Quaid to Hollywood: I'm Outta Here

Actor isn't retiring, just packing up family for move back to Texas
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 16, 2008 1:03 PM CDT
In a more somber moment, Quaid testifies in Washington on drug and medical device regulations and state liability claims, after the near death of his twin infants from over-medication.   (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson)
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(Newser) – Actor Dennis Quaid is heading for the hills—no, make that the plains—of Texas with his family, OK! reports. He’s relocating to his hometown, Houston, to be nearer friends and family, Quaid says, not quitting the business.

“We have a lot of family there and we have a really nice plot of land,” Quaid said of Houston. “We have 30 or 40 friends and family members within two miles of us. It’s kind of a no-brainer.” (Read more Dennis Quaid stories.)