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Randy was born under the official name Quaid, Randall Rudy on October 1st, 1950. He has been a credited actor since the 1971 film The Last Picture Show.
Randy Quaid is a dependable leading actor. He has starred in three films including the 1998 action film Bug Buster as the character General George S. Merlin, the 1990 comedy movie Cold Dog Soup playing Jack Cloud and the 1989 comedy release Parents cast as Nick Laemle.
Randy has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in twenty films including: the 2006 biography film Goya's Ghosts as the character King Carlos IV, the 2005 drama movie Brokeback Mountain playing Joe Aguirre and the 2003 comedy release Carolina cast as Theodore 'Ted' Mirabeau.
Randy Quaid has earned salaries up to $2,250,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1996 action film Independence Day, which brought in $306,000,000 at the box office.
In 1999 Randy Quaid produced his first movie, the comedy film The Debtors.
Randy has stayed out of the media limelight, having been interviewed in over two publications and featured in three magazine articles.
As an actor Randy Quaid has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Meadows in the 1973 movie The Last Detail.