee
  • 1974 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actor - Nominee
  • 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1987 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Special - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended University of Houston, Houston, TX

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