Made in Texas: 20 famous actors from the Lone Star state

18. Randy Quaid

Randy Quaid was born in Houston, Texas in 1950. His mother Juanita (Jordan) Bonniedale was a real estate agent and his father William Rudy Quaid was an electrician. He grew up in the Houston suburb of Bellaire with his brother actor Dennis Quaid and his parents.

Quaid starred in and was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild award for his work in Brokeback Mountain. His first film role was The Last Picture Show (1971).

He received a Golden Globe for playing “Colonel” Tom Parker in Elvis (2005).

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