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Dennis Quaid, Julianne Moore Aim for White House

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Dennis Quaid, Julianne Moore Aim for White House

Originally posted 03/25/2009 10:05AM

They both walked the red carpet in the 1990s, so maybe Dennis Quaid and Julianne Moore will have an easier time acting as if they're at the Clinton White House.

The actors will portray Bill and Hillary Clinton in an HBO movie titled Special Relationship, Variety reports. The film, featuring Michael Sheen in yet another turn as former British prime minister Tony Blair – as he did in the 2006 movie The Queen – will focus on the political relationship between president and prime minister.

The film is to be directed by Peter Morgan, who also wrote The Queen. No start to filming or proposed airdate has been determined as yet.
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Dennis Quaid Returns to Hospital – with Oprah's Crew

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Dennis Quaid Returns to Hospital – with Oprah's Crew

Originally posted 03/05/2009 03:20PM

Sixteen months after Dennis Quaid and his wife Kimberly rushed their newborn twins to the hospital – and three months after the couple reached a settlement with the facility for the accidental overdose of their babies – the actor returns to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles to see what measures have been secured so the mistake does not repeat itself.

And, this time, he's accompanied by a crew from The Oprah Winfrey Show, for an episode to air March 10.

"I [felt] like when you go to hospitals, before this incident, that I [would] be taken care of and everything's gonna be fine," Quaid, 54, tells Winfrey. "People know what they're doing. And they do for the most part. But mistakes happen. Errors occur all the time."

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How to Get Your Hands on Channing Tatum

How to Get Your Hands on Channing Tatum

Originally posted 02/10/2009 08:20AM

He may be engaged, but ladies looking to get their hands on Channing Tatum can now take the hard-bodied hunk home with them.

Tatum is one of five G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra stars to have a Hasbro action figure modeled in his likeness, alongside Sienna Miller and Dennis Quaid.

Joining a long list of celeb action figures before them, Tatum's "Duke," Miller's "The Baroness" and Quaid's "General Hawk" will be revealed at Toy Fair from February 15-18 in New York. But PEOPLE has your exclusive first look at the dolls.

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Dennis Quaid Settles Babies' Overdose for $750,000 | Dennis Quaid

Trials & Lawsuits

Dennis Quaid Settles Babies' Overdose for $750,000

Originally posted 12/15/2008 08:35PM

Dennis Quaid and his wife Kimberly have reached a settlement of $750,000 against Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for the accidental overdose of their newborn twins in 2007.

The agreement is pending the approval of a Los Angeles judge.

"The settlement is the result of extensive negotiations between the parties and their respective legal representatives, and is intended to avoid the time, expense and uncertainty of litigation," say papers filed in L.A. Superior Court on Monday.

An attorney for Quaid declined to comment.

Just two weeks after twins Thomas Boone and Zoe Grace were born in November 2007 via gestational carrier, they were accidentally given a massive overdose of the blood thinner Heparin, and spent days battling for their lives.

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Quaid: 'Happy Ending' After Twins' Medical Scare | Dennis Quaid, Kimberly Buffington

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Dennis Quaid: 'Happy Ending' After Twins' Medical Scare

Originally posted 03/28/2008 07:45AM

The joys of being a new dad are especially sweet for Dennis Quaid, whose four-month-old twins survived a near-fatal drug overdose while hospitalized late last year.

"It's the greatest thing to hold those kids and see their faces because we had a happy ending," he told PEOPLE. "It's great be a normal dad with the normal problems of not having enough hands for both of them."

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Hospital Fined Over Quaid Babies' Overdose | Dennis Quaid

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Hospital Fined Over Quaid Babies' Overdose

Originally posted 03/21/2008 10:00AM

Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been fined $25,000 by the California Department of Public Health on Thursday in the matter of giving overdoses of a blood thinner to three infants, including the newborn twins of Dennis Quaid and his wife Kimberly.

In all, 11 hospitals were fined for violations that caused or were "likely to cause, serious injury or death to patients," the Associated Press reports.

Cedars spokesman Richard Elbaum said the facility cooperated with state authorities and intends to pay the fine. The hospital has since apologized to the patients' families and said it has taken steps to better train staff to staff.

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Dennis Quaid: Babies' Blood 'Was Everywhere'

Originally posted 03/14/2008 09:00AM



Having each lived through a parent's worst nightmare, Dennis Quaid and his wife, Kimberly, are speaking out again about the medical errors that nearly took the lives of their newborn twins – this time for a national television audience.

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Dennis Quaid: Twins Doing 'Fine, Great' | Dennis Quaid

Babies

Dennis Quaid: Twins Doing 'Fine, Great'

Originally posted 02/20/2008 01:25PM

With his 3-month-old twins, Thomas and Zoe, "doing fine, doing great," and his 15-year-old son Jack savoring the role of big brother, Dennis Quaid is one happy family man.

Also added to this domestic mix is the 2-year-old girl who Quaid's ex-wife, Meg Ryan, adopted in China, the star of the new movie Vantage Point tells USA Today.

"He's very bonded to Daisy," says Quaid of Jack, admitting that he too has gotten to know Daisy "a little bit" himself. "It's fantastic for Jack having a little brother and sisters now. He really wanted to have a little brother, and I really wanted to have a little girl, so we all got what we wanted."

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Dennis Quaid: 'The Kids Are Fantastic' | Dennis Quaid

Babies

Dennis Quaid: 'The Kids Are Fantastic'

Originally posted 02/09/2008 08:00AM

Dennis Quaid, whose newborn twins Zoe and Boone were hospitalized after a medication error last year, says that now "everyone is doing great" – and the only problem for him and his wife Kimberly is sleep depravation.

"The kids are fantastic and really healthy and happy kids," the actor said at Friday in Santa Monica at a press event for his new action thriller, Vantage Point.

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Sundance Wrap-Up: Quaid, Farrell Save the Day | Dennis Quaid

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Sundance Wrap-Up: Quaid, Farrell Save the Day

Originally posted 01/28/2008 11:00AM

The festival's over and the swag suites are now closed. PEOPLE Movie Critic Leah Rozen weighs in on the best and worst from this year's Sundance:

Like wine vintages, some years at film festivals are better than others. This year's Sundance Film Festival was by general consensus a lackluster one.

Some 120 features screened during the 10-day festival, which concluded on Saturday (for a complete list of winners, click here). Of these, many highly anticipated commercial entries were washouts, while smaller films that scored with audiences and critics mostly have limited commercial prospects.

Among the biggest disappointments were three films with show business settings and starring big names: What Just Happened?, The Great Buck Howard and The Deal. All three are still seeking distributors.

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