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Randy Quaid

Quaid in 2008
Born Randy Randall Rudy Quaid
(1950-10-01) October 1, 1950 (age 66)
Houston, Texas, United States
Residence USA
Alma mater University of Houston
Occupation Actor
Years active 1971–2009
Spouse(s)

Evi Quaid (1989–present)
Ella Jolly (1980–1986)

Relatives Dennis Quaid (brother)

I just always wanted to be left alone to go into a creative space.
What I wish more than anything is that I could start getting press about my work as an actor. That is what I do. I'm not a criminal.
Randy Quaid
I'm not crazy. I play a lot of crazy characters, but I'm an actor.
I don't trust Santa Barbara as far as I can spit. I am afraid that if I went back there, it's possible that I could be run through their system, their judicial system, and wind up in some county jail where I could be killed and I'm not gonna take that chance.
Randy Quaid
I love Canada.
I am being embezzled by a monstrous ring of accountants, estate planners and lawyers who are mercilessly slandering me and trying to kill my career and, I believe, murder me in order to gain control of my royalties.
Randy Quaid
I've been racketeered on.
I went through this delayed-adolescence thing. I didn't want to be tied down to a family.
Randy Quaid

Just about every actor wants to be a Disney cartoon voice at some point.
Acting's more of a business for me now.
It's possible for people to gain control of every facet of your life.
My finances have been decimated by a group of people, such as my ex-attorney, my ex-business manager, and an estate planner, specifically. And they have conspired together to – to co-op my corporations, put in trustees without my knowledge.
Randy Quaid
Now with the Internet, a celebrity is fair game, and it's all designed to sell advertising space.
Randy Quaid
When I was a kid and the carnival would come to the shopping centre, I'd go down and talk to all the people running the rides. I like that whole lifestyle, moving from town to town in a nomadic existence.
Randy Quaid
If you don't stick up for what's yours, and defend what's yours… what are you?
Randy Quaid
I love playing characters that are bigger than life and maybe have a darker side that they present to the world. Those are good characters.
Randy Quaid
I love my brother. I miss my brother.
I would not do anything to besmirch my reputation any further than it has already been.
Randy Quaid
I would never walk off any show.
Just about every actor wants to be a Disney cartoon voice at some point.