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  • Randy Quaid

    Born on October 1, 1950 in Houston, Texas

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Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Randy Quaid as "Joe Aguirre"

In 1963, rodeo cowboy Jack Twist (Jake Gyllenhaal) and ranch hand Ennis Del Mar (Heath Ledger) are hired by rancher Joe Aguirre (Randy Quaid) as sheep herders in Wyoming. One night on Brokeback Mountain, Jack makes a drunken pass at Ennis that is eventually reciprocated. Though Ennis marries his longtime sweetheart, Alma (Michelle Williams), and Jack marries a fellow rodeo rider (Anne Hathaway), the two men keep up their tortured and sporadic affair over the course of 20 years.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Randy Quaid in the news

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'Christmas Vacation': Chevy Chase, Randy Quaid and Beverly D'Angelo On Set in 1989 (VIDEO)

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Dec 19th 2011, 12:50PM

Dec 19th 2011, 12:50PM

Terror Tuesday Report: Parents

Posted by
Brian Salisbury on Nov 30th 2010, 11:35AM

Nov 30th 2010, 11:35AM

Randy Quaid: Is He Crazy or Making an 'I'm Still Here' Sequel?

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Nov 1st 2010, 9:37AM

Nov 1st 2010, 9:37AM

Terror Tuesday Report: The Wraith

Posted by
Brian Salisbury on Aug 23rd 2010, 5:55AM

Aug 23rd 2010, 5:55AM

Yesterday, Did You Celebrate Our 'Independence Day'?

Posted by
William Goss on Jul 5th 2009, 1:02PM

Jul 5th 2009, 1:02PM

Randy Quaid to Meet the Press?

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jul 3rd 2008, 7:32AM

Jul 3rd 2008, 7:32AM

Randy Quaid Hammers Another Nail Into His Professional Coffin

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Feb 10th 2008, 9:02AM

Feb 10th 2008, 9:02AM

Retro Cinema: Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure

Posted by
Patrick Walsh on Aug 31st 2007, 6:02AM

Aug 31st 2007, 6:02AM

Retro Cinema: Vegas Vacation

Posted by
Patrick Walsh on Aug 30th 2007, 9:06AM

Aug 30th 2007, 9:06AM

Retro Cinema: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Posted by
Patrick Walsh on Aug 28th 2007, 5:02AM

Aug 28th 2007, 5:02AM

Retro Cinema: National Lampoon's Vacation

Posted by
Patrick Walsh on Aug 21st 2007, 7:06AM

Aug 21st 2007, 7:06AM

Randy Quaid: Thoughtful Hitman

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Mar 9th 2007, 2:02PM

Mar 9th 2007, 2:02PM

Randy the Tennis Coach

Posted by
Erik Davis on Oct 12th 2006, 11:32AM

Oct 12th 2006, 11:32AM

Quaid Drops Brokeback Suit -- But He Totally Won. Really.

Posted by
Martha Fischer on May 3rd 2006, 6:30AM

May 3rd 2006, 6:30AM

New On DVD - Bee Season, Brokeback Mountain, The Chronicles Of Narnia

Posted by
Robert Newton on Apr 6th 2006, 4:03AM

Apr 6th 2006, 4:03AM

Quickhits: Quaid Sues Over Brokeback, Street Fight to Ironweed, Jackson to Penguins

Posted by
Martha Fischer on Mar 24th 2006, 4:06PM

Mar 24th 2006, 4:06PM

Richard Petty flick will definitely star some Quaid or other

Posted by
Martha Fischer on Jan 9th 2006, 10:05AM

Jan 9th 2006, 10:05AM

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