What is Randy Quaid's best film role

Randy Quaid

Randy Quaid (Born October 1, 1950 in Houston, Texas) is an American actor who has played a variety of high-profile character roles since the early 1970s. He is the older brother of actor Dennis Quaid.

life and career

Private

His younger brother Dennis Quaid successfully followed his brother into the acting business. Randy Quaid has been married to producer Evi Motolanez since 1989. He has one child from a previous marriage.

In September 2010, Quaid and Motolanez were arrested for trespassing in California. The couple allegedly lived illegally in the Montecito house where they once lived. The Quaids said they had owned the house since the 1990s. But the property owner, who called the police, produced documents stating that he bought the house in 2007 from a man who had taken it over from the Quaids a few years earlier. The two are said to have caused $ 5,000 in damage, the owner claimed.[5] Both were released a day later on bail of $ 50,000.[6]

They were arrested in Canada on September 23, 2010 for allegedly violating immigration laws.[7] However, since Evi Quaid has Canadian citizenship, both were allowed to stay in Canada. They were then released from security custody.[8] In 2015, they moved from Canada to Evis father in Vermont, and the couple were briefly detained again after crossing the state line before they were released.[9]

Quaid has been spreading conspiracy theories more frequently in recent years, claiming at a press conference in Vancouver in 2010 that a conspiracy group in Hollywood called Star Whackers wanted to kill him for his royalties. Some of his friends like Heath Ledger and David Carradine have already been murdered by this group.[10][11] For this reason he had to flee to Canada.

Filmography (selection)

  • 1971: the last performance(The Last Picture Show)
  • 1972: Is ’what, Doc?(What's Up, Doc?)
  • 1973: Paper Moon
  • 1973: The last command(The Last Detail)
  • 1974: Duddy aims high(The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz)
  • 1975: The man without nerves(Breakout)
  • 1976: Duel on the Missouri(The Missouri Breaks)
  • 1976: This country is my country(Bound for Glory)
  • 1977: The choirboys (The Choirboys)
  • 1978: Michael, the Indian boy (Three Warriors)
  • 1978: 12 noon - Midnight Express(Midnight Express)
  • 1979: The last coup of the Dalton Gang(The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang)
  • 1980: Jeanie's clique(Foxes)
  • 1980: Long Riders(The Long Riders)
  • 1980: The Guyana massacre(Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones)
  • 1981: Hearts squeak(Heartbeeps)
  • 1982: Inside the Third Reich
  • 1983: The shrill four on the move(National Lampoon’s Vacation)
  • 1984: End of the line longing(A Streetcar Named Desire)
  • 1984: The Wild Life
  • 1985: The wife of the professional (The Slugger’s Wife)
  • 1985: Fool for Love
  • 1985–1991: Saturday Night Live (TV series)
  • 1986: Interceptor(The Wraith)
  • 1987: Dear America - letters from Vietnam(Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam) (Voice of Cpl. Kevin Macaulay)
  • 1987: beloved land (Sweet Country)
  • 1987: LBJ: The Early Years
  • 1987: No Man’s Land - crime scene 911(No Man’s Land)
  • 1988: Unwrap me darling (Out Cold)
  • 1988: Moving - backwards into chaos(Moving)
  • 1988: Caddyshack II
  • 1989: Ugh, Daddy's a cannibal(Parents)
  • 1989: Nice presents(National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation)
  • 1990: Texasville
  • 1990: Cold Dog - To hell with the heaven dog (Cold Dog Soup)
  • 1990: Martians Go Home - The freaky aliens (Martians Go Home)
  • 1990: Days of Thunder(Days of Thunder)
  • 1990: A crazy brilliant coup(Quick change)
  • 1992: Frankenstein (TV movie)
  • 1993: Freaks (Freaked)
  • 1994: headlines(The Paper)
  • 1994: The Cleveland Indians II(Major League II)
  • 1994: The Curse of the Starving Class (Curse of Starving Class)
  • 1995: Bye Bye, Love
  • 1996: Last Dance
  • 1996: The Siege of Ruby Ridge(The Siege at Ruby Ridge)
  • 1996: Independence Day
  • 1996: Kingpin - two idiots on the bowling alley(Kingpin)
  • 1996: In a confined space (Get on the bus)
  • 1997: The shrill four in Las Vegas(National Lampoon’s Vegas Vacation)
  • 1998: Bug Buster
  • 1998: Last Rites - sacrament for a murderer(Last Rites)
  • 1998: Hard Rain
  • 1999: Battle of the Kobolds - The legend of a forbidden love(The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns)
  • 1999: Showdown on the way to hell(Purgatory)
  • 1999: Five friends on a secret mission(P.U.N.K.S.)
  • 1999: The Debtors
  • 2000: Email to the White House (Mail to the Chief)
  • 2000: The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle(The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle)
  • 2001: The Day the World Ended(The Day the World Ended)
  • 2001: Not Another Teenage Movie!(Not Another Teen Movie)
  • 2002: Pluto Nash - In the fight against the moon mafia(The Adventures of Pluto Nash)
  • 2002: Frank McKlusky - man for special cases (Frank McKlusky, C.I.)
  • 2003: Carolina - In Search of Mr. Perfect(Carolina)
  • 2003: Kart Racer
  • 2003: Grind - Sex, Boards & Rock’n’Roll(Grind)
  • 2003: Nice presents 2 - Eddie goes swimming(Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie’s Island Adventure)
  • 2003: Black Cadillac
  • 2004: Category 6 - The day of the tornado(Category 6: Day of Destruction)
  • 2004: The cows are on the loose(Home on the Range, Voice of Alameda Slim)
  • 2005: Elvis (TV movie)
  • 2005: Brokeback Mountain
  • 2005: The Ice Harvest
  • 2005: Category 7 - The End of the World(Category 7: The End of the World)
  • 2006: Blade - The Hunt Goes On (Blade: The Series, TV series)
  • 2006: Goya's ghosts(Goya’s Ghosts)
  • 2008: Real Time
  • 2009: Ball’s Out: The Gary Houseman Story
  • 2018: Weight

Awards and nominations

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Randy Quaid | Biography, Movie Highlights and Photos | AllMovie. Retrieved February 4, 2018.
  2. ↑ Staff and agencies: Quaid drops Brokeback pay suit. May 5, 2006, accessed February 4, 2018.
  3. ↑ Sharon Waxman: Lawsuit Over ‘Brokeback Mountain’ Reveals Unease Over Pay for Arthouse ’Films. In: The New York Times. March 29, 2006, ISSN0362-4331 (nytimes.com [accessed February 4, 2018]).
  4. ↑ Robbie Collin: The sad, strange saga of Independence Day hero Randy Quaid. In: The Telegraph. June 24, 2016, ISSN0307-1235 (telegraph.co.uk [accessed February 4, 2018]).
  5. Habit squatters: Randy Quaid arrested for burglary. In: Mirror online. September 20, 2010 (spiegel.de [accessed February 4, 2018]).
  6. Randy Quaid and wife as squatters. In: Tages-Anzeiger, Tages-Anzeiger. September 20, 2010, ISSN1422-9994 (tagesanzeiger.ch [accessed February 4, 2018]).
  7. Canada: Randy Quaid seeks asylum from "Hollywood killers". In: Mirror online. October 23, 2010 (spiegel.de [accessed February 4, 2018]).
  8. Fugitive actor: Randy Quaid and his wife are allowed to stay in Canada for the time being. In: Mirror online. October 28, 2010 (spiegel.de [accessed February 4, 2018]).
  9. Randy Quaid to stay in VT, hopes to become a firefighter. In: Burlington Free Press. (burlingtonfreepress.com [accessed February 4, 2018]).
  10. ↑ Robbie Collin: The sad, strange saga of Independence Day hero Randy Quaid. In: The Telegraph. June 24, 2016, ISSN0307-1235 (telegraph.co.uk [accessed February 10, 2019]).
  11. Randy Quaid: Conspiracy to kill him and other Hollywood stars | The Star. Accessed February 10, 2019.