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March 7, 2011 |
Actor Dennis Quaid has put his equestrian estate in Pacific Palisades on the market at $16.9 million. A French country-style main house, a guesthouse, a studio, a barn and a corral sit on 2 lush acres with a year-round creek. There are eight bedrooms, nine bathrooms and 8,400 square feet of living space. Maids quarters above the kitchen have been converted to a gym. A covered loggia with a fireplace overlooks the swimming pool and spa. Quaid, 56, starred in "Vantage Point" (2008)
April 11, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Monday. Dennis Quaid on troubled Randy Quaid: "I miss my brother. " ( People ) This weekend's Reality Rocks convention was kind of a bust. ( Los Angeles Times ) Nick Cannon bolted from Reality Rocks this weekend to be with Mariah Carey. Are the twins on the way? ( Radar Online ) The prolific director Sidney Lumet has died. ( Los Angeles Times ) The Canadian sitcom "Little Mosque on the Prairie" is popular in 83 countries but can't be seen in the U.S., making it sort of the anti-"Baywatch.
December 23, 2011 |
Actor Dennis Quaid has sold his equestrian estate in Pacific Palisades for $9.5 million. The property came on the market in March at $16.9 million and had been reduced to $10 million. A French country-style main house, built in 2004, sits on 2 acres with a second house, a studio, a barn, a corral and a year-round creek. A beam-ceilinged living room, formal dining room, family room, office, wine cellar, eight bedrooms and nine bathrooms are part of the 8,400-square-foot main house.
March 15, 1989 |
Actor Dennis Quaid apparently is earnest about establishing a side career for himself as a purveyor of roots rock, but on Monday at Club Postnuclear in Laguna Beach, his singing wasn't even up to the yeomanly standard of hundreds of roots-rockers who eke out livings in obscure dives across the land--let alone the caliber of Jerry Lee Lewis, whom Quaid portrays in the upcoming movie "Great Balls of Fire."
June 25, 1990 |
Just in time for Dennis Quaid's performance Friday night at the Coach House, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that opinions expressed in newspapers are now fair game for libel action. Hence, if I were to opine, say, that Mr. Quaid's voice Friday sounded as if he were trying to expel Chicken McNuggets from his windpipe, he might sue me for it. McDonald's might, even.
March 29, 2002 |
It's only fitting that "The Rookie" tells the true story of an athlete who achieved improbable success, because this is a film that overcomes considerable odds itself. Against all expectations, the Dennis Quaid-starring "Rookie" turns out to be an unapologetically emotional film that doesn't make you gag, one that manages to be sentimental without turning into a shameless wallow.
November 23, 2005 |
In the early '60s a Navy widow named Helen North and a Navy warrant officer, Frank Beardsley, a widower, made headlines when they were married in the mission at Carmel because between them they had 18 children. Their story inspired the delightful and surprisingly sophisticated 1968 comedy "Yours, Mine and Ours," starring Lucille Ball and Henry Fonda.
November 10, 2002 |
The kiss didn't exactly come naturally for actor Dennis Quaid. In his new film "Far From Heaven," Quaid's character, a 1950s executive, is discovered, by his wife, sweaty and shirtless in a passionate embrace with a gay barfly, played by Jonathan Walker. Both actors are straight, and Quaid particularly has become known for roles as a guy's guy in such movies as "The Big Easy," "Frequency" and "The Rookie." "I was pretty nervous. I think he was too," Quaid recalled.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 10, 2008 |
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's handling of high-risk drugs placed its pediatric patients in immediate jeopardy of harm, the state said Wednesday in its response to an overdose involving the newborn twins of actor Dennis Quaid. In a 20-page report, the California Department of Public Health said the prestigious Los Angeles hospital gave the twins and another child 1,000 times the intended dosage of the blood thinner heparin Nov. 18.