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Originally posted 11/30/2012 09:20PM
Dennis Quaid is ready to end his marriage for good.
After his wife of eight years, Kimberly Buffington-Quaid, sought legal separation in October, the Vegas star filed Friday for divorce in Los Angeles Superior Court.
The actor requests joint physical and legal custody of their 4-year-old twins, Thomas and Zoe, and offers to pay spousal support, according to the petition.
This will be the third divorce for Quaid, 58, who was previously married to Meg Ryan and P.J. Soles.
Originally posted 10/19/2012 12:55PM
After fighting to save their marriage for the last six months, Dennis Quaid and Kimberly Buffington-Quaid are calling it quits once more, with Kimberly filing for legal separation.
"Kimberly and Dennis Quaid have decided to legally separate after 8 years of marriage. They ask that their privacy and the privacy of their family be respected during this difficult time," a rep for the actor said Friday.
The former real estate agent had filed for divorce in March, saying in papers that things between them had "become insupportable because of discord or conflict of personalities."
Originally posted 05/17/2012 09:35AM
The upfront event for top-rated CBS typically has the smoothness and confidence of a long-running Broadway musical that makes other productions in the area look like dinner theater.
Wednesday afternoon's event, which included an entertaining rap-opera number by NCIS L.A. star LL Cool J and lyric soprano Danielle de Niese, was no different. CEO Les Moonves, bragging about the network's position of strength, summed up his pitch to advertisers in four syllables.
"Blah," he began, concluding, "blah, blah, blah."
The biggest news was the announcement that Two and a Half Men, having re-secured the services of wily man-child Ashton Kutcher, was being moved to Thursdays and teamed with The Big Bang Theory.
The theory is that this will defeat other networks by creating an impenetrable force field of howling sitcom laughter.
Originally posted 05/04/2012 03:45PM
Has Dennis Quaid's marriage been saved?
His wife Kimberly Buffington-Quaid filed for divorce last March in Texas, citing "discord or conflict of personalities," but has now withdrawn her papers, the Travis County court clerk confirms.
It was not immediately known why. The "notice of nonsuit" was filed by her attorney on April 26.
The couple were married in 2004, and at the time the divorce was announced, a rep for the actor, 58, said the pair were working out a "satisfactory settlement."
Originally posted 03/13/2012 02:30PM
The son of two movie veterans will square off against Katniss Everdeen in the highly-anticipated Hunger Games film.
Jack Quaid, 19 – whose parents are Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid – plays Marvel, one of the tributes who competes in the annual battle to the death in this post-apocalyptic fantasy.
"Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine anything like this," he told PEOPLE at the movie's premiere in L.A. Monday night. "This is so surreal to be here. It's insane."
Originally posted 03/09/2012 11:10AM
Dennis Quaid's wife, Kimberly Buffington-Quaid, is ending their marriage.
According to court papers obtained by TMZ.com, Buffington-Quaid says she is filing for divorce because things have "become insupportable because of discord or conflict of personalities."
In a statement released to Extra on Friday a rep for the actor said, "We can confirm that Kimberley Quaid has filed for divorce. Contrary to what has been reported, a satisfactory settlement is being worked out for both parties."
Originally posted 10/20/2011 09:15AM
If you're in the mood for a little ranch living on 418 acres of Montana wilderness with spectacular views of Big Sky Country, Dennis Quaid would like to sell you something.
Quaid, 57, has put his sprawling Emigrant, Mont., property – half the size of New York's Central Park – on the market for $14 million. JamesList has posted a set of lavish photos of the place, which includes a 5,300-square-foot main residence, four guest houses, a ranch manager's home and horse facilities.
Located in the Paradise Valley of southwest Montana, near Yellowstone National Park, the ranch also offers fishing along two miles of Six Mile Creek and two ponds, as well as historic gold mines.
Originally posted 04/10/2011 09:50AM
While Dennis Quaid has been shedding light on his latest flick, Soul Surfer, his brother Randy Quaid has been in the news with wife Evi – under a dark cloud.
The troubled couple has been on the run from police since failing to appear in court several times for a felony vandalism arraignment stemming from an October 2010 incident.
Dennis, 56, who has remained relatively quiet on his brother's disappearance and criminal record, finally acknowledges that Randy, 60, is in his thoughts.
"I love my brother," Dennis told PEOPLE recently while promoting his film at L.A.'s Luxe Hotel. "That's all I can say. I love my brother and I miss my brother. That's all I'm going to say."
– Dahvi Shira
Originally posted 07/04/2010 11:35AM
Call it civic duty or patriotic pride, Hollywood is no stranger to showing support for the red, white and blue. Actors and filmmakers alike have produced films about protecting and defending our country against everything from terrorists to aliens to giant astroids. Whether based on real-life leaders or leaders created by a screenwriter's imagination, some of screen's heaviest hitters have taken their turn portraying the President of the United States. But who served the office best? Our faves are:
Originally posted 05/02/2009 11:45AM
Expanding their brood, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick announced this week they are welcoming twin girls via a surrogate.
By not revealing any details about why they chose a surrogate, Parker, 44, and Broderick, 47, have left many of their well-wishing fans with questions.
For example, what is a surrogate? They are women, often with children of their own, who offer to carry the babies of couples who experience infertility. The most common variety, known as a gestational carrier, carries an embryo provided by the couple, and has no genetic relationship to the child in question (the womb-for-rent scenario). Other surrogates use sperm provided by the couple, but their own eggs.
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